Technician, Certified Ophthalmic
St. Louis Park, MN 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Job ID #:54469 Location: Park Nicollet Clinic--St. Louis Park 3900 Bldg.
Position Category: Ophthalmology / Optical Services Department: Retina Clinic 0013
Employment Type: Full Time Education Required: N/A
Experience Required: 1+ years Union Representation:Non-Union (NONE)
Work ScheduleM-F, clinic hours between 7:30-5p Job Code: P3OY
Hours/ Pay Period: 80 Date Posted:Oct 13, 2020

Provides advanced level preparation of the patient for Ophthalmic Tests, evaluation, treatment or education-ensuring quality patient services.


The incumbent will have either:

- Successfully completed certification as an Ophthalmic Technician by the Joint commission of Allied Health Personnel of Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) after the required work hours and credits earned at the COA level.


- Alternately, after completion of an accredited Technician program, incumbent has 1 year from date of employment to successfully complete certification.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses:

* Demonstrates knowledge of age-related growth and development principles necessary to provide appropriate service and assure safety of patients.
* Detail oriented individual with strong human relations and organizational skills.
* Ongoing certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician.

JCAHPO certification at COA, COT, or COMT level required. Previous ophthalmology experience, retina experience preferred. This position will work between St. Louis Park and Burnsville locations.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

The Organization
At Park Nicollet you're part of something bigger. We're a member of the HealthPartners organization, an award-winning integrated health care system comprised of several organizations. HealthPartners includes a team of 21,000 people dedicated to making a difference for our members, patients and the community. Whether you want to work in direct patient care, or support those who do, you will find a vast variety of job opportunities. Here, your contributions help to improve lives and impact health care for the better. If you want to make a difference, we want you on our team.

Park Nicollet Mission, Vision and Values
Mission: Our mission is to improve health and well-being in partnership with our members, patients and community.
Vision: Health as it could be, affordability as it must be, through relationships built on trust.

  • Excellence We strive for the best results and always look for ways to improve.
  • Compassion We care and show empathy and respect for each person.
  • Partnership We are strongest when we work together and with those we serve.
  • Integrity We are open and honest, and we keep our commitments.

What makes us unique?
At Park Nicollet, we never forget why we're here. Your health and well-being is our top priority and is at the forefront of everything we do. We believe outstanding health care is delivered when we merge the science and intellect of medicine with the compassion, spirit and humanity of our hearts. We refer to this as "Head + Heart, Together," and it exists to inspire constant improvement and lasting success. We achieve this by partnering with patients and families in everything from care decisions to service and facility design. As we work together as a unified team, we engage patients, families and the community, and put them at the center of everything we do.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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