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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: Magnificus Corporation
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*IMMEDIATE OPENING* for a Full-time or Part-time Ophthalmic Technician to support the Naval Health Center in Portsmouth, VA.*SPECIFIC TASKS. *Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:* Possess a basic knowledge of ocular physiology, anatomy, pathology, optics, and refraction; and ophthalmic procedures, instrumentation, and techniques as related to the field of eye care.* Possess familiarity with refractive surgery to include PRK and LASIK procedures and associated testing to work up a refractive surgery candidate (i.e. Wavescan/VISX iDesign).* As assigned, perform collection and data entry for surgery patients, especially but not limited to demographics, preoperative data, operative data, and postoperative data and observations, test results, and analysis.* Cross training between staff in Ophthalmology and/or Refractive Surgery departments is expected. Staff will be assigned to the work center location, depending on day-to day needs.* Function independently and manage a busy caseload.* Perform basic visual acuity tests.* Measure and record distance and near vision; perform color testing and pinhole vision* Perform the following: Lensometry; Autorefraction, Auto keratometery and manual refractions; Automated visual field testing; Ophthalmic photography; Glare Testing; Tonometry; Pupilometry; Corneal Pachymetry.* Assess Corneal topography and perform other cornea/refractive diagnostic testing.* Assist during surgery.* Perform other tasks as directed by the physician*Education:** Certificate.* Complete an ophthalmology technician or an optometric technician course* Possess and maintain current certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology or a completed a formal ophthalmic training program of the United Stated Armed Forces.* Experience: Possess a minimum of one (1) year of full-time (forty (40) hours per week) experience as an Ophthalmic Technician within the preceding three (3) years. At least 1 year working in an eye practice (Ophthalmology or Optometry) performing functions such as the following: visual acuity, color vision testing, automated visual fields, topography, applanation tonometry, slit lamp photography, and assisting in surgical procedures.*Benefits include:** Relocation assistance (if necessary)* Competitive wages* Paid federal holidays* Paid time off* Health insurance* 401(K)Please submit resume for immediate considerationJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: From $1.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Relocation assistance* Vision insuranceWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Magnificus Corporation, Portsmouth , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Portsmouth, Virginia

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