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.

Low Vision Optometrists (Instructor) - IRC43893 

Full-Time, 1.0 FTE 
Location: Portland, OR (South Waterfront) 
Job Type: Faculty 

The Casey Eye Institute within the School of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Vision Rehabilitation. Applicants should have an OD or MD degree and have completed a fully accredited residency in Vision Rehabilitation or have a record of extensive clinical experience caring for low vision patients of all ages. 

Applicants must be eligible for immediate licensure in Oregon. A commitment to ophthalmology resident clinical training, medical student education, participation in on-going low vision clinical research and established community outreach programs is expected. Willingness, experience and comfort in speaking to both large &small community outreach and medical education audiences is desirable. 

This position receives referrals from every ophthalmology sub-specialty division staffed by the 50 faculty members of the Casey Eye Institute as well as from community practice ophthalmologists and optometrists throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

As the department of ophthalmology at Oregon Health & Science University, the Casey Eye Institute is an academic regional eye center and is also one of only seven regional eye research centers in the nation sponsored by Research to Prevent Blindness, the world's leading voluntary organization in support of eye research. 

The Casey Eye Institute has offices and clinics on the OHSU campus in Portland, OR and also in Portland's South Waterfront District. The two facilities are connected by an aerial tram. Vision rehabilitation services are provided at the Evelyn L. Jones Vision Rehabilitation Center at OHSU's 16-story Center for Health &Healing located in the South Waterfront District. 

Faculty rank will be commensurate with past experience, qualifications and responsibilities. This position reports directly to the Chair of the Department and will remain open until filled. Qualified candidates should send their resume to , HR Manager. 

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 –IRC61780 

Schedule: Monday - Friday, day shift (hours to be determined by clinic need) 
FTE: 1.0, full-time 
Compensation: $21.31-$26.00/hr 
Job Type: Union (AFSCME) Represented 
Location: Astoria, OR 

This position is located at the Casey Eye Institute satellite in Astoria, Oregon. It provides ophthalmic technical assistance to faculty physicians as they see patients, and provides ancillary screening and testing as necessary. 

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. 

Glaucoma Specialist (Assistant Professor) –IRC62476 

FTE: 1.0 FTE, Full Time 
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience 
Location: Portland, OR (South Waterfront) 
Job Type: Faculty 

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a leading health and research university that strives for excellence in patient care, education, research and community service. Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU is recruiting a full-time Glaucoma Specialist to work with our current group of four Glaucoma faculty and two fellows. 

This position will join an established and highly regarded University-based practice with clinical, research and educational responsibilities, and will hold an academic appointment. The group practice consists of 6 optometrists and 54 ophthalmologists offering sub-specialty services in cornea, vitreoretinal disease, ophthalmic pathology and oncology, uveitis, pediatric ophthalmology, oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology, low vision and ophthalmic genetics. This position will be based primarily at OHSU, but will also include practice at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. A competitive benefit package will be offered. 

Required Qualifications:  

  • Current, valid MD license in Oregon and Washington and completion of an accredited residency program and glaucoma fellowship training 
  • Must be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology  
  • Strong clinical and patient assessment skills 
  • Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work  
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong communication and patient relations skills  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization  
  • Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills 
  • Pro-active and detail oriented 
  • Ability to work well independently and multi-task  
  • Ability to plan and organize technical work and to adapt to a changing work environment  
  • Able to assess and develop work tasks and systems in order to optimize clinic performance 
Qualified candidates should send their resume to , HR Manager. 

Research Project Coordinator (Research Assistant 2) –IRC62699 

Schedule: Monday-Wednesday, and Friday (four days/week) 
FTE: 0.8 FTE, 32 hours/week 
Compensation: $20,000-$36,000 
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill) 

***THIS IS NOT A LAB POSITION***This position will be responsible for providing support to the International Ophthalmology and Outreach program. 

Requirements:  

  • Bachelors Degree (4 yr) with major courses in field of research/No Experience, OR AA (2 yr) and 2 years of relevant experience 
  • Basic computer keyboarding skills 
  • Working knowledge of EndNote 
  • Strong relationship building skills with providers, staff, management 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - able to resolve conflicts and to problem solve between parties 
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to manage competing priorities 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and urgent system needs 
  • Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model 
  • Exceptional organizational skills 
  • Must have demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present 

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