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Ophthalmic Technician - Clarks Summit

Company: Northeastern Eye Institute
Location: Clarks Summit
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description It's a great time to join our thriving practice!We have a position available in our Clarks Summit office. Join our team, as an Ophthalmic Technician and you'll be at the forefront of providing quality patient care. At Northeastern Eye Institute you'll join a team of innovative and accomplished providers, surgeons, and clinical care staff. As an experienced technician, you will be rewarded with career growth opportunities! Experience as an Ophthalmic Scribe as well is a PLUS!* Note: This position will work in the Clarks Summit, Scranton and Hamlin locations as needed * We Believe In Rewarding Excellence! For those who have 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! What's better than a job with No Weekends? 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). 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), and pentacam.
  • 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.
    • Ability to Scribe is a PLUS!
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook). Education and Experience Requirements:
      • At least one year of specialized ophthalmic experience is required.
      • COA or COT a plus but not required. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Northeastern Eye Institute, Scranton , Ophthalmic Technician - Clarks Summit, Professions , Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

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