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Ophthalmic Technician ($500 Sign-on Bonus)

Company Overview

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth”) is an eye care physician services organization committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in throughout the Southeast. EyeSouth’s partner practices’ clinical mission is to provide high quality medical and surgical specialty eye care. EyeSouth supports its affiliated practices and physician partners with capital, administrative resources, operating expertise, and strategic guidance with an absolute focus on clinical quality and a patient-first culture.

EyeSouth’s affiliate network currently consists of over 200 doctors practicing at 100+ locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, and Louisiana. EyeSouth is experiencing tremendous growth due to favorable organic growth trends and an impressive track-record of successful affiliations (M&A).

Position Summary

We are actively recruiting for an open position of full time Ophthalmic Technician at our Affiliate, Midwest Eye Center.

Midwest Eye Center is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting the ophthalmologist by gathering data pertaining to the patient’s visual status by maintaining an environment conducive to the delivery of efficient quality eye care. The ophthalmic technician is able to effectively perform appropriate clinical testing by previous form education and or clinical experience which allows an understanding of the theory, principals of eye care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

History taking

Visual acuity measurement

Refractometry (measurements for the glasses prescription)

Tonometry (measure eye pressure)

Measure pupil size and reactivity

Test and measure eye muscle function

Visual field testing

Corneal thickness measurement

Corneal curvature measurement

Corneal topography

Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement

Retinal thickness and topography

Fluorescein angiography

A and B-scan ultrasonography

Assist with contact lens fitting, and patient instruction

Prepare for and assist with in-office procedures

Surgical assisting

Performed other duties as assigned:

Accurate clinical judgement

Ability to pay attention to detail

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Obvious enthusiasm and interest in required

Affable and outgoing personality with professional demeanor

A true desire to learn

The ability to communicate effectively to employees and patients

Ability to make independent, accurate decisions regarding the best use of his/her time

The ability to seek instruction in areas where he/she is not knowledgeable

The ability to recognize inconsistencies in test results

The ability to seek advice from others when accuracy is uncertain, and findings are inconsistent

An attitude that reflects a desire to go beyond the minimum required duties

Understanding that dependent upon need there may be instances where he/she is asked to travel to satellite offices

Qualifications

Must be flexible with regards to shift ( as hours may vary and are dictated by clinic needs).

Graduation from an accredited high school

3 to 5 years’ experience required

Ophthalmic and or optometric technician experience preferred

COA preferred

Dependable transportation required to travel to other offices as required

Company Benefits

Midwest Eye Center offers a competitive benefits package to its employees:

• Medical• Dental• Vision• 401k w/ Match• HSA/FSA• Telemedicine (100% company paid)• EAP (100% company paid)• Group Life/AD&D (100% company paid)• STD (100% company paid)• LTD (100% company paid)• Generous PTO Package• 7.5 Paid Holidays• Flexible Scheduling• Employee Discounts and Perks

Job Type
Full Time
Salary
N/A
Experience
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Posted
66 days ago

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