Job Description

Job Title: Ophthalmic Tech, Certified
Job ID: 665483
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Divine Providence
Department: OPHTHALMOLOGY NEW
Location: 1205 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Assists the Ophthalmologists in diagnosing eye diseases. Performs diagnostic testing, maintains equipment and explains concepts to patients.




Responsibilities:
Performs diagnostic tests, assists in minor procedures, , explains concepts to patients and counsels patients for surgery.

Completes patient chart documentation.

Schedules patient appointments, diagnostic tests and referrals to other physicians and hospitals.

Performs telephone duties including patient calls regarding medical problems and follow-up with proper treatment as directed by physician.

Maintains an efficient patient flow.

Maintains office medical inventory and maintains equipment.

Measures glasses.

Checks Afferent Pupillary Defect (APD) and Intraocular Pressure (IOP).

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Completion of an accredited program for Ophthalmic Technicians required.

One year of experience working in an Ophthalmology practice.



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $16.03 to $24.04

Union Position: No

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