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Job Summary

 We are seeking a Certified 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 diagnostic 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 lanes within the pediatric ophthalmology clinic.

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.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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 seeks to improve lives through curing, preventing and treating eye disease. 

Guiding Principles: 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.