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Ophthalmic Tech / Ophthalmology

Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Schedule: 0 30 Hours a week. We are currently searching for an Ophthalmic Technician to assist the Ophthalmologist or Optometrist with basic screening and administrative functions in the specialty clinic setting. Essential Functions

  • Assists Ophthalmologist or Optometrist with the provision of eye care in the office setting
  • Prepares examination and treatment rooms, reviewing the appointment schedule.
  • Performs basic and routine vision screening examinations, administering eye medications, cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments and assisting physicians during minor surgical and laser procedures.
  • Prepares patients for eye exams and performs/assists with all tests and procedures.
  • Obtain patient history, perform entrance testing, manage patient flow, and assist the doctor as needed.
  • Administers and maintains proficient with lensometers, visual field testing, keratometer readings, tonometry, contact lens instruction, BAT testing, and topography.
  • Maintains patient flow and returns phone calls per instruction.
  • Sterilizes instruments, maintains supplies and equipment, and ensures accurate documentation
  • Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.
  • Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
    • Degree as an Ophthalmic Tech, Ophthalmic Medical Tech, or Ophthalmic Assistant preferred.
    • One year recent Ophthalmic experience required CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
      • Current and valid certification as an Ophthalmic Tech, Ophthalmic Medical Tech, or Ophthalmic Assistant preferred.
      • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
      • Current and valid Medication Aide Registration with the Nebraska State Medication Aide Registry required, within 90 days of hire. EOE/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha, Omaha , Ophthalmic Tech / Ophthalmology, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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