Ophthalmic Technician
at Medix

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

Job Description

Example of Duties:

  • Greets patient and introduces self prior to eye exam.
  • Explains to the patient what the patient should expect from technician's work up and from the MDs.
  • Completes a detailed patient history which includes: past medical history (systemic and ocular), family medical history (systemic and ocular), medication history (systemic and ocular) and the chief complaint (the reason for the visit).
  • Checks patient's uncorrected (when applicable) and corrected visual acuity for distance (snellen) and near (jaeger). Refractions done as needed.
  • Performs appropriate tests as needed according to office policy and procedures.
  • Assists back office procedure to provide good patient/doctor workflow.
  • Ensures appropriate supplies/equipment is available and functional for patient care according to office policy and procedures.
  • Responsible for the care, maintenance and stocking of assigned room(s).
  • Attends required staff and educational meetings as requested.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.
  • Prepares necessary paperwork for surgeries ordered by the physicians according to office policies and procedures.
  • Provides assistance in all other areas in office when completion of above responsibilities permits to ensure smooth operation of the practice.
  • Perform related work as required.

Education and Experience

  • Degrees in science, nursing, or training as an ophthalmic technician or related field.
  • One to two years of experience in a related field may be substituted for education.
  • Certified as an Eye Bank Technician a plus but not required.
Reference number: 85369

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/20/2019

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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