Ophthalmic Technician Job Description Sample
Energetic technician team is recruiting new members for an extremely busy medical practice. Experience is not required, but enthusiasm and willingness to learn is a must. Full time position requiring at least 40 hours per week. Must have reliable transportation to multiple locations. Opportunity for advancement based on performance for a pleasant, professional candidate who is high energy, detail oriented, and able to multitask. Job requires endurance for extensive standing, walking, bending, reaching and moderate to heavy lifting. Applicants should be in great health with no limitations and have excellent attendance and punctuality record in previous positions. Great benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and much more.
Responsible for the efficient, friendly process of assisting patients through the course of eye examination and treatment. Preforms all areas of history taking, patient ‘work up’, and diagnostic testing as competency level allows; provides patient education per doctors’ instructions; monitors/maintains exam rooms; handles pharmacy calls and returns patient calls per protocols. Overall support of patient safety, clinic efficiency, and a positive patient experience through various assignments including maintenance and upkeep of equipment, stocking exam lanes and support of clinical staff.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
•Strong verbal and written communication skills for communication with patients, family members, referring offices, coworkers and physicians.
•Ability to provide patients with utmost respect and maintain confidentiality.
•Ability to work independently, yet cooperatively with the entire team.
•Ability to accurately take notes and follow ordering instructions per doctor’s instructions.
•Knowledge of ocular anatomy and common eye diseases for which diagnostic testing is preformed is encouraged, but not required.
•High school diploma or equivalent.
•Compassionate and empathetic personality with a willingness to assist patients and staff in a caring and respectful manner.
•Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times, and maintain a professional appearance by adhering to all company policies.
Applicants who believe they are qualified should email a resume along with a letter detailing why they are well suited for this position to OphthalmicTechnicianJob@gmail.com
Ophthalmic Technician (Direct-Hire)
Our client, a growing, established ophthalmology practice is currently, they are looking to add well-rounded Ophthalmic Techs and Retina Techs to join the team. Qualified candidates will need a minimum of 2-3 years of ophthalmic/retina experience in an ophthalmology practice. Candidates must be experienced in electronic medical records, scribing, taking patient medical history, performing tests; i.e., VA, Tonometry, Retinal Imaging with OCT, IOL Master, Topography, Visual Field and Fundus photography.
The opportunity is full-time, provides an opportunity for growth, offers an excellent benefits package including paid parking and a professional environment.
Candidates must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, solid computer skills, stable work history and excellent references from previous employers.
Medical Assistant Or Ophthalmic Technician
Snelling Staffing Services is currently seeking a Medical Assistant for an office that is located in Tallmadge. The Medical Assistant will be trained as an Ophthalmic Assistant (this is the equivalent of an MA for eyes.)Medical Office Assistant
· 1-2 years of prior medical assistant experience.
· Must have a Medical Assistant degree or certificate as a Medical Assistant
· Prior EMR experience
· Prior experience in ophthalmology is a huge plus (but not required)
· Outgoing personality
· Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills
· Enjoys a fast-paced environment
Medical office Assistant Benefits:
· Opportunity to go perm with the client if the fit is right
· Room for Growth within the organization
· The schedule for this position would vary. Office hours are Mondays, 8-5, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-8, Wednesdays 8:15am to 2:30pm, Friday 9-5, and Saturday 8:30-2:30pm. Working about 36 hours per week.
· $13-15 an hour to start.
Snelling will take time to personally interview you in order to understand your personality and needs. We understand that people thrive in supportive, motivating and challenging work environments. Let us be your partner in finding the right opportunity. With our 65 years of recruiting experience, Snelling is dedicated to providing the direction and resources that you need to succeed. Our team is here to help guide you through the process of finding your next right-fit job opportunity.
Ophthalmic Technician-Experienced for large multi-specialty practice. Altamonte Springs, Ocoee and Lake Underhill locations. Full time. Excellent benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.
JOB SUMMARY: This individual is responsible for providing accurate documentation and stigmatization of the ocular examination and recommendations while maintaining patient flow and communication regarding appointment status; providing chair-side doctor assistance, performing diagnostic testing and basic patient work-up.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- High school diploma.
- Fluency in English, bilingual preferred.
- Basic understanding of algebraic principles.
- 3 years of Ophthalmic Technician experience preferred.
- COA Preferred
- Two years experience in a medical office preferred.
- Excellent spelling ability.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Experience maintaining patient confidentiality.
- Strong professional interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrate respect for staff and patients, and work well in team environment.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, with attention to detail.
- Management of multiple projects simultaneously.
- Legible handwriting.
- Computer literacy.
- Basic medical and ophthalmic terminology.
- Ability to pass drug test.
Any and all duties assigned by management with an emphasis on the following:
- Correctly summarize and document what the physician says during an examination, including but not limited to: proper charting of the examination, documenting additions to the chief complaint, assessment and recommendations for treatment (including justification of decisions reached when appropriate).
- Observe the patient and the physician and assists when appropriate during the exam, including but not limited to: holding the patient’s head in the slit lamp, providing additional medications and/or instruments, following directions in a medical emergency.
- Maintain an awareness of the patient’s verbal and non-verbal communication when the physician is providing instructions as it may necessitate the writer repeating information, providing written instructions, and/or patient education materials for the patient to review at home.
- Ensure patient understands all instructions.
- Accurately document chart errors according to the following format:
- Maintain patient flow, by ensuring a minimum of two patient rooms are always occupied.
- Remain as close to the physician as possible and limits time away from the physician and the patient.
- When applicable, prepare accurate eye glass or contact lens prescriptions and/or medication prescriptions for the eye physician’s signature prior to the completion of the examination.
- Alert physician to patient-related forms that need completion.
- When appropriate, complete the superbill and/or the check-out form, providing direction to the patient prior to following the physician.
- Guide patient to front desk after completion of exam and ensure proper follow-up appointments are made
- Become fluent in the exact requirements of each examination.
- Accommodate the needs of the patient for the exam:
- Monitor examination room and any physical limitations the patient may have.
- Ensure the patient chair is down before the patient prepares to leave, the equipment is off, the slit lamp is out of the way, etc.
- Evaluate the condition of the examination room to ensure adequate supplies are in stock.
- Notify physician of changes to the daily schedule, especially emergencies.
- Perform other tasks as required.
- Assemble and disassemble SLT machine according to protocol.
- Perform visual field tests.
- Perform visual acuity testing and pinhole tests.
- Perform brightness acuity measurement as requested by the physician.
- Perform Schirmer’s tests as ordered by the physician.
- Instill eye drops according to protocol.
- Tonopen documentation.
- Obtain consent.
- Complete surgical report form.
- Prepare forms for biopsy reports.
- Call for pick up of specimen when necessary.
- Remove all instruments from exam room for sterilization.
- Assist physician with minor in-office procedures:
- Return and appropriately document patient telephone calls.
- Monitor patient flow, ensuring the physician exam rooms are always full.
- Act as scribe for the physician.
- Stock all exam rooms according to written supply list.
- Confirm appointments with patients day prior to appointment
- Must be able to walk and stand for eight hours.
- Must be able to type or write legibly in a dimly-lit setting.
- Must be able to hear softly spoken words.
Ophthalmic Technician / Scribe
compensation: Discussed at interview
employment type: full-time/ part-time
Busy- multi location high volume Ophthalmology Practice is looking for seasoned Ophthalmic Technician. Please be professional, skilled and willing to deliver an exceptional patient care experience.
Highly desired talents -refractions, strong history taking - ability to think out of the box, and assist in patient flow management. Must be willing to travel amongst sites, Huntington, Great Neck and Bellmore. Most posses the ability to work as a cohesive Team member. Favorable schedules- competitive salary.
Please send resume with salary requirements only if you meet the above criteria. Thank you, and best of luck in your job search
Ophthalmic Technician - Bilingual A Plus!
Do you love what you do? We're growing our team of Ophthalmic Technicians in the Denver, CO market!
Here at ICON Eyecare, we're passionate about helping people see more clearly. As Colorado's premier Center of Excellence in eye care, we believe in an extraordinary patient experience while fostering a culture of C.A.R.E.- COMPASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, RESULTS, AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Our team members thrive on delivering great service in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment that fosters success. You bring your passion and drive, and we will Wow the World together!
The Ophthalmic Technician will work collaboratively with the clinic physicians to perform basic, advanced and complex manual and automated medical tests to allow for proper medical diagnosis. Must be well organized and possess the ability to work in team-oriented environment, have excellent computer skills and communicate effectively with patients, physicians and staff members. Must be flexible in work assignments and schedule; demonstrate commitment to ongoing education and uphold to the highest ethical principles of maintaining confidentiality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
· Visual acuity measurement
· Refractometry (measurements for the glasses prescription)
· Manual Tonometry
· Manual Keratometry
· Lensometry manual/auto
· A-scan – manual/auto
· IOL measurements
· Measure pupil size and reactivity
· Test and measure eye muscle function
· Stereo testing
· Potential acuity measurement
· Brightness acuity test
· Confrontation VF
· Visual field testing
· Corneal topography
· Fundus Photos
· Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement
· Retinal thickness and tomography
· Assist with contact lens fitting, and patient instruction
· Prepare for and assist with in-office procedures and triage phone calls
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
· Two years of Ophthalmic Technician experience in an ophthalmology setting (or equivalent related ability) preferred
· Ophthalmology/Medical knowledge
· Strong communication and interpersonal skills
· Proficient in EMR and computer literacy
· Well organized and attentive to detail
· Create and provide a positive, accountable and inspired work environment
· Proficiency in a second language highly desirable (Spanish preferred)
An established ophthalmologist in Broward County is seeking a pro-active, customer service oriented Ophthalmic Technician to work with a talented physician. The ideal candidate is an energetic, enthusiastic go-getter who can work with a wide variety of personalities.
Duties and responsibilities for this unique opportunity include but are not limited to:
- Perform and document medical history review through NextGen EHR system
- Prepare patients for all treatments
- Prepare and position patients for diagnostic testing
- Perform a variety of testing such as Lenstar, fundus photos, OCTs, visual fields, topography, and refraction
- Answer patient phone calls
- Assist physician in the patient flow
- Assist with patient prescriptions
- Clean and sterilize instruments
- Order medical supplies
- Assist in scheduling surgeries
- Help with clerical duties
The qualified candidate for this position should have a minimum of 6 months experience and ideally be certified as an ophthalmic assistant or technician with full comprehension of ophthalmic terminology. The candidate should also possess the following: strong English communication skills (Spanish is a plus), professional demeanor and attitude, and the ability to handle multiple priorities with diplomacy, tact, and confidence. Organization skills and attention to details are very important for this position. You should be a happy, personable individual who enjoys interacting and assisting patients and other staff.
Compensation and Benefits
- Compensation based on experience and qualification
- Benefit package (Health/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability
- 401(k) retirement plan
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace
From the latest breakthroughs in cataract care and glaucoma management – to recent advances in LASIK and treatment for diabetic eye disease – our dedication to leading edge technology and surgical techniques is surpassed only by our commitment to quality care. We offer patients access to 36 world-class physicians at 18 convenient locations throughout South Florida.
Thriving Ophthalmology practice looking to add a clinical team member. Experience in the field is REQUIRED, COA preferred. Our practice has Electronic Medical Records, so proficient computer skills are necessary. We are a busy medical practice and have a team approach, so being a team player is a must. We offer an excellent work environment and generous benefit package.
The position is full time and pay is based on experience. Our main office is located in the West End of Richmond, VA. However the position would require some travel to our satellite office in Colonial Heights, VA.
If you have clinical experience in Ophthalmology and enjoy working in a fast paced setting, please send us your resume for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you.
Ophthalmic Technician Instructor
This position is responsible for delivering effective, high quality instruction in their content area that produces unmatched results and students understanding.
- Delivers exceptional instruction in assigned content area(s) that ensures academic growth for all students.
- Master the necessary content knowledge and skills to successfully teach assigned content area(s).
- Develops and maintains lesson plans in compliance with program requirements to ensure delivery of course content areas.
- Provides an encouraging and supportive learning environment recognizing student accomplishments and achievements.
- Maintains accurate records of student’s achievement and complete progress reports and report cards promptly and as scheduled.
- Compiles student work into portfolio in compliance with program requirements.
- Encourages student use of technology.
- Maintain availability for weekly tutoring sessions or student assistance upon request.
- Assess special needs of students and provide information and appropriate referral in consultation with program coordinator.
- Punctually attend and positively contribute at all staff meetings, project team meetings, professional development, In-Service and special events.
- Able to withstand physical requirements such as sitting, walking and bending for long periods of time.
- Performs other duties as requested by Director.
- Promotes school Mission amongst students.
Education and Training: All instructors hold, at a minimum, a baccalaureate degree with academic preparation in the specific courses being taught. Instructors of general education must have at least 15 semester credit hours or equivalent in the subject area or demonstrates equivalent, relevant training or experience in the subject matter (applicable to new faculty hires or instructors teaching new general education subjects after January 1, 2012). Additionally, instructors of occupational courses possess the following: a. graduation from a program in the field in which they teach accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation; and b. a minimum of three years of occupational experience in the subject field or in a closely related field. Exceptions to the baccalaureate degree requirement may be justified for instructors teaching technical or vocational subjects in fields in which baccalaureate degrees are not generally available. An institution must be able to justify the assignment of any instructor who does not hold a baccalaureate degree in the assigned teaching field.
Strong organizing, planning, networking, documenting, public speaking, team building, verbal and written communication skills, and computer literacy. Able to work in a Project TEAM environment that emphasizes a customized approach to each participant’s development.
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