Busy ophthalmology practice located in West Hartford (with 5 satellite locations) , looking for an ophthalmic technician with experience . Must be detail-oriented, team player, and work in a friendly environment.
We have a completely computerized office including electronic medical records, so knowledge of computers and ability to type competently is a must. Plus have the desire to assist our team and our patients in a long term position.
*Complete preliminary patient evaluations with a high level of accuracy, efficiently and in accordance to company standards.
*Gather and verify the patient's ocular history, medical history and chief complaint.
*Take ocular measurements as assigned by the physician (i.e. Manual Refraction+ Auto Refraction).
*Perform diagnostic tests as assigned by the physician (visual field, OCT, fundus photos, external photos, topography, lipiscan, TearLab, Inflammadry, FA's, color vision screening, stereo testing, VEP, ERG, HRT,......etc.).
*Administer ocular medications (eye drops/ointments) as requested by the physician.
* Assist the physician with office procedures (lesion excisions, YAG capsulotomy, YAG PI.... etc.).
*Willing to learn new skills as required by the needs of the practice.
*Master all new skills within 6 months of their introduction.
*Prepare examination rooms and maintain a clean work space.
Be available to work MONDAY-FRIDAY and one SATURDAY a month from 7:30am until closing hours.
*Willing to travel to other satellite offices as needed. (Reliable transportation required).
*Assist with other assigned tasks not limited to the Clinical Department as directed by the Medical Directors and Management.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS:
*Be a team player and maintain a professional And positive attitude.
*Maintain a professional appearance as outlined in the employee handbook.
*Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information as it relates to patients ad staff members.
*Enthusiasm to further skill set.
*High school diploma or equivalent.
*COA certification preferred.
*Experience in an eye care setting or medical office is preferred.
*Ability to multi-task.
*Ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.
*Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in person, by phone or in writing.
*Ability to stand for long periods of time and physically assist with limited mobility.
Salary based upon experience. Benefits include paid vacation/holidays, health insurance, 401K/Profit Sharing Plan.
Please put in the subject line position applying for: Technician
Job Type: Full-time