Wenatchee Valley Hospital

Ophthalmic Technician I (Ophthalmology/Optometry) (43151973)
Location: Wenatchee, Washington - United States
Posted: 11/23/2017

Ophthalmic Technician I (Ophthalmology/Optometry)

Pool Position Day Shift
***Please note: this is a pool position, no guaranteed hours***
Position Summary:

To work as an assistant with the Ophthalmologists and to provide technical services to patients.
Essential Functions:

Essential Functions:

Obtain patient histories according to department protocol.
Perform vision tests.
Operate automated Lensometer and check prescriptions.
Obtain vital signs according to protocol, and dependent upon licensure.
Instill dilation drops per department protocol.
Clean and setup rooms between patients.
Daily room cleaning and re-stocking room supplies and medications.
Maintain and clean instruments per protocol.
Clean and maintain equipment.
Perform basic clinical eye testing.

Tonometry
Topography
Shirmer testing
Color Vision testing
Stereo Vision testing
Perform retinoscopy and refraction.
Perform advanced clinical eye testing depending upon experience.

Visual field testing
Optical Coherence Tomography
IOL Master Biometry
A Scan
Assist with procedures, dependent upon licensure.
Maintain working knowledge of Ophthalmic procedural/diagnostic coding.
Maintain working knowledge of Ophthalmic anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, ocular motility, clinical optics, and contact lenses.
Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
Qualifications:

Required:

Entry position depending on experience.
Ability to perform the essential skills listed under job function
Familiar with basic ophthalmic pharmacology, anatomy and pharmacology
Basic knowledge of ophthalmic procedural/diagnostic.
Ability to take vital signs accurately
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
Ability to provide quality patient service
Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
Manual dexterity
Ability to relate effectively with coworkers, physicians, and staff and to function as part of a team
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to focus amidst ongoing distractions and interruptions
Ability to relate effectively to patients and the general public
Telephone etiquette
Skills in organization, time management, and problem-solving
Ability to work under pressure
Attentive to detail and numerical accuracy
Desired:

Ophthalmology experience of at least six months.
Coursework in medical terminology, ophthalmic pharmacology, microbiology, and ophthalmic anatomy and physiology.
Experience with computerized scheduling.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Health Care
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