Ophthalmic Technician

Boston Vision - Brookline, MA
Posted: January 14, 2022

Company Description 

Boston Vision is an academic private practice, at the vanguard of eye care and patient service.  Since founding Boston Vision in 2000, we have relentlessly pursued both improvement in patient experience and innovation in academic medicine. This stems from our philosophy that only through dedicated emphasis on both scientific pursuit and patient satisfaction can we deliver the best possible medical care. 

Job Description 

Under the supervision of the Lead Ophthalmic Technician, we are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to serve as Ophthalmic Technicians on our growing team. The technician team performs duties of a clinical assistant specializing in anatomy, function, and diseases of the eye. Technicians facilitate patient care by performing the preliminary "work up" of the patient. This includes gathering all past medical records, performing preliminary eye function and diagnostic testing needed for the physician to diagnose and treat such eye conditions. Technicians are also responsible for tending to patient voicemails and emails Under the direction of the physician, technicians may administer eye medications and maintain optical and surgical instruments as well as assist in surgical procedures such as Lasik Eye Surgery. 

Ophthalmic Technicians are highly skilled. This role can be a lifetime career or a stepping-stone to other opportunities in healthcare. Nationally recognized certifications can be achieved after about 1-year in this role. Such certifications are funded by the practice to enable our team to achieve success. 

Additional Information 

Boston Vision currently has 5 locations in the Metro-Boston area. We ask our staff to be open to assisting in other locations as the business demands. Additional mileage is reimbursed as a travel expense. 

Who is ideal for this position?

Motivated individuals looking to build a career in healthcare. Those who join enjoy the clinical aspect of the job and the experience of interacting with patients. Many have gone on to successful medical careers through Medical, Osteopathic or PA schools. Our doctors routinely support applications from our staff to various institutions through personal or written letters of recommendation. Strong candidates should have the ability to provide situational leadership, exceptional diplomatic communication skills, and experience in handling difficult customer situations. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to multitask. A proven track record in advanced high level customer service and follow through is a plus. Must be a positive and professional team player. 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work 

This is a full-time, exempt position. Days and hours of work vary according to the business demands. 

Work Environment

This role operates in a professional medical office environment routinely using standard office and clinical equipment such as computers, telephones and testing equipment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this role. Responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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