Ophthalmic Technician

Blue Sky Vision - Grand Rapids, MI
Posted: September 12, 2019

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology, a partner of Blue Sky Vision, is looking for an Ophthalmic Technician to join our growing team.  This is a float position that will support all Grand Rapids Ophthalmology locations. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and computer skills and extend superior client service by creating a positive first impression and showing patients that we provide unsurpassed care right from the start.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interacts with patients to accurately gather information and enter it into our electronic medical records system; information is related to patients’ health history, visual acuity measurements, refractometry (measurement for the glasses prescription), tonometry (measurement of eye pressure), etc.
  • Conducts tests and measures eye muscle function, pupil size, and reactivity.
  • Assists with surgical procedures as needed.
  • Proactively engages patients in communicating what to expect with the visit and continues to communicate delays or any other changes with the patient.
  • Maintains professionalism to provide excellent customer service for patients; practices confidentiality and privacy protocols by following policies and HIPAA requirements.
  • Assists team members and completes other special projects as requested.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of HS Diploma.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior Optometry, Ophthalmology, or medical background preferred.
  • Experience with NextGen software or other EHR is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be well-organized, a team-player, and detail-oriented.
  • Motivated and dependable with a patient-friendly personality.
  • Demonstrated superior computer skills.
  • Some travel between offices will/may be required.

WE OFFER:

  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life & disability, 401(k) with company contribution, paid holidays, & paid time off.
  • Career experiences that provide team members with opportunities for personal and professional growth in a rewarding work environment.
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion for helping others.

** We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer**


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Blue Sky Vision

Blue Sky Vision

Grand Rapids, MI

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