This position will cover technician needs in a medical environment.
An Ophthalmic Technician is a valuable asset to a medical optometrist and ophthalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit. An Ophthalmic Technician is able to handle a wide range of duties while using equipment to perform the initial testing needed to prepare a patient for an exam with an ophthalmologist.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide exceptional customer service during every patient encounter (in person or via phone)
Display a professional attitude, greet patients promptly with a smile, and thank them when they leave
Practice urgency at all times with patient’s time, as well as doctor’s time and schedule
Comply with all company policies and procedures including HIPAA
Verify patient information by interviewing patient
Records all data in the patient's electronic medical record
Checks condition of patient's eyes by observing pupils, muscles, visual acuity, and extraocular
Required skills include: dilation, refraction, pressures, and performing a variety of diagnostic tests including visual fields, OCT, manual refractor and topography
Demonstrates working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms and ocular medications
General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager
Other Skills and Abilities
Reliable transportation that would allow employee to go to multiple work locations
Desire to gain industry knowledge and training
Demonstrates initiative in accomplishing practice goals
Ability to grow, adapt, and accept change
Consistently creating a positive work environment by being team-oriented and patient-focused
Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), related ophthalmic experience and/or training; COA or COT is preferred.
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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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