Our skilled doctors and friendly staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality care using the most sophisticated technology available and are dedicated to helping every patient enjoy the best possible vision. Shasta Eye Medical Group is a four-physician ophthalmic practice with optical dispensary and affiliated Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). This unique and diverse group of doctors provides the most comprehensive vision care in California’s north state region.
This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and dynamic leadership. We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices, and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor.
Our Ophthalmic Technicians are a vital part of our clinical team and require 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.
Ophthalmic Technician Responsibilities:
Performs the following as needed: Ishihara Color Vision, Stereo testing, Amsler grid, Confrontational Visual Fields (CVF) and Extra Ocular Movements (EOMS).
Performs tear osmolarility testing as needed.
Performs subjective refraction: cross cylinder technique.
Performs Applanation or Tono Pen tonometry on patient as needed.
Performs angle assessment and pupil assessment prior to dilating patient.
Performs BAT and PAM tests as directed by MD.
The Ophthalmic Technician Qualifications:
High school graduate or equivalent
Must be a Certified Ophthalmic Technician or Medical Technologist
Must possess some general medical knowledge, including diseases and medications that are pertinent to patient care in ophthalmology
Healthcare quality improvement experience preferred
NextGen EHR experience preferred
Ability to train new staff and personally cross train in other areas to gain further knowledge
Ability to work as a team member as well as independently
Well-organized with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
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