• Ophthalmic Assistant - Pediatric Ophthalmology

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  • Overview

    St. Luke's is currently looking for an Ophthalmic Assistant to join our growing Pediatric Opthalmology team! 


    Under direct supervision, assists the ophthalmologist as needed documenting clinical and other information in the patient chart as directed.


    Ophthalmic Assistant - Pediatric Ophthalmology


    Required Criteria:

    • Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Experience: 0 years relevant experience.
    • Licenses/Certifications: None required.


    Preferred Criteria:

    • Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values
    • Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values. 
    • Flexibility to work at Boise/Meridian locations
    • Optometry Experience HIGHLY PREFERRED 
    • Ophthalmic Experience HIGHLY PREFERRED

    Essential Job Functions 

    • Obtains patient history to include chief complaint, history of present illness, past history, family history, and history of allergies and medications.
    • Maintain a smooth flow of patients from the waiting room, to the examination room, to the physician and making them comfortable during the wait. 
    • Assist in the performance of clinical procedures requiring special assistance as directed by the provider.
    • Check calibration of equipment and make adjustments or calls for service as necessary.
    • Clerical duties as needed.


    Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.


    If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.


    A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.


    With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.



    “One of Truven Health Analytics®  Top 15 Health Systems – IBM Watson Health 2017”


    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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