Under general supervision, operates, maintains and repairs highly specialized, complex medical equipment for use in performance of tests and studies related to the treatment of patients and the teaching of staff personnel. Provides functional supervision to staff members.
Seeking patient centered allied health professional desiring a clearly defined ophthalmic career path. Clinical Technician III's in Ophthalmology are responsible for performing an extensive number of routine and advanced technical procedures, as delegated by the physician, to collect medical data and assist in patient care.
Responsible for day-to-day operations and interaction with patients to obtain medical histories and precise measurement and documentation of:
Confrontational visual fields
Humphrey visual field
Responsibilities may include scribing for physicians, and assisting physicians with clinical procedures.
A. Performance of Procedure
Performs functions and diagnostic testing such as visual acuity, tonometry, lensometry, eye drop installation, topography, auto-refraction, tear-testing, and other tests as appropriate to the assigned subspecialty clinic.
Enters data into computer.
A. If needed, scribing for physicians entering medical information into Epic, the Electronic Medical Record.
Reads lens corrections from lensometer.
May perform tonometry, visual acuity testing and eye drop instillation.
Uses procedures, skills, techniques to prevent cross contamination and transmission of infection according to infection control standards, policies, and guidelines.
Cares for patient with known or potentially contagious infections according to written protocols.
Care of Supplies and Equipment
Keeps exam room stocked with necessary supplies.
Maintains and calibrates equipment properly.
Uses supplies and equipment in a cost-efficient manner.
Documents patient information regarding testing.
Prepares charts for next day's clinics. Assures proper billing documents are completed and turned in to Billing.
Completes assignment, seeks assistance when necessary and assumes responsibility for special duties or tasks assigned.
Maintains professional appearance.
Demonstrates punctual and dependable attendance at work.
Considers patient and staff needs when requesting time off; gives adequate notification when absence is expected.
Maintains safe environment for patients and visitors.
Attends in-service education programs.
Interpersonal Relations with Staff
Uses appropriate organizational lines of authority.
Accepts constructive criticism.
Conduct Towards Patients
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Maintains a courteous and respectful approach towards patients and visitors.
Reports unusual patient incidents, complaints, or concerns.
Follows University, Hospital, and Departmental policies and procedures
Respects the confidentiality of patients and visitors.
Respects staff confidentiality.
Assists co-workers as needed.
Reports to work at scheduled time and returns from lunch and 15-minute breaks on time.
Limits annual sick leave to reasonable amount.
Notifies supervisor if ill or delayed, and calls in at beginning of scheduled shift for each day absent.
Requests future absences in accordance with collective bargaining agreement and department policy.
Interacts with other employees and the public in a positive manner.
Performs tasks as assigned
Performs projects within the agreed-upon time unless an extension is requested and approved.
Please attach a resume as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact .
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
Three years of health care experience involving direct patient care including some use and maintenance of specialized medical equipment with at least one year of the prior experience at the level of a Clinical Technician II or equivalent, or a combination of related education and experience.
Desired qualification to become JCAHPO (COA) within 18 months of hire, and maintain certification.
Internal Number: 18001241_1541684824
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