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As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
The Eye Institute at Harborview has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR.
Is highly skilled with advanced clinical expertise in ophthalmic care, as well as anatomy and physiology of systems and systemic diseases affecting patients' well-being, specific to the eye
Provides advanced ophthalmic skills to the outpatient and inpatient components of the Eye Institute
Under general supervision of the manager, manages the daily operations of the Eye Institute to ensure efficient clinic operations and manage patient flow for multiple providers
Monitors personnel schedules to streamline clinic services and responds to provider schedule changes by assuring appropriate and adequate staffing levels are maintained
Is customer service-focused and possess strong people and organizational skills
REQUIREMENTS Completion of an ophthalmic or orthoptic technician program AND five years of ophthalmic experience AND certification appropriate for the clinical specialty; Certified Ophthalmic Tech OR equivalent education/experience.
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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