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Welcome to Ascension Health, where we strive to provide compassionate and personalized care to our patients. We are currently seeking a skilled Orthoptist to join our dynamic team of healthcare professionals. In this role, you will have the opportunity to utilize your expertise and passion for optometry to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our patients. We are looking for an individual... with a strong attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, and a genuine desire to provide quality care. If you are a dedicated and compassionate Orthoptist looking for a rewarding career, we invite you to apply for this position.

Conduct comprehensive eye assessments and diagnostic tests on patients to evaluate their visual acuity and ocular health.
Develop individualized treatment plans based on assessment results and patient needs.
Perform a variety of orthoptic exercises and therapies to improve visual function and eye coordination.
Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician.
Collaborate with other members of the healthcare team to ensure coordinated and effective patient care.
Maintain accurate and detailed patient records and documentation.
Educate patients and caregivers about eye health and proper care techniques.
Stay up-to-date with advancements and changes in optometric technology and procedures.
Adhere to all patient privacy and confidentiality regulations.
Uphold the mission, vision, and values of Ascension Health by providing compassionate and personalized care to our patients.
Communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals.
Participate in continuing education opportunities to maintain professional knowledge and skills.
Adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Take on additional responsibilities and tasks as assigned by the supervisor or manager.
Represent Ascension Health in a professional and positive manner at all times.

Ascension Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics
Austin TX USA


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