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Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Ophthalmology
Category: Ophthalmology
Location: Scottsdale
Posting #: 616715
Date Posted: 9/9/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Ophthalmic Technician assists in the delivery of health care and patient care management working one on one with any practice provider.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Prepares patients for examination and treatment. This includes obtaining patient history, documenting allergies, obtains current vision measurement, maintains medication list, and generating surgical consent forms. Assists the provider in the course of the patient encounter as requested.
  2. Administers medications such as eye drops under physician’s written order.
  3. Performs automated visual field in-office testing procedure.
  4. Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.
  5. Maintains supplies and equipment for treatment, including sterilization.
  6. Travels with doctor from office to office or hospital, if applicable.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High school diploma or equivalent; or employees in the role prior to 12/01/2016 must have at least 5 years of Ophthalmic Technician experience with no high school diploma or equivalent. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 1 or more years of experience working directly with an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist in a clinical setting. Required
2. Possess a strong working knowledge of the functionality of electronic health records which includes a high level of computer literacy. Required
3. Knowledge of examination and diagnostic room procedures, medical equipment, and instruments to administer patient care. Required
4. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Required
2. Ability to communicate clearly. Required
3. Ability to multi-task and to get tasks completed with complete follow through. Required
4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with patients, office staff and the public. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply