Ophthalmic Tech II, Full-time, Palm Beach Gardens job Palm Beach Gardens Florida
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Ophthalmic Tech II, Full-time, Palm Beach Gardens Job



Employer Name: SpiderID: 9301495
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Date Posted: 1/16/2020
Wage: Negotiable Category: Healthcare
Job Code: R100037439

Job Description:

The University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute ranked the # 1 eye hospital in the country for 18 consecutive years as published in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, has an exciting opportunity for an Ophthalmic Tech I.

The Ophthalmic Technician II is able to effectively perform appropriate clinical testing and understands the theory, principles and practice of eye care. The duties will include proper documentation/completion in the EMR system, in compliance with department standards. The Ophthalmic Technician II tasks include but are not limited to performing the following procedures on patients of all ages, Elicitation and recording of all elements of history that are required by external authorities and/or department regulations. Visual acuity measurement with: Digital visual acuity system or projector chart E-card Near point cards Hand motion techniques, including directionality Light perception with and without projection. Pinhole g. Brightness Acuity Tester (BAT) h. Interferometry Measurement of the optical characteristics of spectacle lenses with the manual lensometer and/or auto lensometer Retinoscopy Keratometry: traditional, auto, and photokeratoscopy Refraction: using phropter, auto refractor, cycloplegic, and trial frame at distance and near Amsler grid assessment Confrontation visual fields  HVF Pupillary evaluation Biomicroscopy: General examination and Von Herrick chamber angle estimation Ocular surface dysfunction assessment: 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.

Certification as an Ophthalmic Technician (COA/COT) by JCAHPO.OCS for Scribe Technicians.

CPR Certified

4 years of relevant experience in the clinical setting

Ability to work in ophthalmology sub-specialties

Ability to train others as necessary by instructing, lower level ophthalmic personnel in the performance of new examinations, including but not limited to rechecking refractions

Affable and outgoing personality with professional demeanor

Ability to use computers to document technical work up through EMR

Ability to communicate effectively (written & verbal) with employees and patients

Ability to be flexible in work schedule and Saturdays if needed

Ability to participate in clinical trials and drug studies

Ability to conform to applicable HIPAA guidelines privacy policy and procedures.

Ability to travel to Organization's satellites

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We are the challenge you have been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.



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