Washington University of St. Louis Orthoptist - Ophthalmology Clinical Practice - 42725 in St. Louis, Missouri
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Ophthalmology Clinical Practice. The position is located at St. Louis Children's Hospital. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position evaluates the disturbance of eye movements in patients with strabismus. Diagnose and treat vision problems and eye abnormalities in patients of all ages.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Examines and treats patients with strabismus and amblyopia.
- Informs parents on patient’s condition and explains course of treatment.
- Performs refraction and prescribes glasses as needed.
- Initiates and collaborates in the ongoing clinical research, data collection and evaluation.
Must have Associate’s degree and certification as Orthoptist.
Able to understand disorders of eye muscles and administer therapy.
The hiring range for this position is $55,370 - $70,595 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
Retirement Savings Plan
22 vacation days
8 Paid Holidays
Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
Free Life Insurance
Health, Dental, Vision
Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
Long Term Disability Insurance
Flex Spending Plan
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Job Title: Orthoptist - Ophthalmology Clinical Practice - 42725
Job ID: 42725
Location: Medical School
Full/Part Time: Full-Time