Supervisor Ophthalmology Clinic

 
Position: Supervisor Ophthalmology Clinic

Job ID: 156146

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Ophthalmology Clinic

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for an Ophthalmology Clinic Supervisor -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will supervise staff in the Ophthalmology Clinic, promote program development, assist in daily operations related to the provision of Ophthalmology services, provide clinical direction to assigned staff and provide patient care in a developmentally and age-appropriate manner for patients ages 0 - adulthood within the scope of demonstrated clinical competencies.

 

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Responsibilities :

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • COA certification from the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology required
  • 3 years clinical experience in pediatric ophthalmology required

 



Qualifications:

 Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides clinical and operational leadership and guidance
  • Coordinates departmental performance improvement, staff performance management, and collaborates with leadership on updating the departmental policies and procedures
  • Facilitates the acquisition of knowledge through formal and informal teaching. Makes recommendations for continuing education
  • Provides and/or arranges for and documents the training of department staff, to assure efficient department support staff operations and department-wide compliance with hospital standards
  • Performs visual acuity, color vision testing, lensometry, ophthalmometry, Amsler grid, Schirmer test, pupil evaluation, anterior chamber depth assessment, stereo testing, ocular motility on extraocular muscle actions, strabismus, amblyopia, and assessment methods on children and adults
  • Performs basic instrument maintenance on ophthalmoscopes, retinoscopes, lensometers, perimeters, tangent screen, phoropter/trial frames, slip lamps, keratometers, muscle light, surgical instruments
  • Attends health, safety, and training in-services and other mandatory hospital activities

 



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