MD EyeCare Services Corporate

  • Ophthalmic Technician

    Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/23/2019 4:39 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-3347
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    National Retina Institute
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     

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    National Retina Institute is seeking an Ophthalmic Technician. This individual is responsible for providing as well as performing diagnostic tests as required by the Ophthalmologist and administering treatment as allowed and ordered by the physician.

    Responsibilities

    Communication and Patient Care:

    • Uses autorefractor and lensometers (automatic and manual)
    • Monitors patient flow, ensuring the physician exam rooms are always full after testing
    • Escorts patients to front desk after exam
    • Willingness to learn new things and to cross train
    • Performs Optos 
    • Knowledge of medical and ophthalmic terminology
    • Knowledge of EHR/Zeiss Forum
    • Can perform the following : visual acuities, EOM’s, confrontations, pupillary exams,NCT, applanation tonometry, pachy, color test, tonopen
    • Demonstrates the ability to obtain a medical history, chief complaint, social history, family history
    • Can manually refract
    • Can operate the slit lamp / anterior chamber assessment
    • Monitors patient flow, ensuring the physician exam rooms are always full after testing
    • Escorts patients to front desk after exam

    Administative:

    • Ensures that exam rooms are tidied between patients, including cleaning sinks and sanitizing equipment
    • Cleans all lenses used by doctors
    • Monitors diagnostic schedule to stay on-time of patient scheduling
    • Works to ensure Billing and Coding is billed and ordered

    Essential Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of medical and ophthalmic terminology
    • Knowledge of EHR/Zeiss Forum
    • Knowledge of Diagnostic Equipmen
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    • Positive team member
    • Strong organization with attention to detail
    • Demonstrated computer literacy.

     

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Two years experience as an Opthalmic Technician. Retina 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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