Ophthalmology Technician

Nellis AFB, Nevada
Mar 15, 2023
Apr 14, 2023
Full Time

ERP International is seeking a full-time Opthalmology Technician to support the Opthalmology Department at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center, Nellis AFB, NV. 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 2021 Top Workplaces!

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 11 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, LTD/STD/Life and Health Savings Account available, and more!
* 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, 8 hours between 7:30am and 4:30pm - 1 hour lunch

No Overtime

No holidays or weekends

Job Specific Duties: The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:

* Provide a wide variety of duties to assist the optometrist/ophthalmologist as appropriate to the level of certification (i.e., COA, COT, or COMT).
* Obtain patient histories, perform prescription verification, and maintain patient records.
* Assist in testing patient vision. Test far and near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception.
* Examine the eye, using slit lamp, for abnormalities of cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers.
* Apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes.
* Measure intraocular pressure of eyes (glaucoma test).
* Test field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and chart test results on graph paper.
* Measure axial length of eye, using ultrasound equipment.
* Instruct patients concerning eye care and contact lens handling.
* Perform basic diagnostic tests to include ocular coherence tomography (OCT), fundus cameras, fluorescein angiography, and visual field tests.
* Assist in minor procedure room and in the operating room.

* Perform basic administrative tasks to include coding assistance and communication with patients.
* Assist in the above duties should the provider is called to the VA hospital.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: Certificate. Complete an ophthalmology technician or an optometric technician course.

* Experience: One year of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist after graduation.

* Certificate: Possess and maintain current certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology or a completed a formal ophthalmic training program of the United Stated Armed Forces.

* Life Support Certifications: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS certification.

* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance