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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: Eyecare Services Partners
Location: Lake Worth
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Florida Vision Institute is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art, individually based, high quality, eye health care. Our services cover a range of eye problems, including cataracts, glaucoma, retinal disorders, dry eye, and ocular injuries. We have the common goal of ascertaining the most appropriate care for any given patient, explaining the purpose of the treatment, and in initiating said therapy in a courteous and compassionate manner, irrespective of age, gender, nationality, and race or payment program.

The Ophthalmic Technician is a vital part of the clinical team and requires the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with a diverse patient base. They are responsible for comforting patients while performing necessary diagnostic tests and measurements that instills patient confidence in their treatment.

Requirements:

Obtain ocular and systemic medical histories to include chief complaint, history of present illness, past history, family history and allergy and medication history
Perform accurate and consistent documentation and measurements.
Have the ability to measure and record the following measurement tests (and other tests as required):
A-scans, visual fields, fundus photos, OCTs, manual and auto refractions, fields, topography, brightness acuity test, tonopen, applanation, pachymetry
Maintain optical and surgical equipment
Assist in minor office procedures, including the sterilization of instruments
Ensure the exam lanes are clean and stocked with appropriate supplies
Help answer any questions that other team members may have
Ensure the patient lobby and clinical working area is neat and clean
Must be able to type or write legibly in a dimly-lit setting

Qualifications:

Possess at least one year of experience in a clinical setting.
Previous Ophthalmology, Optometry or other medical experience preferred
Experience as an ophthalmic scribe or technician preferred, but not required
Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
Be a well-organized, team-player with great attention to detail
Demonstrate superior computer skills
Highly energetic with positive attitude
Must be willing to travel to the Jupiter office to meet the demands of business
In Turn We Will Provide:
Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short term disability
Company paid life insurance
Paid holidays and generous paid time off
Paid parking where applicable
Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected
Clear career ladder opportunities

Keywords: Eyecare Services Partners, Palm Beach , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Lake Worth, Florida

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