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The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are Teamwork, Caring, Innovation and Integrity.
Teamwork: We are a collegial, productive and collaborative community
Caring: We are respectful and compassionate.
Innovation: Our curiosity drives innovation and the quest for knowledge.
Integrity: Our ethics are built on openness, honest and trust.
The selected candidate will assist in the diagnosis and treatment of visual defects and oculomotor movement disorders by administering Orthoptic and diagnostic tests. They will teach patients how to develop and use binocular vision, instruct and direct patients during treatment and therapy. Additional duties include the operation and coordination of the maintenance of Orthoptic lanes within the pediatric ophthalmology clinic.
Completion of an accredited training center program is required as well as Certification by the American Orthoptic Council.
We are looking for an individual with strong teamwork abilities, willingness to work in varied locations in and around Ann Arbor, MI, and able to promote our guiding principles to both patients and co-workers.
3 years of work experience as an orthoptist is preferred but not required. Previous experience using an EHR is highly desirable.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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Job Opening ID 170608
Working Title Orthoptist
Job Title Orthoptist
Work Location Michigan Medicine - Health Sys
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Organizational Group Um Hospital
Department UMH Ophthy Pediatric Clinic-PR
Posting Begin/End Date 4/02/2019 5/02/2019
Career Interests Patient Care Services
Ophthalmology / Visual Sciences
University Of Michigan