Optometric Technician

LTF Eye Clinic - Crown Point, IN
Posted: January 28, 2020
  • Make introductions and establish rapport with patients. Initiate patient evaluation, documenting the chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, and all pertinent ocular findings accurately and in accordance with compliance guidelines.
  • Perform pre-exam testing to include visual acuity assessment, color vision testing, lensometry, pupillary evaluation, tonometry, pupillary dilation, and all other patient services as requested by the physician. 
  • Perform specialized testing such as visual fields, ocular motility testing, IOL calculations, topography, and A-scans. 
  • Assist with minor surgery procedures or laser treatments in the office. 
  • Complete requests for prescription refills as authorized by physician, with full documentation in patient chart. 
  • Educate patients regarding administration of medications, and pre and post-operative instructions as directed by a physician. 
  • Assist physician with surgical procedures to include: patient preparation, draping of surgical site, instrumentation, and maintenance of sterile technique. 
  • Assist with training clinical staff to a positive outcome and provide hands-on training to ophthalmic medical personnel as needed. 
  • Assist physician in directing daily patient flow, ensuring that all equipment is calibrated and that instrumentation is in proper working order to provide optimal patient care in accordance with policies and standards. 
  • Check expiration date and inventory supplies as needed. 
  • Clean surgical instruments in preparation for sterile processing. 
  • Conduct inventory of instrument supply on a regular basis. 
  • Open and close exam lanes daily, insuring that equipment is wiped down in an appropriate manner, battery powered instruments are seated properly in re-charge wells, slit lamps and projectors are switched off under covers.

Job Requirements, Knowledge, skills, and experience: 

  • Preferred graduate of an ophthalmic training program or specialized ophthalmic experience. 
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, strong customer service values, as well as a neat and professional appearance are mandatory. 
  • Position requires a great deal of initiative and the flexibility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Employee must comply by HIPPA guidelines to maintain patient confidentiality. 
  • Given the level of training and experience required in this position, the employee will be expected to work independently with minimal supervision.

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LTF Eye Clinic

LTF Eye Clinic

Crown Point, IN

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