Saint Louis Children's Eye Center
Saint Louis, MO
Posted 1-27-22

 

Orthoptist - Ophthalmology

Washington University Medical Campus, St Louis Children's Hospital

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Scheduled Hours 40

Position Summary

Position evaluates the disturbance of eye movements in patients with strabismus.

Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Receives and examines patients for strabismus evaluations.
    • Informs parents on patient’s condition and explains course of treatment.
    • Assists the teaching of strabismus evaluations to Residents.
    • Assists the teaching of Orthoptic treatment to Residents.
    • Initiates and collaborates in the ongoing clinical research, data collection and evaluation.


Preferred Qualifications

Able to understand disorders of eye muscles and administer therapy.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and certification as an Orthoptist.

Grade

C12

Salary Range

$57,500.00 - $89,300.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.

EEO/AA Statement

Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity Statement

Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

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