Job Description

Job Title: Ophthalmic Technician I
Job ID: 77044920
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: 65480 POP14 EYE Mercy
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

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

Responsibilities:

  • Refractometry: auto-refractor, transposing scripts from + to -
  • Contact lenses: insertion, removal and instructions
  • Pupillary assessment: measurement, compare and evaluate.
  • History taking to include ocular, medical, medication, social and family.
  • Lensometry: automated and manual
  • 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.
  • Visual fields: Amsler grid & confrontation fields
  • Supplemental skills: Color testing, glare test
  • Ocular Motility: Knowledge of the functions & anomalies, cover tests, stereo-acuity, nystagmus
  • 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

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


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $17.62 to $29.28 / hour

Union Position: No

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