Ophthalmic Technician

Murray ocular oncology - Miami, FL
Posted: March 6, 2019

General Description (Purpose and Function):

Assists Ophthalmologist by testing and measuring eye function to diagnose and treat eye disorders and disease.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Patient work-up and preliminary testing including:

• Assisting Ophthalmologist by testing and measuring eye function to diagnose and treat eye disorders and disease.

• Tests patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception.

• Examines eye for abnormalities.

• Applies drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes.

• Measures intraocular pressure of eyes.

• Tests patient's field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects.

• Refraction

• Performs other tests and measurements as requested by physician.

• Documents patient histories and gives instructions to patients concerning eye care.

• Performs technical workups and special testing.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of medical terminology.

• Knowledge of eye anatomy and physiology.

• Knowledge of eye disease and systemic diseases that affect the eye.

• Knowledge of ophthalmic equipment and its proper care and usage.

• Ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing).

• Knowledge of computers and excellent typing, oral and written communications skills along with electronic medical records.

 

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

2 or 4 year degree preferable

 

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Three years of relevant work experience required.
  • Bilingual preferred

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Murray ocular oncology

Murray ocular oncology

Miami, FL

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