Ophthalmic Technician

Employer
The Lasik Vision Institute
Location
Towson, MD
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Closes
Mar 22, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Overview:The Clear Choice for Your Laser Eye Surgery: Regain Your VisionWith more than 1,000,000 LASIK eye surgery procedures performed, The LASIK Vision Institute provides the best quality laser vision correction for the best value. Discover why we're a trusted LASIK eye surgery leader when it comes to expertise, affordability, and convenience. We utilize the latest FDA-approved lasers, diagnostic technology, and laser surgery treatments. Our network of independent physicians includes some of the most skilled LASIK surgeons in the country.Responsibilities:- Collects and calculates diagnostic data: K readings, refraction, visual fields, PAM(Potential Acuity Meter).- Documents patient history, performs visual acuity and glaucoma tests.- Prepares laser room and instruments for surgery.- Enters data into laser and calibrates laser for each patient.- Assists surgeon in laser correction procedure.- Manages patient flow from pre-op through surgery to post-op phase.- Provides post operative progress reports to the surgeon and/or optometrist.- Monitors and maintains inventory of all medications and medical supplies.- Monitors laser room and clinic equipment; maintains records regarding equipment service, testing and safety according to company policy and procedure.- Washes and sterilizes equipment.Qualifications:* Previous Ophthalmic experience required* Must be able to manually refract.* Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to interact with patients/physicians.* Versatile skills to act independently and also in a highly effective cross trained team setting.* Excellent accuracy skills and attention to detail.* AS degree in a related area preferred