Assists with patient care as directed by the Ophthalmologist. Performs various vision tests, collects medical data and performs diagnostic studies. Assists team with minor surgical procedures in the clinic. Provides patient education regarding pre and post surgical care. Monitors and maintains clinic flow, assists with various administrative duties within the Ophthalmology Department. Provides phone triage under the direction of the physician.
Prepares and maintains treatment rooms and work areas. Cleans, maintains and calibrates ophthalmic instruments. Reports any equipment malfunction to appropriate department/unit personnel.
Greets and communicates with patients and their families in a manner consistent with caring and respect. Communicates and collaborates with other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
Facilitates efficient and effective patient flow through the care center.
Performs history taking and a variety of vision and ocular tests as directed by the physician or other provider. Performs variety of ophthalmic ancillary testing for clinical care. Documents the results of these tests consistent with documentation guidelines and communicates patient data and needs to the physician and other providers.
Administers ocular medications as directed by the physician or other provider, consistent with compliance standards.
Performs tasks of scribing as assigned by the physician or other provider, consistent with compliance standards.
Provides patient instruction as directed by physician or other provider.
Acts as a preceptor for training and onboarding purposes for fellow ophthalmic technicians. (Senior Level)
High School Diploma or equivalent
Ability to perform basic ophthalmic care workups
1 year of relevant experience working in medical setting, ophthalmology
3 years of relevant experience working in medical setting, ophthalmology Preferred
CRT-CertifiedOphthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) required upon hire
CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association or ARC American Red Cross 120 Days required
Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 20 lbs
Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 20 lbs
Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 20 lbs
Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 15 lbs
Forward Bend - Standing: Frequently
Forward Bend - Sitting: Frequently
Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Frequently
Reach - Above Shoulder: Occasionally
Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Frequently
Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Seldom
Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Seldom
Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently
[None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom
Color Vision (Ishihara) Test
[None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom
Primary LocationSITE - 35 Michigan St - Grand Rapids
Department NameOphthalmology - HDVCH
Employment TypeFull time
ShiftDay (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours40
Hours of Work8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Days WorkedMonday to Friday
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