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Ophthalmic Clinical Coordinator Eye Center

Company: UCHealth
Location: Parker
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Facility: UCHealth Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora, CO)

Department: Eye Center

- Full-time

- Days

- High school diploma or GED is required

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.


The Ophthalmic Clinical Coordinator for Cataract and Refractive Surgery will be responsible for developing strategic objectives to grow the Cataract and Refractive Surgery program for the Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center. This leader will partner with the Director of Ophthalmic Services and Division Chief Surgeon of Cataract & Refractive Surgery to create clinical training protocols and manage daily operations of this program.

The Ophthalmic Clinical Coordinator will also provide leadership for staff, ensuring adequate resources, equitable distribution of work, problem solving and staff development

Job Duties:

  • Supervises employee productivity and utilization, schedules clinical staff into individual physician clinics. Evaluates staff performance. Assists with disciplinary situations. Maintains efficient patient flow. Monitors work performed to meet practice standards. Coordinates minor surgical and laser procedures.
  • Administers medications per protocol, assesses effects, and documents care. Ensures patient safety. Coordinates continuing education and training activities. Assists with physician participation in ophthalmic technical education.
  • Provides education and technical demonstrations to students and staff. Assists in orienting and mentoring staff. Assists with quality control and maintenance of equipment and supplies, stocks supplies, and performs minor equipment repairs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develops and operationalizes strategic objectives to grow the Cataract and Refractive Surgery Program
  • Maintains reports on tracking surgical outcomes and performance
  • Collaborates with Ophthalmic Educator to create educational resources and training programs
  • Collaborates with Marketing Team, Director of Ophthalmic services, and Division Chief Surgeon of Cataract & Refractive Surgery to manage and track marketing efforts
  • Maintains advance knowledge base on all premium cataract and refractive services
  • Coordinates laser repairs and maintenance logs with biomed department and vendor
  • Ensures staff laser certifications are current
  • Coordinates repairs with engineering. Reports major equipment malfunctions.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5 years of related experience
  • BLS
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)


  • Associate's degree

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

The pay range for this position is: $25.80 - $38.70 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.


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