Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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Covenant Physician Partners is hiring a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant to join our team at De La Pena Eye Clinic in Montebello, CA.

Previous experience is preferred, but willing to train new Techs.

SHIFT: 9 AM - 6PM, must be able to work Saturdays

Must have reliable transportation to work flexibly at other De La Pena Eye Clinic locations.


Los Angeles: 139 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Montebello: 2446 W Whittier Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640

Huntington Park: 2715 E Florence Ave, Huntington Park, CA 90255

Van Nuys:7100 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 120, Van Nuys, CA 91405


This position will record measurements and perform tests that provide the doctor with the information needed to arrive at a diagnosis and to prescribe treatment. You will also assist with documentation and patient services. Some ophthalmic medical personnel (OMP) assist with surgical procedures.

  • Obtain and record patient medical history.
  • Operate ophthalmic equipment for patient s eye examination.
  • Maintain the examination room clean, safe and organized.
  • Perform special ophthalmic tests for patients as requested by Ophthalmologist
    • Visual acuity measurement
    • Refractometry (measurements for the glasses prescription)
    • Tonometry (measure eye pressure)
    • Measure pupil size and reactivity
    • Test and measure eye muscle function
    • Visual field testing
    • Corneal thickness measurement
    • Corneal curvature measurement
    • Corneal topography
    • Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement
    • Retinal thickness and topography
  • Prepare for and assist with in-office procedures
  • Explain pre and post-operative procedures to patients
  • Surgical assisting
  • Follow and enforce OSHA regulations
  • Provide clerical and administrative assistance when needed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is Required
  • Must be able to work on Saturdays
  • Must have reliable transportation to work at other De La Pena Eye Clinic locations.
  • High school education or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with physicians and all medical professionals.
  • Able to maintain and comply with patient confidentiality and integrity policy on all matters.
  • Current certification in CPR.

Covenant Physician Partners is a growing physician services company, offering you the chance to be part of a mission-driven organization that s advancing the field of healthcare.

With Covenant, you are part of something bigger. Company culture and associate engagement inspire our work. Our HEART values Humility, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork encompass who and how we are as a company, reflecting our dedication to those we serve.

Together, we re improving health. We recognize that the commitment from the talented group of professionals at our Nashville Service Center gives our physicians and providers the opportunity to focus on providing high-quality patient care. Our associates are truly the HEARTbeat of all that we do.

Covenant is the employer of choice for individuals who wish to pursue their passion of making healthcare better.We offer competitive benefits to all full-time associates, including:
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Hospital Indemnity, Associate Assistance Program)
  • Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Long/Short-Term Disability
  • Associate Discounts (Costco, Sam s, BJ s, Amazon Prime)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan + Company Match
  • Professional Development Opportunities (Tuition Reimbursement, RN.com)
  • Paid Vacation& Holidays
This position may also be known as:

Ophthalmic Assistants (non-certified)

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Certified Ophthalmic Technician

Ophthalmic Medical Personnel

Ophthalmic technician

Ophthalmic medical assistant

Ophthalmic medical technician

Ophthalmic clinical assistant

Ophthalmic clinical technician
Associated topics: cornea, eye, glaucoma, ophthalmolgist, ophthalmology, retina, uveitis

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