Ophthalmic Technician

Pacific Eye Institute - Upland, CA

Pacific Eye Institute is one of the most comprehensive ophthalmic care facilities in the Inland Empire. This includes "The Ambulatory Surgery Center" which is a modern 9,200 square foot facility with two state-of-the-art surgical suites and "The Laser Surgery Center". These facilities provide the highest quality vision care for the treatment of ocular conditions including cataracts and glaucoma in a comfortable and safe outpatient environment. We are looking for an Ophthalmic Technician to join our team.

Duties:

  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, confirming purpose of visit.
  • Checks condition of patients' eyes by observing pupils, muscle, visual acuity, extraocular movements, blood pressure.
  • Prepares patients for ophthalmology examination by dilating their pupils; reporting patient history summary, changes in visual acuity, elevated extraocular pressure, or blood pressure to ophthalmologist.
  • Save ophthalmologist's time by helping with office procedures such as laser surgeries, tear duct probes. 
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
  • Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders, use of drops, contact lenses, drugs, and questions about surgery. 
  • Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center, verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms. 
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. 
  • Serves and protects the ophthalmology practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements. 
  • Enhances ophthalmology practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different request; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. 


Skills/Qualifications:
Supply Management, Verbal Communication, Infection Control, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Organization, Scheduling, Professionalism, Customer Focus, Confidentially, Bedside Manner, Medical Teamwork, MUST BE BILINGUAL/SPANISH


Pacific Eye Institute

Pacific Eye Institute

Upland, CA

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