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Ophthalmic Technician( North Valley, Long Beach & Anaheim)

Company: Azul Vision
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION Ophthalmic Technician 2 REPORTS TO Technician Supervisor DIRECT REPORTS None SALARY RANGE $20.00 - $23.00 hourly FAMILY POSITION Clinical Services PURPOSE Under the direction of ophthalmologist or optometrist, assists with all aspects of patient care and performs various basic to complex diagnostic tests and screening procedures. Assists ophthalmologist with surgical procedures and post-operative care / treatment. Prepares patient and patient room for exam. Provides eye care to patients and instruction on contact lens use and care. Acts as a resource to other technicians. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Key Accountability: Expected Outcome: Responsibilities Measure visual acuity, instill ocular medications, obtain ocular, medical, and family history, instruct patient regarding medications and tests Proficient with slit lamp for goldmine applanation and angle assessment Able to triage phone calls independently/ pharmacy and urgent care patients accurately Lensometry ,contact lens fitting and training Refraction Proficient in Humphrey Visual Fields and OCT scans macula/nerve Understands anatomy and pathology of the eye (dry eyes, and, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, macular degeneration) and is able to explain to the patient the condition and management/tx options. Able to assist in scribing Leads in back office inventory and additional back office responsibilities Leadership Problem assessment. Creative problem solving. Interpersonal skills. Leadership abilities. Oral and written communication skills. Personal Leadership -- Proactively sets, meets, and strives to exceed expectations Communication -- Is an open, clear confident communicator -- Communicates effectively to ensure deliver best services to patients -- Professionalism Health and Safety -- Comply with all company health and safety systems, policies, protocols, and legislative requirements -- Is aware of the requirements that Azul Vision has in terms of Health & Safety and is committed to own safety and wellbeing and the safety of others in the workplace -- Ensure own reporting of incidents, accidents and near misses -- Ensure housekeeping in own work area provides a safe and healthy environment Quality & Continuous Improvement -- A high standard of quality work is produced -- Actively participate in team discussions which includes opportunities for process improvements Administration -- Meets and/or exceeds agreed objectives and goals -- All written and verbal communication meets agreed standards Other Any other duties the employer may reasonably require the incumbent to perform. Functional Relationships -- Clinical Services -- Medical Operations -- Medical Directors -- Office Support Staff -- Human Resources -- Billing/Finance REQUIREMENT: Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Azul Vision will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. Azul Vision requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in an Azul building, employees are expected to wear a mask at all times. Or Approved Exemption -- ROLE / PERSON SPECIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE: Minimum: Qualifications: High School Diploma / GED required; Associate's degree is a plus 3 years of experience is highly desired Active Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) / Certified Ophthalmic Tech (COT) certification required if less than three (3) years of experience; otherwise the COA or COT certification is highly preferred Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Tech (COT) strongly preferred Experience working at an eye care facility as a technician Experience working with Pediatric patients is highly desired to be successful in the position KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal skills Ability to read and interpret basic business correspondence Strong organizational skills and proven ability to multitask Proactive work ethic and self-starter Intermediate computer skill REQUIREMENT: Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Azul Vision will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. Azul Vision requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in an Azul building, employees are expected to wear a mask at all times. Company Description This is a growing company with room for growth, and a career path.

Keywords: Azul Vision, Pasadena , Ophthalmic Technician( North Valley, Long Beach & Anaheim), Professions , Pasadena, California

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