Opthalmic Technician-Eye Center

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
09 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Ref
401479425
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Eye Center – Main

JOB DUTIES

  • Document accurately patient history and meaningful use requirements
  • 2.Measure Visual Acuity, lensometry and perform refractions
  • Confrontational visual field test, Extraocular Motility , Color Vision and Pupil Assessment
  • Anterior segment slit lamp examination
  • Special testing that may include OCT, Humphrey Visual Fields, Fundusphotography, topography, pachymetry and axial length measurements
  • Assist in patient preparation for ocular injections
  • Assist with appointment and telephone call screening activities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively with team
  • Able to communicate clearly with patient, families and the healthcare team.
  • Able to type, use computer and learn new software programs
  • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES

Work requires completion of Ophthalmic Technician training and certification as a certified Ophthalmic Technician by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES 

None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Minimum of 1 year of direct patient care working for an Ophthalmologist preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively with team
  • Able to communicate clearly with patient, families and the healthcare team
  • .Able to type, use computer and learn new software programs
  • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions

WORK CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
  • Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.
  • Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills &cooperation.
  • Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs
  • Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.
  • Must travel between locations on needed basis.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands &priorities.
  • Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.
  • Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.
  • Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.
  • Must be able to lift 10 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.

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