Sutter Health Ophthalmic Assistant - Fairfield (Part Time) in Fairfield, California


The Ophthalmic Assistant will works with the Ophthalmologist/Optometrist in providing eye care to patients of various ages according to the policy of the individual practice, in accordance with nursing professional standards and medical Foundation policies and procedures. The Ophthalmic Assistant also maintains optical and surgical instruments and supplies, and assists with office ophthalmic surgery as needed.



Education & Experience:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education: High school diploma.

Experience: One year of Ophthalmic office experience required in Visual Fields, Ocular Ultrasound and minor surgery assisting highly preferred. Ocular ultrasound experience preferred.


Ocular terminology, medications and pathology.


Document medical and visual histories, administer eye medications, instruct the patient in care and use of corrective and contact lenses, and perform all the diagnostic tests necessary for preliminary and highly specific eye exams. These include Visual Acuity test, Tonometry, Autorefraction, Visual Field test, Lensometer.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Fairfield

Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation - West

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Saturday

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 48

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.