Fountainhead Practice Management Solutions
Ophthalmic Technician – Orlando, Florida
A pediatric eye specialty practice is seeking an experienced Ophthalmic Technicians to join their dynamic and growing Team. This practice offers top compensation, fantastic benefits (medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, 401K) a very generous paid holiday and PTO package, plus an amazing working environment.
100% Employer Paid Employee Medical Dental Vision 100% Employer Paid STD & LTD Supplemental Insurance Options 15 Days PTO – First Year 7 Paid Holidays 401k Plan Amazing Work Environment
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent. 1 year + experience as an OT required. COA or COT Certification highly desirable
Essential Skills and Abilities:
Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Personable and empathetic with patient’s needs and concerns. Well-organized and attentive to detail. Able to work as a team member. Demonstrated computer literacy
Interact with all patients using the level of respect and professionalism required by this practice. Obtain patient history to include chief complaint, history of present illness, past history (ocular and general), family history (ocular and general), and history of allergies and medications. Perform accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks to include: Visual Acuity, Manual Lensometry, Confrontational Visual Fields, Stereo testing, Evaluation of Motility, Pupillary Function Tests, Color Plates, Applanation Tonometry, Humphrey Visual Field Testing, OCT, Fundus Photos, Pentacam, I-Care, BAT, PAM, Shirmers, Pachymetry, Low Contrast Sloan Test for MS study patients, assess angles before dilation and check for patent PI’s when necessary. Assist patients with contact lens fitting, I & R, ordering and maintaining contact lens inventory. Troubleshoot instruments as necessary. Replace bulbs. Check connections. Report continued difficulty to Lead Ophthalmic Technician. Maintain stock levels and cleanliness of exam lanes. Assist physicians in all clinical areas including minor surgical procedures including cleaning prior and performs all tests as ordered by physician. Be aware of the red light button and respond in a timely manner. Scribe when rooms are full and there is down time in between patients. Maintain a smooth flow of patients to the physician, altering the test sequence as required. Escort patients from the clinical area to the checkout station or optical dispensary, when necessary. Seek advice from more senior staff as necessary, never performing beyond capabilities. Maintain the Tech-Inbox- this duty will be given to a specific technician or multiple technicians. Obtain phone messages – messages must be returned within 24-48 hours if not emergent-this duty will be given to a specific technician or multiple technicians. Refill medications with Doctor approval. Print out glasses and contact lens prescriptions when needed. Maintain proper EHR documentation following all office protocol and policies. Ordering supplies – this duty will be given to a specific technician. Other duties as assigned.
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