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Penn State Health Orthoptist - Ophthalmology UPC1 in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied


Responsible for the performance of complex and various ophthalmic tests and evaluations. Perform evaluation and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with problems related to ocular motility, binocular vision, amblyopia, or strabismus. Evaluate, diagnose, or treat disorders of the visual system with an emphasis on binocular vision or abnormal eye movements.


A Bachelor's Degree required.

Completion of a (2) year postgraduate approved program in Orthoptics required.

Certification as an Orthoptist by the American Orthoptic Council required


Excellent active listening, critical thinking, and oral & written communication skills required

Ability to solve complex problems required.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained