Certified Ophthalmic Technician - Refractive Surgery
CentralCare Inc. has several exciting employment opportunities in Bethesda, MD! We are seeking Certified Ophthalmic Technician- Refractive Surgery to join our team at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. These positions are Monday through Friday 7am to 3:30pm. No weekends or on-call. This facility serves active duty personnel, their family members and retirees. The perfect work-life balance awaits you. CentralCare, Inc. is an award winning HealthCare Solutions Company providing high quality physician, ancillary, nursing, and technician services to the DoD and Federal Sector. The benefits of joining the CentralCare, Inc. team as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician- Refractive Surgery include: Highly Competitive Salary Comprehensive health package, including major health insurance dental insurance vision insurance Life Insurance Short and Long Term Disability 401a and 401k plan Paid time-off and paid holidays Job Description: Measures and record distance and near vision; perform color testing and pinhole vision Performs: Basic visual acuity tests, basic ocular motility test, Contrast Sensitivity testing, lensometry, Autofraction, Keratometry, Tonometry, Pupillometry, Corneal Pachymetry, and glare testing. Assess Corneal topography. Performs visual field testing (Automated and Manual). Assists during refractive surgery and ocular surgeries performed in laser room. Teaches contact lens Basic knowledge of DICOM communication Experience in using OCT, visual fields, and other applicable ophthalmic device modality to communicate via DICOM Utilizes Modality Work Lists (MWL) to document examinations; reconciles MWL with existing patient databases to minimize medical errors and duplicatie Assist providers in documenting in the medical record according to the policies and procedures of the organization Applies and removes therapeutic lens Direct the flow of patients: obtain medical and personal data for patients for conditions excluding ocular examination; arrange for laboratory and other tests, ophthalmic photography, outpatient studies and patient admissions and surgery as requested by the physician. Alleviate patient and family concerns by explaining diagnostic procedures and referring specific questions to the doctors Screens walk-in patients, emergency patients and telephone calls from patients and referring physicians to determine appropriate physician and priority of appointments. Perform inspection and preparation of instruments, materials, and equipment to insure that they are clean and in proper working condition. Sterilize and set up instruments for surgical procedures; assist with minor office surgery, laser treatments and operating room surgery as required. Perform inventory of assigned examination rooms to insure adequate supplies are in stock. This shall be coordinated with the supply officer of the CRS (Central Sterile Resupply) Program to ensure all supply requests are met. Adhere to infection control guidelines and practice universal precautions. Be responsible for the safe and effective operation of equipment used in patient care and contributing to a safe working environment. This shall include safe practices of emergency procedures. Proper handling of hazardous materials and maintenance of physical security.