Washington University of St. Louis Orthoptist - Ophthalmology Clinical Practice - 42725 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

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.

Essential Functions


Position evaluates the disturbance of eye movements in patients with strabismus. Diagnose and treat vision problems and eye abnormalities in patients of all ages.


  1. Examines and treats patients with strabismus and amblyopia.
  2. Informs parents on patient’s condition and explains course of treatment.
  3. Performs refraction and prescribes glasses as needed.
  4. Initiates and collaborates in the ongoing clinical research, data collection and evaluation.

Required Qualifications

Must have Associate’s degree and certification as Orthoptist.

Preferred Qualifications

Able to understand disorders of eye muscles and administer therapy.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $55,370 - $70,595 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

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

  • Sick Time

  • 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

  • Other Benefits

Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)

EOE Statement

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

Regular/Temporary: Regular