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Ophthalmic Technician

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  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

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Job Description

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


 


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