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Job Summary

We are seeking an Orthoptist for our growing Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service.


The selected candidate will assist in the diagnosis and treatment of visual defects by administering orthoptic and pleoptic tests. They will also teach patients how to develop and use binocular vision, position, instruct and direct patients during treatment and therapy. Additional duties include the operation and coordination of the maintenance of orthoptic equipment.

Required Qualifications*

Completion of an accredited training center program is required as well as Certification by the American Orthoptic Council.

Strong teamwork abilities, willingness to work in varied locations in and around Ann Arbor, MI, able to promote our guiding principles to both patients and co-workers.

Desired Qualifications*

3 years of work experience as an orthoptist. Previous experience using EHR is highly desirable.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.