UofL Physicians

Ophthalmic Technician

US-KY-Louisville | US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-4297
# of Openings
1
Category
Technicians
Department
Ophthalmology - Downtown Office

Overview

JOB SUMMARY

Ophthalmic Technician duties include working with patients and physicians for examination and treatment of the eyes.

Responsibilities

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greet patients and escort them to room.
  • Obtain patient’s chief complaint, medical history, medications and allergies, and eye history.
  • Check patient’s eye prescription with lensometer.
  • Check patients vision, pupils, motility, visual field, IOP, Color vision.
  • Complete refraction of patient.
  • Complete eye dilation on patients as applicable.
  • Also includes having consent forms signed and helping with lasers and injects in office
  • Cleaning instruments and exam rooms
  • Maintain and stock rooms with supplies.
  • Complies with HIPAA privacy and security requirements to maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational policy and procedure.
  • Translating for patients if applicable.
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED will be required.
  • JCAHPO certification and COA/COT preferred.
  • Knowledge of ophthalmic testing a plus.
  • The ability to speak Spanish is a plus.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Working in “Plus Cylinder” for refracting with phoroptor
  • Knowledge of Tonopen, Lensometer, IOL Master, HRT, OCT, HFV, Wavefront Auto-Refractor/Toppgrapher

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Normal health clinic environment
  • Must be able to work with pediatric patients
  • Must be able to work at satellite offices

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