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WAEPS member practices are invited to submit any job openings for posting to this website.  This is a free benefit of WAEPS membership.
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Do you have a job opening that you'd like to see posted here? Please send it to: [email protected].

Ophthalmic Assistant, Medical Assistant and/or Nursing assistant
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 12:00 AM

Ophthalmic Assistant, Medical Assistant and/or Nursing assistant

We are a fast paced ophthalmology clinic and surgery center located in Arlington. We are currently looking for at least one Ophthalmic Assistant, Medical Assistant and/or Nursing assistant. We offer on-the-job training and we pay for your certification course in ophthalmic assisting through JCAHPO (

If you or someone you know may be interested in working in this exciting field, please send them our way!

Here is a link to our job listing:

The position is full time with a desirable Monday through Friday schedule, offers competitive pay and benefits!

Job Summary:

  • Provide quality, professional and accurate medical assistance in a fast paced clinical setting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Actively listen and document patient concerns, medical history and accurately obtain information for the provider to determine a diagnosis
  • Perform diagnostic testing and maintain equipment
  • Educate patients on eye care, eye drops and surgical procedures
  • Manage and administer eye medications as indicated per provider orders
  • Restock and clean exam rooms

The ideal candidate is a team minded individual that is focused on providing excellent patient care. They display initiative in their everyday performance and possess critical thinking skills with the ability to multi-task.

This position offers on-the-job training and a certification course for the career minded individual.

REQUIRED for the position:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • WA State Medical Assistant Registration within 60 days of hire. (Current WA State Medical Assistant Certification can be substituted)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing

DESIRED for the position:

  • General knowledge of anatomy, pharmacology, medical terminology, sterilization techniques and basic eye care
  • 1 year of experience working in the medical field, optometry or ophthalmology practice preferred
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant experience
  • Current JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification
Ophthalmic Assistant
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 12:00 AM

Ophthalmic Assistant 

Looking to advance your career in ophthalmology? Come join our growing team!

Northwest Eye Clinic is an established Ophthalmology group in Bellingham that has been providing compassionate state-of-the-art care since 1952. We are offering an opportunity for an experienced and energetic Ophthalmic Assistant to grow their career with a group of specialized ophthalmic surgeons with wide clinical experience in the latest advances in eye care and their team of highly skilled ophthalmic technicians with advanced knowledge of diagnostic testing and examination techniques.

Our onsite multi-level training program provides one-on-one, hands-on training to expand your knowledge and enhance your clinical skills and continuing education opportunities to maintain your certification and knowledge base.

Come thrive in a positive, team-oriented environment where our dedicated, caring staff takes pride in, and is rewarded for, giving outstanding patient care.
Establish a long-term career in this full-time position which includes an excellent benefit package with paid time off, health and dental insurance after 90 days, and 401k with generous match after one year.

Although Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) status are preferred, we are willing to work with the right candidate. Come take advantage of this great opportunity to grow your career with us!


  • Attention to detail, critical thinking skills, knowledge of medical terminology, and a strong desire to learn.
  • Ability to provide compassionate, professional patient care and assist the physician with diagnostic testing, patient education and administrative tasks.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • EMR experience, proper charting and history taking.
  • Friendly, team-oriented individual who enjoys working with patients of all ages.
  • Additional skills such as scribing, minor surgical assisting, IOLMaster/Lenstar, and retinoscopy are a plus.
  • Ability to be certified as an MA-R within 30 days of employment.

Interested? Please send us the following to [email protected]:

  • Cover letter -- with details of your qualifications and interest in this job
  • Resume -- with all historical job information
  • Generic cover letters and bulk email replies will not be considered.

Applicants selected for telephone and in person interviews will contacted directly. We apologize but due to the expected volume of replies, we will not contact unsuccessful applicants. No calls or in office applicants, please.

Ophthalmic Technician - Aberdeen, WA
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 12:00 AM

Ophthalmic Technician - Aberdeen, WA 

We are a busy General Ophthalmology office in Aberdeen, WA that is seeking an experienced Ophthalmic Technician. We are a small office with two Doctors, an Ophthalmologist and an Optometrist, with high standard of patient care. We are seeking someone with a friendly, upbeat personality who works well independently but is a team player. We are looking for part time possible full time, dependable, long term employee who enjoys working with people of all ages and who has good communication skills. Candidates should have a mastery of  a wide range of Ophthalmic testing skills, including but no limited to, refracting, Optical Coherence Tomography, tonometry and Visual Fields.

  • We offer hourly compensation DOE
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid holiday and vacation
  • Retirement Plan
  • Immediately Available

Please send resumes with reference to [email protected]