Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery, P.C.

Birmingham, MI, United States

Ophthalmic Technician

Posted 21 days ago

Job Description

Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery is now hiring an Ophthalmic Technician in Birmingham, MI!

The Ophthalmic Technician is a valuable asset to the ophthalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit. The Ophthalmic Technician is able to handle a wide range of duties while using equipment to perform the initial testing needed to prepare a patient for an exam with an ophthalmologist. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide exceptional customer service during every patient encounter (in person or via phone).

• Display a professional attitude, greet patients promptly with a smile, and thank them when they leave.

• Practice urgency at all times with patient’s time, as well as doctor’s time and schedule.

• Comply with all company policies and procedures including HIPAA.

• Verify patient information by interviewing patient.

• Record medical history, current medications and confirming purpose of visit.

• Record all data in the patient's electronic medical record.

• Check condition of patient's eyes by observing pupils, muscles, visual acuity, and extraocular movements.

• Required skills include: dilation, refraction, pressures, and performing a variety of diagnostic tests including visual fields, OCT, GDX, IOL master, auto refractor and topography.

• Demonstrate working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms and ocular medications.

• General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager

Other Skills and Abilities

• Reliable transportation that would allow employee to go to multiple work locations with minimal notice

• Ability to work weekends when applicable

• Desire to gain industry knowledge and training

• Demonstrate initiative in accomplishing practice goals

• Ability to grow, adapt, and accept change

• Consistently creating a positive work environment by being team-oriented and patient-focused

• Commitment to work over 40 hours to meet the needs of the business

• Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 

Education & Experience

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

• 1 year of related experience and/or training OR

• Equivalent combination of education and experience, COA or COT is preferred.

EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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