Pima Medical Institute is a progressive private institution that offers certificate, associate and bachelor degrees in numerous allied health professions. We are currently seeking a dedicated professional to become a full-time instructor for our two year associate degree Ophthalmic Medical Technician program located in Denver, CO.
Ophthalmic Medical Technician Instructor
Instruct and implement the Ophthalmic Medical Technician program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.
Associate degree from an ICA (aka CoA-OMP) accredited Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) as an Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT).
Must be Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) certified as a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) or certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) and approved by the medical director to have the appropriate knowledge level to instruct in courses covering systematic disease, eye diseases, pharmacology and surgical procedures.
Three (3) years occupational experience as a certified Ophthalmic Technician - COT or Ophthalmic Medical Technologist – COMT, and / or three (3) years teaching experience in the subject field.
A minimum of four (4) years of job-related training and experience for those instructors who did not graduate from an accredited Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) program.
Must hold current license, certification or other designation as required by local, state or federal laws to work in the field.
Pima Medical Institute offers a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes comprehensive health insurance, annual performance merit increases, 401(k), ESOP, education reimbursement.
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