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Ophthalmic Assistant/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Ophthalmic Assistant/UKHC
Requisition Number RE38987
Working Title Ophthalmic Assistant - Ashland
Department Name MG100: Physician Based Clinics
Work Location Ashland, KY
Grade Level 06
Salary Range $16.20-24.82/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting or standing for long periods of time, repetitive motion.
Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.
Job Summary
The Ophthalmic Assistant – Non-Certified is the entry level position for those wishing to gain ophthalmic technician experience with UK Advanced Eye Care in Ashland, KY. We want to be the preferred provider for subspecialty ophthalmic eye care and optometry, and will train you, on the job, in the various skills and diagnostics required to appropriately care for our patients. We encourage continuing education and eventual certification for our ophthalmic technicians.

This position is expected to demonstrate excellence in customer service, greeting patients in the waiting room and bringing them into the clinic for initial intake and preliminary testing. This position will learn and eventually demonstrate a basic knowledge of the various diagnostics that are used in our practice. In addition, as part of the clinical team, this position will help maintain adequate supplies in the clinic in patient rooms and procedure rooms. We are a fast-paced, patient-centered enterprise and seek to hire individuals who enjoy working in this type of environment.

This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to learn electronic medical record, ophthalmic diagnostics.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
One or more years in customer service and/or healthcare experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 03/20/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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