Casey Eye Institute Jobs

The full descriptions of the following open positions are available on the OHSU job search web site. To search for a position of interest please include the position number (e.g. IRC43304).  For any questions regarding the positions listed above please contact Jeannine Ransom, Human Resources Manager by calling 503-494-3000.

Postdoc Researcher –IRC60138 

FTE: 1.0 FTE, Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am –5:00 pm 
Salary: $47,000 
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill) 

Job Type: Post Doc 

Postdoctoral research opportunity available in the area of biomedical optics at the Center for Ophthalmic Optics and Lasers   at the Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health &Science University (OHSU). 

Required Qualifications:  

  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related field 
  • Basic training in laboratory methods 
  • Must demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following areas: optical microscope imaging systems, optical design, optical system fabrication, fiber optic systems and components, advanced equipment control with C++ or LabVIEW 
  • Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work 
  • Exceptional organizational skills, strong communication skills with the public as well as with physicians/researchers, and exceptional database management abilities 
  • Strong follow-through skills and ability to pro-actively identify and solve problems 
  • Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to work well with team members 
  • Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model 
  • Demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present 
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Laboratory experience 
  • Familiarity with research design, statistics, and use of computers for research 
  • Working knowledge of computer software including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Photoshop Apply online
Please email your CV to , PhD.

Ophthalmic Technician –IRC59906 

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30 p.m. 
FTE: 1.0, full time 
Salary range: $18.93-$25.00/hr 
Job Type: AFSCME 

Ophthalmic Technician needed for Comprehensive Adult Eye Clinic at Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU. Provides ophthalmic patient care assistance to faculty and residents in the areas of ancillary screening and testing. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Qualified Ophthalmic Technician 
  • Completion of two year training program in Ophthalmic Technology from an AMA and JCAHPO approved school AND two years of clinical and /or laboratory experience conducting preliminary screening and vision testing including specialized tests such as refractometry and visual fields OR an equivalent combination of training and experience 
  • Able to perform ophthalmic tests and exams as specified above 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Windows, Office, Word, Excel, Power Point and related computer applications 
  • Computer keyboard skills include typing of at least 30-45 WPM 
  • Strong relationship building skills with patients, health plans, providers, staff, management 
  • Exceptional customer service skills - both in person and on the phone 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and professional demeanor 
  • Patient advocacy skills - evaluate patient concerns for timely resolution, sensitivity to patient needs 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and urgent patient and system needs 
  • Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model 
  • Demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present 
  • BLS certification at provider level through the American Heart Association 
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience performing Goldmann Visual fields highly desirable.
  • Administrative/medical office experience preferred. 

Ophthalmic Technician –IRC61348

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30 p.m. 
FTE: 1.0, full time 
Salary range: $18.93-$25.00/hr 
Job Type: AFSCME 

Ophthalmic Technician needed at Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU. Provides ophthalmic patient care assistance to faculty, fellows and residents in various subspecialties, performing ancillary screening and testing. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Qualified Ophthalmic Technician 
  • Completion of two year training program in Ophthalmic Technology from an AMA and JCAHPO approved school AND two years of clinical and /or laboratory experience conducting preliminary screening and vision testing including specialized tests such as refractometry and visual fields OR an equivalent combination of training and experience 
  • Able to perform ophthalmic tests and exams as specified above 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Windows, Office, Word, Excel, Power Point and related computer applications 
  • Computer keyboard skills include typing of at least 30-45 WPM 
  • Strong relationship building skills with patients, health plans, providers, staff, management 
  • Exceptional customer service skills - both in person and on the phone 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and professional demeanor 
  • Patient advocacy skills - evaluate patient concerns for timely resolution, sensitivity to patient needs 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and urgent patient and system needs 
  • Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model 
  • Demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present 
  • BLS certification at provider level through the American Heart Association 
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience performing Goldmann Visual fields highly desirable. 
  • Administrative/medical office experience preferred.

Ophthalmic Technician –IRC62623 

Schedule: Monday-Friday, to be determined by manager 
FTE: 1.0 FTE, 40 hours/week 
Compensation: $18.93-$25.00/hr 
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
Job Type: AFSCME union represented 

Ophthalmic Technician vacancy within the Cornea Services division at Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU. Provides ophthalmic technical assistance to faculty, fellows and residents of the Cornea Division at Casey Eye Institute and in satellite offices as they see patients, assist in clinical trials and provides ancillary screening and testing as necessary. 

Requirements: 

  • Must be a qualified Ophthalmic Technician Completion of two year training program in Ophthalmic Technology from an AMA and JCAHPO approved school AND two years of clinical and /or laboratory experience conducting preliminary screening and vision testing including specialized tests such as refractometry and visual fields OR an equivalent combination of training and experience 
  • Ability to perform Goldmann Visual fields 
  • Demonstrated ability to use clinical diagnostic equipment 
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent interpersonal and patient relations skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and delegate workload is essential 
  • Strong skills and background with clinic operations including scheduling systems, and inventory control 
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and related computer applications 
  • Excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, excellent organizational skills 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, patient advocacy skills, evaluate patient concerns for timely resolution 
  • Sensitivity to patient needs 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team-work model 
  • Willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model 
  • Must have demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present 
  • BLS certification through American Heart Association (AHA), provider level 
  • Current COA and COT certification preferred, or 10 years experience in lieu of certification