- 6 month training program.
- No fees. Uniforms, books, and study materials are provided.
- A stipend approximately equal to minimum wage is provided during the fellowship.
- Students rotate with several doctors at a minimum of two Jervey offices.
- Clinic hours are normally 8 – 5.
- Upon completion, graduates will have an obligation to Jervey Eye Group to work as an ophthalmic assistant for one year. Graduates will be eligible to take the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant test administered by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel at the completion of the fellowship and are expected to complete this before the end of their probation period (three months).
- Students are not full time Jervey employees and are not eligible for benefits.
- Further information on careers as a technical assistant in eye care may be found at application.
How to apply for the opthalmic assistant training program
1. Completed application form.
2. A copy of high school or college diploma or successfully completed equivalent.
3. Official transcript (s) from the most recent schools attended.
4. Two original letters of recommendation from previous employers or course instructors.
Mail or fax to:Kirby Miller
Jervey Eye Group
One Doctors Drive
Greenville, SC 29605
Please direct inquiries to:firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred)
Phone – (864) 250‐6429
Fax – (864) 250‐6434
The deadline for completed applications is April 7, 2016.
Following review of applications, candidates will be selected for a standardized test. This test covers verbal ability, reading comprehension, quantitative ability, knowledge of general science and biology. Invitations for interview by the fellowship committee will be issued after the testing. The number of fellows will be determined by the number and quality of applicants. EOE.
The tentative test date is April 16, 2016.