The Northville Health Center is an Ambulatory Care facility comprised of clinical and diagnostic services, dedicated to providing high quality health care services for Adults and Children. The 2-story facility is located at the corner of 7 Mile and Haggerty in Northville Township. We are seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.
The Northville Health Center Kellogg Eye Center seeks to improve lives through curing, preventing and treating eye disease. By performing basic tests and procedures under the close supervision of medical and allied health staff. Mastery of all basic tests and procedures.
Perform the duties of an ophthalmic technician, as well as:
Perform ophthalmic tests and procedures with proficiency in the ophthalmic sub-specialties
Coordinate follow-up care of patients
Assist in training and coordinating the work of ophthalmic assistants and technicians
Participate in research studies
Actively assist in clinic workflow, scheduling of technicians, communicating delays to patients
Other duties as directed by supervisor
Provide exceptional patient service
Assist in clinical procedures
ASSOCIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from high school is necessary; two years of college with courses in health science area is desirable.
Successful completion of Michigan Medicine’s 12-week training program is required or some experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is required.
Certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) from the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology is required within one year of employment.
Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records and medical terminology is desirable.
This classification requires Primary Source Verification.
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from high school; Reasonable experience as an Ophthalmic Technician
Certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) from the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
Respectful and compassionate attitude
Able to maintain confidentiality and follow all guidelines for documentation.
Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
Organized, able to maintain and coordinate multiple items.
Excellent computer skills; proficient in data entry, analysis, graphing, Microsoft Office
Familiarity with electronic equipment.
Associate’s Degree in health care
1-3 years of Ophthlamic Technician experience
Monday- Friday, dependent on clinical needs
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 184359
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