Experienced Ophthalmic Technician

Ophthalmology and Optometry Practice-West Hartford CT+ 4 other locations - West Hartford, CT

Full-timeEstimated: $29,000 - $39,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits

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.

Job Overview:

*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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

*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

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Ophthalmic Technician: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Company's website:

  • www.solinskyeyecare.com