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Sanford Health Ophthalmic Technician Trainer | Bemidji Eye Services in Bemidji, Minnesota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Bemidji 1611 Clinic
Location: Bemidji, MN
Address: 1611 Anne St NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $21.50 - $34.50

Job Summary

Teaching and training all ophthalmic and optometric assistants and technicians to perform preliminary screening examinations and tests to facilitate diagnosis and treatment by the provider. Possess and perform skills in ophthalmic testing as part of medical/surgical evaluation by physician. Create and maintain training and education for ophthalmic personnel.


Must be a graduate of an accredited ophthalmic assistant or optometric assistant program or equivalent experience and maintain appropriate certification. Extensive knowledge in ophthalmic pharmacology, refractometry, and general patient care required.

Must demonstrate the ability to perform advanced ophthalmic testing and procedures at a skilled level. Basic Life Support Certification required.

Must have demonstrated knowledge and precise performance of assistant/technician clinical skills. Must have strong teaching/training communication and skills.

Must maintain necessary JCAHPO requirements for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant re-certification or American Optometric Association's requirements for Certified Paraoptometric re-certification.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0186161
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No