UofL Physicians

  • Ophthalmic Technician

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville | US-KY-Louisville | US-KY-Elizabethtown | US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    2018-5973
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technicians
    Department
    Ophthalmology - Downtown Office
  • Overview

    JOB SUMMARY

    Ophthalmic Technician duties include working with patients and physicians for examination and treatment of the eyes.

    Responsibilities

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Greet patients and escort them to room.
    • Obtain patient’s chief complaint, medical history, medications and allergies, and eye history.
    • Check patient’s eye prescription with lensometer.
    • Check patients vision, pupils, motility, visual field, IOP, Color vision.
    • Complete refraction of patient.
    • Complete eye dilation on patients as applicable.
    • Also includes having consent forms signed and helping with lasers and injects in office
    • Cleaning instruments and exam rooms
    • Maintain and stock rooms with supplies.
    • Complies with HIPAA privacy and security requirements to maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Adheres to organizational policy and procedure.
    • Translating for patients if applicable.
    • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • High school diploma or GED will be required.
    • JCAHPO certification and COA/COT preferred.
    • Knowledge of ophthalmic testing a plus.
    • The ability to speak Spanish is a plus.  

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

    • Working in “Plus Cylinder” for refracting with phoroptor
    • Knowledge of Tonopen, Lensometer, IOL Master, HRT, OCT, HFV, Wavefront Auto-Refractor/Toppgrapher

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Normal health clinic environment
    • Must be able to work with pediatric patients
    • Must be able to work at satellite offices

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