Ophthalmic Technician II
Company: Legacy Health
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Ophthalmic Technician II
Job ID: 22-24703
Type: Regular Full-Time
Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus
***POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR HIRE-ON BONUS***
Like every other area of the Legacy community, our ophthalmology
department is focused on bettering the lives of our patients. If
you see your work as an ophthalmic tech as providing compassion and
empathy to patients while also performing advanced technical
screenings and testing, we invite you to consider this
Dever's Eye Institute , part of Legacy Health, is currently
recruiting for a Certified Ophthalmic Technician to join a team of
over 100, including 22 physicians and two endowed chairs.
Devers is known internationally for treatment and research for
diseases of the Retina, Cornea, Glaucoma, and Neuro-Ophthalmology.
Devers trains both fellows and residents, and it provides extensive
Comprehensive Ophthalmology services, as well as Ocular Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery, and Contact Lens and Vision Rehabilitation
The institute is well supported by world renown scientists who seek
new knowledge and insights into all aspects of ophthalmic diseases.
We are best recognized internationally in four areas: glaucoma,
especially as that relates to damage and remodeling of the optic
nerve, innovations in corneal transplantation, uveitis and all
aspects of inflammation in and around the eye, and the epidemiology
of ocular diseases, especially glaucoma.
We participate actively in clinical trials including ones related
to retinal disease, glaucoma, and corneal disease.
Legacy Health is a large not-for-profit healthcare system with six
hospitals including a level 1-trauma facility, burn unit,
children's hospital, Legacy Research Institute, numerous primary
and specialty clinics and diagnostic laboratories serving patients
throughout the Pacific Northwest. Legacy Health which was
recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 50 mid-size
hospitals in the US. Legacy is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3)
As we consider qualified candidates, we are committed to building a
culture that values diversity and is reflective of those we care
Performs technical procedures at Devers Eye Institute.
HISTORY TAKING including Chief Complaint, Past Ocular History and
BASIC SKILLS including Visual Acuity testing, Color Vision testing,
Lensometry, Amsler Grid, Evaluation of Pupils, Estimation of
Anterior Chamber Depth
PATIENT SERVICES; Ocular Dressings and Shields, Drug Delivery,
ASSISTING PATIENTS; Physically and Visually impaired
CLINICAL OPTICS including Lensometry, Retinoscopy and
BASIC OCULAR MOTILITY including evaluation and assessment methods
of various strabismus
VISUAL FIELDS including Humphrey and Goldmann fields
CONTACT LENES basic principles and Keratometry
TONOMETRY including Goldmann, and Tonopen applanation
OCULARY PHARMACOLOGY knowledge and understands medications used in
GENERAL MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE including but not limited to; glucometer
testing, blood pressure testing and administration of oxygen
Maintains and develops technical expertise through continued
education and training.
Maintains JCAHPO certification.
Completes CME requirements to maintain certification through
Develops and increases service, revenue and productivity of Devers
Contributes to steady growth in revenue.
Receives positive feedback from physician customers.
Participates and supports research studies.
Performs procedures with accuracy and efficiency, using current
skills and knowledge of equipment.
Obtains certification in one research study.
Performs ophthalmic tests and assists ophthalmologists with laser
treatments on pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric
Incorporates assessment tools and adapts procedures for pediatric,
adolescent, adult or geriatric patients and their disabilities.
Two years of clinical ophthalmic experience or completion of an
ophthalmic training program.
LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
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