MD EyeCare Services Corporate

  • Ophthalmic Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Redding
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2625
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Shasta Eye Medical Group
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    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.

    Responsibilities

    Ophthalmic Technician 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.
    • Measuring visual acuities, intraocular pressures, keratometry, refraction and pachymetry.
    • External examination and slit lamp
    • Neutralizes eye glasses by either manual Lensometry or automated Lensometry. Is able to measure prism in spectacles and mark optical centers.
    • Performs Auto-Refraction prior to MD or OD exam.
    • 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.

    • Performs corneal Pachymetry as needed.
    • Is able to accurately perform VF’s: Humphrey Visual field.
    • Performs OCT ( ocular coherence topography).
    • Is able to take Fundus photos.
    • Is able to insert and remove both a soft and hard contact lens and to instruct patient on insertion and removal techniques for contact lenses.
    • Scribe in electronic medical records format to document the patient visit and examination.
    • Code for services.

     

    Qualifications

    The Ophthalmic Technician Qualifications:

    • Candidate must possess exemplary and demonstrable customer service acumen
    • Possess at least one year of experience in a clinical setting
    • High school graduate or equivalent

    • Ability to work as a team member as well as independently

    • Well-organized with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

    • Strong leadership and critical thinking/problem solving skills
    • Some general medical knowledge, including diseases and medications that are pertinent to patient care in ophthalmology is preferred
    • NextGen EHR experience preferred

    In Turn We Will Provide:

    • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short and long 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.

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