Wenatchee Valley Hospital

Ophthalmic Technician I (Ophthalmology/Optometry) (44240273)
Location: Wenatchee, Washington - United States
Posted: 11/24/2017

Ophthalmic Technician I (Ophthalmology/Optometry)

Full Time Day Shift
Position Summary:
To work as an assistant with the Ophthalmologists and to provide technical services to patients.
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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