Ophthalmic Assistant - Owatonna

Why Mayo Clinic

Position description
This position is responsible for providing professional ophthalmic care for all patients.
High school education or equivalent.

Ability to take blood pressure.

Knowledge of types of examinations, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.

Skill in maintaining records and written reports.

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, physicians and other allied health staff.

Additional qualifications
Preferred: One to two years of experience in an Optometric or Ophthalmology setting.

License or certification
Must have current CPR certification, or become certified within 30 days of employment.

Becomes JCAHPO certified as Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) within three years of starting in the NCOA role.

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.66 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday-Friday clinic hours
Weekend schedule
Site description
Owatonna, Minnesota a thriving community of over 25,000 people, boasting one of the strongest economies in Minnesota. Located just 38 miles west of Rochester, MN and 60 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial business firms as well as the headquarters for Federated Insurance. Minnesota State University, Mankato is located 40 miles west in Mankato as well as renowned private colleges, St. Olaf and Carlton located in Northfield, 35 miles north of Owatonna. Kaplan's Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, picnicking and cross-country skiing. Excellent golfing is available at public and private courses, several of which are staffed by full-time golf instructors. For the tennis enthusiast, both outdoor and indoor facilities provide opportunities for year-round participation. Because many residents love music and the arts, the Owatonna Arts Center displays the work of many local and national artists.
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
Tricia Harding
Equal opportunity employer
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