Asheville Eye Associates

Orthoptic Technician
Asheville Eye Associates
Asheville, N.C.

Asheville Eye Associates is seeking to add a full-time orthoptist to join our pediatric and adult strabismus/neuro-ophthalmology team. For more than half a century, Asheville Eye Associates has provided expert eye care to our patients in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.

The orthoptist will provide comprehensive clinical sensorimotor evaluation and visual assessment of ophthalmology patients with ocular motility dysfunction and will plan and implement treatment programs for selected patients based on evaluation results. The orthoptist may also work as an ophthalmic technician with non-strabismus patients. In addition to assisting in ophthalmology clinics, the orthoptist will see patients separately in a strabismus/amblyopia clinic.
Essential Job Functions:
 Evaluates each assigned patient in terms of current or potential problems with vision, muscle balance, binocular sensory relationships, or related ocular disorder
 Plans and implements treatment programs for selected patients based on evaluation results
 Re-evaluates on-going therapy, instituting appropriate changes in the management plan
 Participates in assigned clinics, completes required documentation of examination and therapy in EMR
Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree
 Certified orthoptist or eligible certification from an AOC accredited Orthoptic Program
 Excellence in clinical care of children and their families
 Commitment to detailed and accurate examination techniques
 Team player willing to participate in multiple tasks to facilitate patient care
 High level of customer service cultural sensitivity and effective oral and written communications skills

To apply for this position, please send your resume to:
Shari Cooper
Human Resources Director
Asheville Eye Associates
8 Medical Park Drive
Asheville, N.C. 28803
828.258.1586
828.210.0962 (fax)
[email protected]