Job Description

Job Title: Ophthalmic Technician II
Job ID: 740347
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various daylight shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: POP14 EYE Mercy
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:
This individual is responsible for providing chairside patient assistance performing and retrieving all pertinent information needed for physician to diagnose and treat patients.  We will consider all levels of the career path. The final title and pay will be determined by education, experience, and certification.

Responsibilities:

  • Angle assessment & proper 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
  • Demonstrated ability to perform: fundus, external photos, slit lamp photos, Ascan (sonomed, iol master & Lenstar) topography, OCT
  • History taking to include ocular, medical, medication, social and family.
  • Lensometry & Keratometry: automated and manual
  • Ocular Motility: functions & anomalies, cover tests, stereo-acuity, nystagmus
  • Pupillary assessment: measurement, compare and evaluate.
  • Refractometry: manifest refractometry & auto-refractor, transposing scripts
  • Supplemental skills: pachymetry, calibrating biometry instruments, Schirmer�s, Rose Bengal, glare testing, color testing
  • Tonometry: Goldmann, Icare, Tonopen and the care and proper disinfection of each
  • Visual acuity assessment: with and without correction, distance, near and intermediate, pinhole, best corrected, potential acuity, brightness acuity
  • Visual fields: Amsler grid, confrontation fields, automated perimetry

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • One  year as an Ophthalmic Technician
  • Current COA certificate required.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:


  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

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

 

Salary Range: $18.24 to $30.32

Union Position: No

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