Ophthalmic Technician - Scottsdale


Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Ophthalmology
Category: Ophthalmology
Location: Scottsdale
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 781124
Posted On: 8/29/2023
Esther Quiroz
Esther Quiroz

Position Summary

Posting Note: This position is for our Scottsdale office at 20201 N. Scottsdale Healthcare Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255. Cross streets are Scottsdale Rd. & Thompson Peak Pkwy. This is a Part-Time position, 3 days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday) 8am-5pm

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

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.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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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.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 1 or more years of experience working directly with an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist in a clinical setting.
2. Possess a strong working knowledge of the functionality of electronic health records which includes a high level of computer literacy.
3. Knowledge of examination and diagnostic room procedures, medical equipment, and instruments to administer patient care.
4. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association.
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
2. Ability to communicate clearly.
3. Ability to multi-task and to get tasks completed with complete follow through.
4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with patients, office staff and the public.
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
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