General medical knowledge including understanding of basic anatomy and physiology, systemic disease, ocular disease, ocular emergencies.
Two (2) years of ophthalmology experience
High School Diploma
Ability to legally work in the United States
Obtain and record concisely an accurate patient history.
Past ocular history.
Allergies and drug reactions.
Medical history summary – review and update.
Basic Skills and Lensometry
Measure visual acuity at distance and near utilizing appropriate test for age and education, and record accurately. Perform pinhole testing.
Instill drugs properly and understand the indication/contraindication for use in dilation and as corneal anesthetic.
Perform color vision testing.
Measure and record current lens power accurately with a lensometer.
Perform and record Amsler Grid and/or Schirmer Testing
Evaluate the pupil.
Estimate anterior chamber depth.
Perform routine instrument maintenance on all ophthalmic equipment.
Stock examination rooms in assigned area and ensure that medication expiration dates are current.
Disinfect and maintain examination rooms.
Comply with EIU drop inventory guidelines.
Equipment calibration and log.
Other Job Requirements
Demonstrates quality patient service during interactions with patients, coworkers, and vendors
Exhibits a positive attitude and is flexible in accepting work assignments and priorities
Meets attendance and tardiness expectations
Is dependable; follows policies and procedures
Ability to sit for prolonged periods
Computer skills (EMR preferred)
Maintains professionalism in interactions with patients and coworkers
Performs quality work and consistently exhibits initiative
Adopts and displays EIU’s Mission, Vision and Values in word and deed.
Additional duties may include:
Perform basic slit lamp examination.
Perform corneal topography.
Measure axial length with optical biometry or A-Scan
Other skills/duties specific to sub-specialty area.
Act as physician scribe.
Job Type: Full-time