Job Description

Job Title: Ophthalmic Technician I
Job ID: 698885
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: various daylight shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: POP14 EYE Childrens Hospital
Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224

Description

Purpose:
Obtain detailed information from patients and perform a variety of diagnostic tests to the eyes to aid in the diagnosis and treatment course

Responsibilities:
  • Angle assessment & dilation of pupils
  • Assist with maintaining office inventory, notifying appropriate staff when supplies are needed, restocking exam rooms, cleaning and sterilizing of instruments and cleaning patient exam rooms at end of day.
  • Contact lenses: insertion, removal and instructions
  • History taking to include ocular, medical, medication, social and family.
  • Lensometry: automated and manual
  • Ocular Motility: Knowledge of the functions & anomalies, cover tests, stereo-acuity, nystagmus
  • Pupillary assessment: measurement, compare and evaluate.
  • Refractometry: auto-refractor, transposing scripts from + to -
  • Supplemental skills: Color testing, glare test
  • Tonometry: Icare, Tonopen and the care and proper disinfection of
  • Visual acuity assessment: with and without correction, distance, near and intermediate, pinhole, best corrected, potential acuity, brightness acuity
  • Visual fields: Amsler grid & confrontation fields

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Experience as an Ophthalmic Technician in an Ophthalmology office or combination of related education and/or experience preferred.
  • Completion of AAO Home Study Course is preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Valid CPR certification

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

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

Salary Range: $17.11 to $28.43

Union Position: No

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