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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.
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.
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 -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)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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