The Ophthalmology Clinic at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) is continuously seeking qualified Ophthalmic Technologists to join our team of professionals in providing ophthalmology services to our community.
The Ophthalmology Clinic at UI Health leads the way in treating the most serious and complicated eye conditions and diseases. Home of the , we are the No.1 referral for ophthalmologists in our region, and we see more than 35,000 patients each year. We have been leading the way in vision care for more than 150 years. In addition, our are training the best and brightest medical students, in order to bring you the next generation of quality eye care.
The Ophthalmic Technologist performs and records results of standard ophthalmic examination procedures on patients, including the determination of the amount of refractive error in a patient's eyes using corrective lenses and a retinoscope, ocular motility tests and manual visual field tests.
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications Required:
1. A. Two years (24 months) of work experience comparable to that gained performing basic Ophthalmic services.
B. eligibility for certification as an Ophthalmic Technician by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.
C. (A) One year (12 months) of work experience comparable to that gained performing duties as an Ophthalmic Technician
(B) eligibility for certification as an Ophthalmic Technologist by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Apply to Position button below
If a degree or college coursework is required you must provide official transcripts.
Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.
Documentation of high school completion (official transcripts, copy of diploma or GED certificate) may be required in order to be eligible for this position within the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.
If your educational institution doesn't provide electronic transcripts they must mail the transcripts to:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Recruitment and Staffing
Human Resources Building Room 109
715 S. Wood Street M/C 862
Chicago IL 60612
Attn: HC6941 Opthamology Center (HR)
When completing your online application, please be sure to provide your full work history with detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.
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