MD EyeCare Services Corporate

Optometric Technician

Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 5 days ago(1/13/2022 11:41 AM)
Job ID
2022-6369
# of Openings
1
Category
DeKalb Eye Consultants
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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We are searching for a skilled Optometric Technician to join our team in Sycamore

 

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.

 

The Ophthalmic Technician is responsible for assisting the Ophthalmologist and Optometrist in the exam lane and to input data into the Electronic Health Record as well as administering treatment as allowed and ordered by the physician. 

 

The right candidate with some medical background would be accepted, as we do have a significant training program. If you don't have all the skills listed below, don't be discouraged. No resume paints a complete picture of a person. There is a good chance that you may be more wonderful than you think. So please apply. 

 

In order to comply with the recent Illinois executive order mandating all healthcare workers to be vaccinated, we will now only consider candidates who can verify prior to hire that they either have been fully vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus or have started the vaccine process by having their initial dose before starting in their new position and are committed to completing that process within 30 days of starting work. Exemptions for medical and religious concerns will be considered.

 

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.
  • Scribe in electronic medical records format to document the patient visit and examination.
  • Code for services.

Qualifications

The Ophthalmic Technician Qualifications:

  • Possess at least one year of experience in a clinical setting.
  • Experience as an ophthalmic scribe or technician preferred, but not required.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a well-organized, team-player with great attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate superior computer skills.
  • Highly energetic with positive attitude.
  • Must be willing to travel to other offices to meet the demands of business.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for eight hours.
  • Must be able to type or write legibly in a dimly-lit setting.

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.
  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected.
  • Clear career ladder opportunities.

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