The essential functions of the Ophthalmic Technician include, but are not limited to the following:
Visual acuity measurement
A-scan – manual/auto
Measure pupil size and reactivity
Test and measure eye muscle function
Potential acuity measurement
Brightness acuity test
Visual Field testing
Retinal thickness and tomography
Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement
Ability to Scribe by documenting the patient’s medical record and inputting any recommended treatment and/or procedures that may be performed by the physician
• Ophthalmic Technician experience in an ophthalmology or Optometry setting. Not required
• Medical Experience preferred but not required , willing to train the right candidate
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Proficient in EMR and computer literacy
• Well organized and attentive to detail
• Create and provide a positive, accountable and inspired work environment
• Proficiency in a second language highly desirable (Spanish preferred)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
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