Ophthalmic Technician

Employer
Maryland Eye Associates
Location
Prince Frederick, MD
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
141817679
Hours
Full Time
Join our team, as an Ophthalmic Technician and you'll be at the forefront of providing quality patient care. At our Maryland Eye Associates located in Prince Frederick, MD; you'll join a team of innovative and accomplished providers, surgeons, and clinical care staff. We Believe In Rewarding Excellence! For those who have related experience, education, and proven success in the field - we will reward it with competitive pay. To be successful, you'll need excellent interpersonal and communication skills, plus a desire and ability to combine on-the-job training with a company provided classroom experience. You'll get the support you need to start your career with us! You'll earn a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package too! You'll have comprehensive insurance plans, HSA option, continuing education fund, eye care benefits, paid-time-off, paid holidays and 401(k). Job Requirements: What You Will Do: Make introductions and establish rapport with patients. Initiate patient evaluation, documenting the chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, and all pertinent ocular findings accurately and in accordance with compliance guidelines. Perform pre-exam testing to include visual acuity assessment, including pinhole and glare testing, confrontational visual field testing, assess extra ocular muscles, pupillary evaluation, tonometry,assess angles, pupillary dilation, and all other patient services as requested by the physician including specialty tests such as color vision screening, stereopsis, dry eye testing, and exophthalmometry. Perform lensometry and specialized testing such as visual fields, keratometry, A/B scans, and ophthalmic photography optical coherence tomography (OCT), Optical Biometry (IOL Master and Lensstar), pentacam. Assist with fitting of contact lenses and instruct patients in care and insertion of lenses. Complete prior-authorizations and requests for prescription refills as authorized by physician, with full documentation in patient chart. Educate patients regarding administration of medications and pre and post-operative instructions as directed by physician. Check expiration date and inventory of medicines and replace as necessary. Maintain inventory and order diagnostic medications and supplies. Assist with maintenance of clinical examination equipment and with ordering of supplies. Inspect instruments periodically for damage, send for repair, and request a replacement as necessary. Open and close exam lanes daily, ensuring that equipment is wiped down in an appropriate manner, battery powered instruments are seated properly in re-charge wells, slit lamps and projectors are switched off under covers. Complete manual refractions. Follow all safety procedures as per guidelines. What You Will Bring: Excellent attention to detail. Be highly organized and able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities in an efficient manner with a high level of quality and energy. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to maintain confidential employee and company information. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and work independently. Apply exceptional communication skills to interact with patients and schedule appointments and surgeries. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook). Education and Experience Requirements: One year of specialized ophthalmic experience is required. COA or COT a plus but not required.

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