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Ophthalmic Assistant

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Full-Time; Day Shift

Ready to practice at the highest levels? Be extraordinary – with UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Take advantage of this opportunity to join UT Southwestern Medical Center – ranked one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal. Due to our continued growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking an Ophthalmic Assistant

The Ophthalmic Assistant assists ophthalmologists in treatment and care of patients. Serving as a member of the Ophthalmology team, s/he opens, stocks, cleans, and closes patient rooms. In addition, the Ophthalmic Assistant writes and calls in Rx prescriptions to pharmacies as directed by ophthalmologists. S/he will also obtain basic medical history and ocular complaints from patients, and measure patients’ glasses where applicable. As a professional, the Ophthalmic Assistant administers eye and oral medications as directed by ophthalmologists – in addition to testing ocular functions, including visual acuity, muscle balance, and intra-ocular tension. Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records. S/he will perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school graduation plus completion of basic and advanced home-study courses approved by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, and two years of experience including one year in medical or related field.
  • Prefer completion of the home study course for Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology within one year of hire date.

To learn more and apply online, please visit:

About UT Southwestern Medical Center:

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2,000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. Our University Hospital has achieved Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), joining only 7% of hospitals in the United States.

**UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted 3/23/2018

Clinic Manager - Ophthalmology

UT Southwestern Medical Center 

Dallas, Texas

Now is the best time to join our clinical team at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Department of Ophthalmology in Dallas. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinic manager to provide key organization skills to our clinic staff.

In this role, you will manage Ophthalmic Techs in the clinic to achieve institutionally determined standards to include: effective communication with staff, physicians and patients, providing feedback, goal setting, responding to patient and staff needs and mentoring and coaching staff to achieve performance improvement. You will also monitor workflow, ensure adherence to policies and procedures, and recommend and/or implement changes as necessary to maintain efficiency. Plus you will maintain a high level of customer service to all internal and external customers; organize and direct operational processes; monitor and manage clinical processes; ensure successful financial performance of the clinic; maintain patient confidentiality; design and execute effective system of internal controls; and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, or related field and five (5) years responsible administrative experience in patient care environment to include two (2) years supervisory experience.
  • Background as an ophthalmic tech or registered nurse and strong management experience managing 10+ employees is preferred.
  • Certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or higher or RN is highly preferred.

To apply, please send your resume to or apply online at 

About UT Southwestern Medical Center:

With over 20 physicians on staff, we offer state-of-the-art patient care in all subspecialty areas of Ophthalmology, in addition to complete Refractive, Optometric and Optical services. Our physicians practice at a high-volume clinic where they treat thousands of patients each year from all over the world, allowing for a unique learning opportunity for our staff within our department.

As one of the premier academic medical centers in the world, UT Southwestern leads the way in patient care, research and medical education. With 11 specialties earning national recognition from U.S. News & World Report for 2014-15, UT Southwestern is a dynamic institution in which to advance your career. Our eye clinic employs a range of professionals, including keratorefractive technicians, certified ophthalmic assistants, ophthalmic technicians, ophthalmic coordinators, opticians and others.

** UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We offer a supportive, culturally diverse environment, competitive salaries and state of Texas benefits that begin the first day of employment./

Posted 3/9/2018

Florida Eye Consultants, Inc.

We are a fully modern and completely comprehensive medical and surgical eye care practice with office locations in Melbourne, Rockledge, Palm Bay and Titusville, Florida.

Our practice features a Medicare certified and fully accredited, same-day Ambulatory Surgery Center in Melbourne where our surgeons use the latest evidence-based medicine and most sophisticated technologies and treatment protocols, all located on the beautiful Space Coast.

Director of Nursing

We are looking for a Director of Nursing for our Ambulatory Surgical Center.  The qualified candidate will plan, organize, and direct the essential nursing and administrative functions of the Ambulatory Surgical Center.  Responsible for management of all aspects of the environment of care.  Coordinates and directs patient care according to regulations and accepted accreditation standards and works with Medical Staff to coordinate the functions of patient care services.  Coordinates activities to accomplish the goals of the Quality Management Program.

Essential Functions include:

  • Support the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Organization
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures in performing job duties and responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers
  • Maintain and promote professional competence through continuing education and other learning experiences
  • Monitor operational activities, maintain data, and submit reports to the Board
  • Coordinate Facility business and financial activities according to the Organization's philosophy and communicates appropriate information
  • Applies the principles of health care and personnel management to enhance the organization's functions
  • Applies basic management principles to supervision of the operating room
  • Applies accepted perioperative principles and practices to patient care activities
  • Apples material management principles to establish procedures for use, cleaning, and maintenance of patient care equipment and supplies
  • Designs and organizes a safe, accessible, effective and efficient environment of care consistent with the mission and services of the Facility and pertinent laws and regulations
  • Implements processes for the surveillance, prevention and control of infections
  • Develops and maintains an effective, comprehensive performance improvement program
  • Develops a comprehensive safety and security management program

The Director of Nursing must be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday's and additional time as needed on Monday's or Fridays.  Excellent salary and benefit package offered DOE.


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required
  • Current state licensure required
  • Perioperative nursing experience required
  • Health care management experience, particularly in an ambulatory care facility, preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred
To apply please contact: Charlotte Mochel

Posted 1/18/2018