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Ophthalmic Technician II

  • Job ID: 024263829
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 65452 POP14 EYE Cln Monroeville
  • Location: 125 Dougherty Dr, Monroeville PA 15146
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.41 to $32.25 / hour

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 ladder. The final title and pay will be determined by certifications and experience. Imaging background is highly preferred. Looking for techs interested to perform or willing to learn fluorescein angiograms.

Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • One year as an Ophthalmic Technician and current COA certificate required.
  • Imaging background is highly preferred 
  • Fluorescein angiograms preferred 


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • COA certification 

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