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Pediatric Ophthalmic Technician

Company: EyeSouth Partners LLC
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth”) is an eye care management service 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 120 doctors practicing at 70+ locations throughout Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas and with our near-term rapid growth strategy we have an ever-expanding corporate team. EyeSouth is experiencing tremendous growth due to favorable organic growth trends and an impressive track-record of successful affiliations (M&A).

 


We are offering a $500 sign-on bonus for this position. 

 

We are actively recruiting for an open position of Pediatric Ophthalmic Technician, at our Affiliate, Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute.

 

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.

 

Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute 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&D (100% company paid)
  • STD (100% company paid)
  • LTD (100% company paid)
  • Generous PTO Package
  • 7.5 Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Employee Discounts and Perks

Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 


Position summary: Assist the Ophthalmologist by performing cataract evaluations and pre-testing. Ability to work within the ASC and operate the Lensx laser, training and certification will be provided. Knowledge of the femto-second platform is a plus.

 

Essential duties and Experience:

 

1. Obtain and record concisely an accurate patient history.

· Basic skills and lensometry

· Measures visual acuity at distance and near utilizing appropriate test for age and education, and records accurately. Performs pinhole testing when indicated.

· Performs color vision testing.

· Measures and records current lens power accurately with a lensometer.

· Performs and records Amsler Grid.

· Performs and records Schirmer Testing.

· Evaluates the pupil.

· Estimates the anterior chamber depth.

· Performs color vision testing and stereo testing.

2. Patient Services

· Applies proper ocular dressing and shields

· Instills drugs properly and understands the indication/contraindication for use in dilation, tests requiring corneal anesthetic including tonometry, and other tests which may be required by the physician.

· Assists patients properly when physically or visually disabled.

3. Basic Tonometry

· Performs accurate Goldman applanation tonometry and properly disinfects the tonometer.

· Performs accurately Tono-pen when indicated.

4. General Maintenance

· Stocks examination rooms in assigned area and ensures that medications expiration dates are current.

· Disinfects and maintains examination rooms.

5. General Medical Knowledge including:

· Ability to perform CPR.

· Basic anatomy and physiology

· Systemic diseases

· Ocular diseases

6. Clinical Refractometry/Keratometry

· Perform accurate refractometry to determine the subjective refractive error.

· Measure vertex distance with a distometer.

· Locate and mark optical centers of a pair of lenses and measure the distance between them.

· Measure corneal curve using a keratometer.

7. Basic Ocular Motility:

· Detect and distinguish a phoria and tropia.

· Determine functional amblyopia through measurement of the visual acuity.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

1. OCT, Manual Keratometry, Version

2. Surgical assisting with minor outpatient procedures.

3. Stocks examination rooms in assigned area and ensures that medications expiration dates are current.

4. Disinfects and maintains examination rooms.

If not already previously certified:

- Complete AAO Home Study Course within 90 days of employment

- Complete OSC (Ophthalmic Scribe Certification) within 90 days of employment

- Should sit for JCAHPO COA certification as soon as qualified.


 

• High School Diploma

• Fluency in English, bilingual preferred

• Excellent spelling and typing abilities

 

Perform Biometry using the IOL Master, Lenstar, A-scan.

Perform Corneal Topography, knowledge of the Oculus Pentacam a plus.

 

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Keywords: EyeSouth Partners LLC, Boynton Beach , Pediatric Ophthalmic Technician, Other , Boynton Beach, Florida

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