Ophthalmic Technician

Aspen Valley Hospital - Aspen, CO
Posted: August 27, 2019

Ophthalmic Technician

Aspen Valley Hospital · Ophthalmology Clinic
Aspen, Colorado
Clinical

We have an exciting Full Time Ophthalmalic Technician position available. Our ideal candidate will have an active COA, is a team player, has a passion for patient care, and is able to adapt quickly in a fast paced changing enviornmment. 

This position is eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Paid Time Off benefits. 

Primary Scope of Responsibilities:         
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, this employee provides medical/nursing assistance under the direction of physician, physician assistant or nursing staff in the Ophthalmology Clinic and/or the ENT Clinic within their certified capabilities. Duties include facilitating clinic operations including clinic preparation, performing eye testing, maintaining clinic flow, cleaning exam rooms between patients and cleaning dirty instruments according to policy.   Accurate completion and documentation of RN/MA clinic note including vital signs, chief complaint and assessment as appropriate.  Assist MD with procedures, surgical scheduling and diagnostics scheduling.  Provide patient education as appropriate and complete the patient discharge process at the end of each visit.  Answer patient phone calls and prescription refill requests in a timely manner.  Communicate and coordinate information in a knowledgeable and courteous manner with patients, families, and staff.  Assure patient safety and maintain confidentiality with patients, family members, and staff.  Enter applicable charges each day and assure the patient record is complete.  The Ophthalmic Technician practices exceptional customer service and professionalism in all aspects of this role.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

High school graduate preferred
Ophthalmic Technician certification preferred

LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATIONS

COA required 
BLS required
EMT-I preferred
IV certification preferred
PALS required within 6 months
ACLS preferred

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail
Relatively high degree of analytical abilities
Strong interpersonal skills required
Ability to work  independently
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature
May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities
May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices
May be exposed to stressful situations


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Aspen Valley Hospital

Aspen Valley Hospital

Aspen, CO

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