Like every other area of the Legacy community, our ophthalmology department is focused on bettering the lives of our patients. If you see your work as an ophthalmic tech as providing compassion and empathy to patients while also performing advanced technical screenings and testing, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
Dever’s Eye Institute, part of Legacy Health, is currently recruiting for a Certified Ophthalmic Technician to join a team of over 100, including 22 physicians and two endowed chairs. This position is located on the Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center campus.
Devers is known internationally for treatment and research for diseases of the Retina, Cornea, Glaucoma, and Neuro-Ophthalmology. Devers trains both fellows and residents, and it provides extensive Comprehensive Ophthalmology services, as well as Ocular Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Contact Lens and Vision Rehabilitation services. The institute is well supported by world renown scientists who seek new knowledge and insights into all aspects of ophthalmic diseases. We are best recognized internationally in four areas: glaucoma, especially as that relates to damage and remodeling of the optic nerve, innovations in corneal transplantation, uveitis and all aspects of inflammation in and around the eye, and the epidemiology of ocular diseases, especially glaucoma.
We participate actively in clinical trials including ones related to retinal disease, glaucoma, and corneal disease.
Legacy Health is a large not-for-profit healthcare system with six hospitals including a level 1-trauma facility, burn unit, children’s hospital, Legacy Research Institute, numerous primary and specialty clinics and diagnostic laboratories serving patients throughout the Pacific Northwest. Legacy Health which was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 50 mid-size hospitals in the US. Legacy is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.
As we consider qualified candidates, we are committed to building a culture that values diversity and is reflective of those we care for.
Portland is a sophisticated city offering diverse cultural activities and communities that appeal to a wide variety of needs and tastes. Beautiful parks and more biking paths per mile than any city in the US, promote an active lifestyle. The temperate four seasons, spectacular surroundings of the Columbia River Gorge and majestic Cascade Mountains, as well as close proximity to ocean beaches and long skiing seasons make this an opportunity for both a dynamic position and a wonderful lifestyle.
Responsible for performing technical ophthalmic patient screening, testing and assisting in ophthalmic procedures and lasers. Performs all functions of an ophthalmic technician in supporting patient care by conducting and understanding a variety of diagnostic tests.
Completion of a JCAHPO approved ophthalmic technician course preferred.
One year of clinical experience.
LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
JCAHPO certification/technical level preferred; certification required within 2 years of hire.
AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.