Ophthalmology Tech Supervisor - Owatonna

Why Mayo Clinic

Position description
The supervisor is responsible for work direction, education, orientation, and operational problem solving within the unit on a day-to-day basis for Eye Technicians working in the clinic and hospitals.

The supervisor is also responsible for problem solving technical, scheduling, and equipment issues for the Department of Ophthalmology.

Supervisor is responsible for identifying and initiating improvements in unit matters to facilitate daily operations. The Supervisor schedules work assignments, is responsible for timekeeping activities, completes annual performance appraisals, and oversees orientation, training, and integration of technical personnel to ensure effective and efficient technical assistance to the Ophthalmic Practice.

The Supervisor initiates, coordinates, and participates in the interview and selection of prospective employees. The supervisor is also responsible for obtaining and maintaining ophthalmic instrument/equipment and related supplies.
COA/COT/COMT, with current CPR certification is required.

A high school degree or equivalent is required. Must have strong communication and human relation skills to carry out supervisory duties and to interact with a variety of people at different levels within the institution.

Successful completion of a JRCOMP (Joint Review Committee for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel) approved program for Ophthalmic Assistance. JCAHPO (Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology) certification as a COA/COT/COMT, with current CPR certification is required.

Must have a thorough understanding of current ophthalmology techniques, standards of practice, technology, and equipment.

Must have demonstrated management/leadership skills, communication, problem solving, and organizational ability.

Must be highly organized, efficient, work independently, and have the ability to exercise good judgment
Exemption status
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
M-F 8-5
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.
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Tricia Harding
Equal opportunity employer
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