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Virginia Mason Medical Orthoptist in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 210249 Department: Ophthalmology Hours: 8:00 - 4:30With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.The primary purpose of this position is to provide specialized support for the pediatric ophthalmologist. Orthoptists can positively impact a practice by increasing the volume of patients that a physician can see per clinic day while improving the quality of care. They may also generate revenue by managing patients under the supervision of the ophthalmologist. (AAO EyeWiki).Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and completion and certification from an AOC accredited Orthoptic Program.Preferred 1-3 years of work experience post FellowshipThis position will be working with children and must be able to engage them in a way that allows for a successful evaluation.This person must also be adept at engaging families, talking to parents, all while providing care.This individual must be people oriented with an affinity for working with the challenging pediatric population and their parents/guardians.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.