Job Posting | 61st Street Service Corporation
Reporting to the technician manager and physicians in the practice, the ophthalmic technician is responsible for the Pre-examination of patients for all specialties across all sites.
- Assist physician with in-office procedures, such as lasers, intra-vitreal injections, and minor procedures.
- Responsible for patient histories, visual acuity assessment and manual refractions, anterior segment examination, applanation tonometry, pupil evaluation, confrontation field and amsler grid testing.
- Perform basic diagnostic testing such as visual fields, specular microscopy, IOL master/Immersion A-scans, Atlas/Pentacam topography, pneumatonometry, and OCT.
- Maintain and stock all exam rooms.
- Sterilization and calibration of instruments.
- Call triage and call processing of patient matters such as post-operative concerns, prescription refill requests, and medical questions in a timely manner.
Preferred additional skills include one or more of the following:
- Graduate of ophthalmic technician course or 3-5 years of related experience
- COA certification
- Willingness to travel
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to act independently
- Strong knowledge of ophthalmic anatomy and physiology
- Some ophthalmic imaging experience
- Experience in ophthalmic care with the following skills and imaging modalities:
- Visual field testing
- Optical coherence tomography (Cirrus/Optovue)
- Fundus photography (Visucam, FF450Plus)
- Specular biomicroscopy including confocal imaging (Confoscan 3, Noncon)
- Corneal topography
- Ophthalmic work-up technical skills (patient history, visual acuity, applanation tonometry, pupillary testing, and dilation)
- Study certification for clinical trials
- Instrument troubleshooting ability
- Working use of Spanish