Job Title & Posting ID – Orthoptist - 38330 

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At Children’s Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Children’s Wisconsin is a nationally recognized health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. We provide primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. Our reputation draws patients and families from around the country.

We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today.

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Job Description:

  • Administers diagnostic orthoptic tests, performs therapeutic orthoptic procedures, and provides instruction to patients with correctable vision focusing defects, under the medical direction of a licensed ophthalmologist.
  • Completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree.
  • National certification by the American Orthoptic Council (AOC) which is obtained through successful completion of a written, oral and practical orthoptic examination. 
  • Will accept candidates who are eligible to sit for the American Orthoptic Council exam and become certified within 6 months of hire.
  • Current CPR certification - Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart or American Red Cross is required.
  • The ability to represent the organization and serve consumers in a professional manner and promote a positive image of the organization and its services.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work collaboratively with coworkers, physicians, children, and their families.
  • Physical ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time to perform or assist with patient care procedures.
  • Frequently bends, lifts, twists, reaches, and squats.
  • Occasionally push/pulls and does overhead work.

EOE: Children's Wisconsin is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. We treat everyone with dignity, respect, and fairness. We do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by the law.

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