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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: Scott and Christie Eye Associates
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:
Scott and Christie Eyecare Associates (SCEA) is actively recruiting an Ophthalmic Technician to join its growing team in Cranberry location - - -The team at Scott & Christie Eyecare Associates believes in serving our patients with compassion and understanding, while also delivering the latest technological innovations in ocular diagnostics and treatment. We believe in continually evolving as a company to serve patients' needs by providing higher levels of patient care. -This position is eligible for a $500.00 sign-on Bonus! -Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners ("EyeSouth") is an eye care physician services organization committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in throughout the Southeast. EyeSouth's partner practices' clinical mission is to provide high quality medical and surgical specialty eye care. EyeSouth supports its affiliated practices and physician partners with capital, administrative resources, operating expertise, and strategic guidance with an absolute focus on clinical quality and a patient-first culture. -EyeSouth's affiliate network currently consists of over 95 doctors practicing at 60+ locations throughout Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, and Louisiana. EyeSouth is experiencing tremendous growth due to favorable organic growth trends and an impressive track-record of successful affiliations (M). -

Position Summary:
We are actively recruiting for an open position of Ophthalmic Technician at our Affiliate, Scott & Christie and Associates -If you wish to join a growing team with favorable benefits and perks, while contributing to a best in class organization, please apply with your resume. -Scott & Christie and Associates offers a competitive benefits package to its employees:--- Medical--- Dental--- Vision--- 401k w/ Match--- HSA/FSA--- Telemedicine (100% company paid)--- EAP (100% company paid)--- Group Life/AD (100% company paid)--- STD (100% company paid)--- LTD (100% company paid)--- Generous PTO Package--- 7.5 Paid Holidays--- Flexible Scheduling--- Employee Discounts and Perks -Scott & Christie and Associates is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Responsibilities:
SUMMARY: -Responsible for assisting the ophthalmologist by gathering data pertaining to the patient's visual status by maintaining an environment conducive to the delivery of efficient quality eye care. The ophthalmic technician is able to effectively perform appropriate clinical testing by previous form education and or clinical experience which allows an understanding of the theory, principals of eye care. -Salary based on experience: - $20-$24 - -ESSENTIAL DUTIES:History takingVisual acuity measurementRefractometry (measurements for the glasses prescription)Tonometry (measure eye pressure)Measure pupil size and reactivityTest and measure eye muscle functionVisual field testingCorneal thickness measurementCorneal curvature measurementCorneal topographyRetinal nerve fiber layer measurementRetinal thickness and topographyFluorescein angiographyA and B-scan ultrasonographyAssist with contact lens fitting, and patient instructionPrepare for and assist with in-office proceduresSurgical assistingPerformed other duties as assigned:Accurate clinical judgementAbility to pay attention to detailAbility to maintain confidentialityObvious enthusiasm and interest in requiredAffable and outgoing personality with professional demeanorA true desire to learnThe ability to communicate effectively to employees and patientsAbility to make independent, accurate decisions regarding the best use of his/her timeThe ability to seek instruction in areas where he/she is not knowledgeableThe ability to recognize inconsistencies in test resultsThe ability to seek advice from others when accuracy is uncertain, and findings are inconsistentAn attitude that reflects a desire to go beyond the minimum required dutiesUnderstanding that dependent upon need there may be instances where he/she is asked to travel to satellite offices

Qualifications:
Must be flexible with regards to shift ( as hours may vary and are dictated by clinic needs).Graduation from an accredited high schoolOphthalmic and or optometric technician experience preferredCOA preferredDependable transportation required to travel to other offices as required

Keywords: Scott and Christie Eye Associates, Erie , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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