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Ophthalmic Technician

Medical Eye Center
Medford, Oregon, United States
9 days ago

Description

Ophthalmic Technician in Medford, OR- Must be Fully Vaccinated by Oct. 18th

Medical Eye Center is a trusted provider of comprehensive eye care in Southern Oregon and the surrounding area. Our practice specializes in LASIK, cataracts, oculoplastics, and more. We are committed to customer service and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practice and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor.

We are currently looking for a full-time ophthalmic technician. Our ophthalmic technician will serve as an ophthalmologist-extender that helps us fulfill our mission to provide the very best care and experience for our patients.

Although we prefer experienced technicians, we will gladly train an inexperienced teammate with the skills and attributes that we value.

The wage range for technicians is $16.00/hour to $26.00/hour. Many of our employees have made a career out of this role. MEC offers a 401K matching program, great health benefits (excellent vision benefits), continuing education, a discount program to Renew Medical Spa, and company-sponsored personal development opportunities.

The ophthalmic technician's primary responsibilities:

  • Promptly and professionally assists the doctor with patient care.
  • Obtaining basic medical history information
  • Measuring each patient's visual acuity
  • Administering a wide array of diagnostic tests to determine the structure and function of each patient's eye.
  • Maintains and cleans all equipment being used.
  • Accurate documentation and summarization of patient’s ocular examination, assessment, and plan including follow-up care in EMR as dictated by the physician. Familiar with ICD9 and ICD10, CPT, and billing codes and protocols to ensure appropriate billing for services and procedures.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.


Requirements

Minimum Background Requirements:

  • The position requires a good understanding of ophthalmic practice and patient care.
  • Knowledge of medical instrumentation and its proper care and usage is needed.
  • Ability to assess common safety hazards and take precautions to establish a safe work environment required.
  • The ability to communicate with patients, co-workers, and supervisors is critical.
  • Must be willing to help in all areas and understand the need for efficient use of time.

Minimum Demonstrated Skills:

  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Consistently works with multiple patients per hour.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of eye anatomy, disease, symptoms, and ocular meds.
  • Utilizes proper eye drop technique and sterility.
  • Understands and uses proper sterile techniques.
  • Utilizes proper universal precaution procedures.
  • Understands characteristics of common anterior segment disorders and oculoplastic conditions.
  • Understands and communicates well to patients about cataract surgery and oculoplastic procedures.
  • Understands and communicates well to patients about LASIK parameters.
  • Understands and follows procedures for surgical and procedural consents.
  • Displays consistent professionalism.
  • Is energetic and empathetic with patients.
  • Consistently display positive rapport with fellow employees.
  • Cooperates with supervisory staff and physicians.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in job assignments.
  • Demonstrates initiative in accomplishing practice goals.

We will also train you to help care for our patients' needs for glasses and contact lenses. We will introduce you to the world of eye surgery including glaucoma, cataract, retina, and refractive surgery.

The ophthalmic technician is often the first and the last impression that each patient has within our office. Our goal is to provide the best patient experience for each individual who contacts our office. We will train and assist you to perform your job to the highest standard. The opportunity to learn and work with all facets of our ophthalmology practice exists for the right individual.

This position is best suited to someone who enjoys staying busy throughout the day, can multi-task, is detail-oriented, enjoys working with people of all ages, and enjoys working with people in general. We ask you to be personable, reliable, honest, and detail-oriented. High school diploma or equivalent required.

To learn more about our practice, please visit our website at https://www.medicaleyecenter.com/about-us/employment/

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $26.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

All who enter our building, age 6 and above, are required to wear a mask. Spaces are regularly cleaned and sanitized. Please Note: All healthcare workers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state of Oregon by October 18, 2021.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58745083
  • Location:
    Medford, Oregon, United States
  • Position Title: Ophthalmic Technician
  • Company Name: Medical Eye Center
  • Job Function: Certified Ophthalmic Technician,
    Ophthalmic Technician
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Salary: $16.00 - $26.00 (Hourly Wage)

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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