Ophthalmic Technician I
Contact Information: Contact: Ben Reynolds
This is a part-time position working 64 hours every two weeks.
The Ophthalmic Technician is responsible for providing quality ophthalmic patient care under the direction of an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist in accord with standard organizational policies and procedures. Provides technical assistance to the eye practice thereby increasing appointment availability. Assists the physician in performing routine eye exams and preliminary diagnostic testing procedures and evaluations.
- Required: A high school diploma.
- Desired: Completion of a two-year ophthalmology program.
- Required: 3 years working in a comprehensive eye practice or 3 years in a customer service position.
- Required: Familiarity with the anatomy and physiology of the eye. Familiarity with medical terminology. Effective communication/interpersonal and organizational skills.
-Required: Certification by JCAHPO as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician Assistant (COA) within 18 months of hire date.
- Desired: Certification by JCAHPO as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT).
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