Ophthalmic Technician I (exp)

Job ID
2024-5618
Job Locations
US-LA-Metairie
Category
Clinical Staff
Type
Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

Eyecare Associates has been caring for families in the New Orleans community for over 40 years. Our doctors’ experience and commitment to their patients’ comprehensive eye care needs, has made them some of the most highly respected and trusted eye care providers in the south. Our team is dedicated to making certain our patients benefit from the safest and latest technological advances in vision health.

Position Summary

We are now hiring for an Ophthalmic technician that will support a high-volume ophthalmic practice that focuses on providing quality and compassionate care to each patient needing complete eye care services.

Responsibilities

This position requires customer service skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a degree of independent decision-making.

 

Ophthalmic skills include:

  • Obtaining and documenting patient history
  • Determining visual acuity
  • Performing automated refraction 
  • Administering eye drops, ointments, and irrigating solutions to the eye as ordered by physician
  • Performing office duties and clinical tasks - entering data into EMRPproviding patient services
  • Measurement of intraocular pressure (tonometry)
  • Pre-operative preparation of patient
  • Maintaining equipment and instruments

Qualifications

• 2 to 3 years of ophthalmic or optometric technician experience preferred

• COA preferred

• Dependable transportation required to travel to other offices as required

• Must be flexible with traveling to our Metairie and Uptown clinics.

• Ability to pay attention to detail

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• The ability to seek instruction in areas where he/she is not knowledgeable

• The ability to recognize inconsistencies

 

Education/Certifications:

• Graduation from an accredited high school

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k w/ Match
  • HSA/FSA
  • Telemedicine
  • Generous PTO Package

We also offer the following benefits for FREE:

  • Employee Discounts and Perks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Life/AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

EyeSouth Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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