Ophthalmic Technician

LES Recruiting Services - Philadelphia, PA
Posted: November 6, 2019

We are looking for 3 full time ophthalmic technicians to join our team!

The ideal candidate will be a problem solver, have experience trouble shooting in the work place, and be able to communicate effectively. This position also requires someone with experience that is patient and understanding. Under the direction of a physician, you will provide preliminary ophthalmic testing and documentation of the medical history, ensure the lanes are fully equipped with the appropriate equipment, medications, and supplies needed by the physicians, and assists the optometrists and ophthalmologists in any other way needed to effectively care for patients. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance
  • Ability to move patients through the workflow to prepare them for the physician in a timely and accurate manner
  • Accurately collects and documents patient medical history including chief complaint
  • Updates medications, allergies, and health maintenance system
  • Maintains practice standards of sterile technique and infection control
  • Processes pharmacy requests, patient phone calls, and provider messages appropriately
  • Ensures smooth office operations which support teamwork and generate a positive attitude between the front and back office staff
  • Attends regularly schedule staff meetings
  • Is willing to adjust scheduled hours to accommodate daily need of the department

Qualifications

  • 2 years of healthcare experience
  • Strong patient service skills, strong communication and writing skills, and strong computer skills
  • Comfortable interacting with patients, management, and physicians on a regular basis
  • Show strong interest in understanding the operational flow and in usual critical thinking skills to triage patients in the most effective manner
  • Must always put the needs to the patient first including the need for flexibility in their scheduled hours

Benefits

  • Competitive benefits package
  • Work in the thriving city of Philadelphia

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Competency Requirements

  • Technicians will be compensated based on level of proficiency. 

Apply today to be considered for or learn more  about this exciting position!


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