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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: DeKalb Eye Consultants
Location: Sycamore
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
-We are searching for an Ophthalmic Technician to join our team in Sycamore, Illinois. Great work hours, No late evenings, no major holidays, a robust benefits package, a team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected as well as clear, attainable career ladder opportunities. -Our top candidates will bring at least one year of verifiable employment as an ophthalmic or optometric technician. A COA or COT would be highly preferred. -This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and dynamic leadership. - We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices, and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor. All of us at Hauser-Ross Eye Institute -are committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe today more than ever; it isn't speaking the words, but starts with a culture of service, caring and listening and we would thoroughly enjoy meeting with you and discussing our employment opportunities. - -Ophthalmic Technicians are responsible for assisting the Ophthalmologist and/or Optometrist by documenting patient information into the Electronic Health Record as well as taking ocular measurements and administering treatment as allowed and ordered by the physician. -In order to comply with the recent Illinois executive order mandating all health care -workers to be vaccinated, we will now only consider candidates who can verify prior to hire that they either have been fully vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus or have started the vaccine process by having their initial dose before starting in their new position and are committed to completing that process within 30 days of starting work. - -

Responsibilities:
Ophthalmic Technician Responsibilities: -Initial work up of patients such as gathering chief complaint, ocular and systemic history, past family and social history and complete review of systemsMeasuring visual acuities, intraocular pressures, refraction and more Performing external slit lamp examination and administering eye drops Performing tests aimed at diagnosing ocular ailments, disorders, and other problemsAssists with in-office procedures and injections ensuring proper informed consent is obtainedAssists with patient education.Scribe in electronic medical records format to document the patient visit and examinationAssist with stocking supplies, ensuring cleanliness of patient exams room or office and other administrative or clinical duties as assigned

Qualifications:
The Ophthalmic Technician Qualifications:At least one year of experience in a work up position within an ophthalmology practice is preferred. -COA/COT is highly preferred -Must be willing to travel to other offices occasionally to meet the demands of businessKnowledge of medical and ophthalmic terminology highly preferred.Possess strong communication and interpersonal skillsBe a well-organized, team-player with great attention to detailDemonstrate superior computer skillsHighly energetic with positive attitudeMaintains positive attitude consisting of cooperation, self-motivation, courtesy, and professionalism.Must be able to walk and stand for eight hoursMust be able to type or write legibly in a dimly-lit settingIn Turn We Will Provide:Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short and long term disabilityCompany paid life insurancePaid parking where applicablePaid holidays and generous paid time offTeam oriented working environment where you are heard and respectedClear career ladder opportunities#ESP1

Keywords: DeKalb Eye Consultants, Elgin , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Sycamore, Illinois

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