MD EyeCare Services Corporate

  • Ophthalmic Technician

    Job Locations US-MD-Chevy Chase
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/21/2018 1:02 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2318
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Eye Doctors of Washington
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    edow

     

    Eye Doctors of Washington was founded with the goal of providing patients with the highest quality of medical care in an academically-oriented private practice. In addition to eye examinations, we provide specialist care in the following areas: cataracts, glaucoma, cornea, pediatrics, eye trauma, PRK surgery, LASIK eye surgery, eyelid surgery, and other vision correction procedures. 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.  

     

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • Initial work up of patients such as gathering chief complaint, ocular and systemic history, past family and social history and complete review of systems.
    • Perform accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks to include: Visual Acuity, Manual Lensometry, Confrontational Visual Fields, Stereo Testing, Evaluation of Motility, Pupillary Function Tests, Color Plates, Applanation Tonometry, Advanced Refractometry, Angle Assessment, Dilation of Pupils, Contact Lens Evaluations, Visual Field Testing, Optic Nerve Scanning (i.e. Cirrus and Spectralis OCT), Pachymetry, Corneal Topography
    • Scribe in electronic medical records format to document the patient visit and examination.
      Code for services.
    • Assist physician with laser procedures.
    • Assist physician with minor surgery, maintaining practice standards of sterile technique and infection control.
    • Provide telephone support regarding ocular emergencies, prescription refills and patient care questions.
    • Communicate with reception and location lead ophthalmic technician to facilitate proper patient flow.
    • Assist with other support activities, to include packaging and sterilizing equipment and supplies, ensuring cleanliness of patient exams room and other administrative or clinical duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • High school graduate or equivalent

    • Minimum 2 years experience as an ophthalmic technician
    • COA or COT certification preferred but not required
    • NextGen EHR experience preferred
    • Willingness to travel between multiple offices inthe DC Metro area

    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.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.