Optometry Technician

Eglin AFB, Florida
Jan 16, 2023
Feb 15, 2023
Specialty Trades
Full Time

ERP International is seeking an Optometry Technician for a full-time position in support of the Invisible Wounds Center, Eglin Hospital at Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach, FL. Apply online today and discover more about this outstanding employment opportunity. www.erpinternational.com

Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense pride and job satisfaction ERP Employees experience in providing care for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans! ERP International is honored to have been named one of The Washington Post's 2020 Top Workplaces!

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!

* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, and 11 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, STD/LTD/Life, and Health Savings Account available!

* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.


Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 9 hours between 6:00am and 5:30pm, with a one hour lunch.

No Weekends, Call or Holidays!

Job Specific Position Duties: The duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• The contractor shall assist the health care provider in the examination and treatment of patients by performing visual tests or procedures.
• The contractor shall assist a neuro-optometrist in a traumatic brain injury facility; shall assist flight personnel in the occupational vision program as required and assist as needed under the direction of the Optometrist.
• The contractor shall prepare orders and dispenses military spectacles. Fit patients with spectacles and instructs patients on contact lens procedures. Assists aircrew members in aviator contact lens and night vision goggle program.
• The contractor shall record patient case history, conduct visual screening tests such as visual acuity, cover test, pupillary testing, color vision, depth perception, visual field charting, and tonometry for analysis and interpretation. Instills approved ophthalmic drugs.
• The contractor shall perform ophthalmic functions as needed in an optometric clinical capacity.
Administers ophthalmic drops and ointment. Take ophthalmic photographs.
• The contractor shall perform periodic maintenance and calibration checks on clinic diagnostic optometric equipment.
• The contractor establishes or recommends optometry standards, regulations, policies, or procedures to ensure quality patient care in a safe, efficient, and effective optometry environment.
• The contractor shall receive and provide both informal and formal training and on the job training on neuro-optometry equipment to optometry students, medical technicians in training, nursing personnel, physicians, and other specialists relative to the types of testing, therapy, or medications that are being used.
• The contractor will assist the healthcare provider in performing vision therapy/rehabilitative activities.
• The contractor shall execute both customer service and administrative tasks through scheduling
and canceling appointments, addressing patient concerns, and updating patients' electronic medical records.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: 1) High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency. 2) Currency in paraoptometric certification is preferred; 3) Completion of a basic optometry course, or equivalent paraoptometric training, is required.
* Experience: At least 24 months of experience working as an optometry technician within the last 36 months, with at least 12 months in neuro-optometry practice highly preferred

* Clinical Certification: Currency in paraoptometric certification is preferred.
* Life Support Certification: Possess current ARC or AHA BLS certification.
* Security: Possess the ability to pass a government background check/security clearance.