OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN

Eye Doctors of Washington - Chevy Chase, MD

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR AN OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN AT A FAST-PACED, RAPIDLY GROWING OPHTHALMOLOGY PRACTICE SPECIALIZING PEDIATRICS AND ADULT STRABISMUS. 

 

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED IN CHEVY CHASE, MD.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma; some college preferred.

Two to five years experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant

COA or COT certification preferred (if not certified must obtain certification within first year of employment)

EMR, coding, and scribing experience a plus but not required

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Personable and empathetic with patient's needs and concerns.

Well-organized with attention to detail.

Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

PATIENT CARE

Obtain patient history to include chief complaint, history of present illness, past medical history (ocular and general), family history (ocular and general), allergies and medications.

Performs accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks to include:

Visual Acuity

Manual Lensometry

Confrontation Visual Fields

Motility Evaluation

Pupil Evaluation

Applanation Tonometry

Manual Refractometry

Angle Assessment

Humphrey Visual Field Testing

OCT Scans

Pachymetry

Corneal Topography

Fundus photography

A-scan and Immersion

Basic knowledge of ophthalmic pharmacology and ocular anatomy

Maintain cleanliness in exam and procedure rooms.
 

ADMINISTRATIVE

 

Provide telephone support regarding ocular emergencies, prescription refills, patient care questions, and patient scheduling.

Coordinating a Vision therapy clinic.

Ordering contact lenses for first time contact lens trials.

Reconciling vision plan income.

 

Please submit resume with the inclusion of past experience in ophthalmology and specific skills or knowledge that you have obtained.


Eye Doctors of Washington

Eye Doctors of Washington

Chevy Chase, MD