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The Certified Ophthalmic Tech (Refractive Surgery Coordinator), is responsible for the scheduling and organization of the technical operations for the Ellis Eye Center. He/She is responsible for the calibration and maintenance of all YAG/Argon/SLT laser and provides ophthalmic technical assistance to the surgeons. Performs Visual Fields examination and GDX examinations. He/she is authorized to retrieve and replace stock medications from the floor stock list which is approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. He/She maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Key Functions and Encouraged Performances:
Demonstrates clinical expertise and technical skills for calibrating and maintaining laser and other surgical equipment per manufacturer's recommendations, laser safety policies, and applicable regulations.
Performs pre-treatment eye examination and evaluation; measurement and recording of acuity; color vision testing; basic lensometry/tonometry; measurement of intraocular pressure.
Assists physician in ARGON/YAG/SLT procedures.
Performs visual field and GDX procedures.
Assumes responsibility for patient advocacy, patient rights, and meeting customers expectations.
Demonstrates accountability for judicious use of supplies, equipment, maintains supplies/equipment at per levels
This is a per diem position with the potential for full time.
High School Diploma/GED.
Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technician (COMT) required.
A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience as an Ophthalmology Technician.
Working Title: Certified Ophthalmic Technician (Refractive Surgical Coord) - Ellis Eye Center - Per Diem
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