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Ophthalmic Technician - Ophthalmology -( FT; 40 hours/week M-F; 7am - 5pm (hours vary depending on clinic start time) ) (993947-13238)(6334)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring an Ophthalmic Technician to assiss the Ophthalmologist or Optometrist with basic screening and administrative functions in the specialty clinic setting. 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

95%

  • Assists Ophthalmologist or Optometrist with the provision of eye care in the office setting
  • Prepares examination and treatment rooms, reviewing the appointment schedule.
  • Performs basic and routine vision screening examinations, administering eye medications, cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments and assisting physicians during minor surgical and laser procedures.
  • Prepares patients for eye exams and performs/assists with all tests and procedures.
  • Obtain patient history, perform entrance testing, manage patient flow, and assist the doctor as needed.
  • Administers and maintains proficient with lensometers, visual field testing, keratometer readings, tonometry, contact lens instruction, BAT testing, and topography.
  • Maintains patient flow and returns phone calls per instruction.
  • Sterilizes instruments, maintains supplies and equipment, and ensures accurate documentation

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  1. Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
  • Degree as an Ophthalmic Tech, Ophthalmic Medical Tech, or Ophthalmic Assistant preferred
  • One year recent Ophthalmic experience required

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and valid certification as a Ophthalmic Tech, Ophthalmic Medical Tech, or Ophthalmic Assistant preferred
  • BLS Certification required

 

Job Details

Date Posted June 4, 2018
Date Closes September 2, 2018
Requisition 993947-13238
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Ophthalmology
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Shift
Daytime
M-F; 7am - 5pm (hours vary depending on clinic start time)
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2018-04-30
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2099.03 Ophthalmic Medical Technologists and Technicians
Zipcode 68114

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Strong Time Management
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Technician

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