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Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist

Company: Interim HealthCare Staffing
Location: Rockford
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

CERTIFIED OPHTHALMIC MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST NEEDED!!!-- -$32-36/hr depending on experience-located in St Louis Park-Looking for Retina Clinic experience-- -Position Summary:Provides advanced level preparation of the patient for ophthalmic tests, evaluation, treatment or education-ensuring quality patient services.-- -Tasks and Responsibilities:-- -Essential Tasks:- Prepares patients and examination rooms for ophthalmic tests, evaluations or treatment, conducts initial testing and history testing appropriate to the specific ophthalmic unit such as but not limited to: pupil testing, basic eye anatomy, general eye drop knowledge, color vision, steropsis, glare testing, Pvam, lensometry (automated and Manual), pretest station (auto refractor, non contact tonometry), keratometry, retinoscopy, refractometry, intermediate knowledge of motility and measurements. Special testing of visual fields, (Humphreys, Goldmann, Tangent, Confrontational), Ascans, C Maps, OCT, Pentacam.- Communicates prescriptions and refills to pharmacies and records in patients record.- Basic knowledge of computer, e-mail programs, operating software- Soaks, scrubs, packages instruments to established procedures- Logging in and out and preparation of medical records- Sets up surgical trays and assists in minor office procedures when applicable.- Knowledge of equipment and instrument maintenance/calibration- Other duties that may be expected of COMT level (according to availability and unique needs/requirements of the position being filled:1. Triage desk2. External/Fundus/Flourescein/Photography3. Surgery4. Low Vision5. Performs other duties as assigned-- -Scope of Responsibility: Works independently on recurring assignments semi-routine in nature, applying basic judgment in selecting and applying appropriate established procedures or techniques. Performs variances from routine under specific instruction or guidance. Resolves non-complex problems.-- -Internal/External Contacts:Regular interaction with patients, customers, family members, physicians staff and vendors.-- -Education/Experience:-- -Position requires high school diploma. The incumbent will have either:Successfully completed certification as an Ophthalmic Medical Technologist by the Joint commission of Allied Health Personnel of Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) after the required work hours and credits earned at the COT level. -- -Or,-- -Alternately, after completion of an accredited Technologist program, incumbent has 1 year from date of employment to successfully complete certification.-- -Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses:-- -Demonstrates knowledge of age-related growth and development principles necessary to provide appropriate service and assure safety of patients.Detail oriented individual with strong human relations and organizational skills.Ongoing certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist.-- -Machines/Equipment/Software Utilized:-- -General ophthalmology equipment including, but not limited to: phoropters, keratometers, slit lamps, tonometers, corneal and retinal imaging, retinoscopes, lensometers, and visual fields. General computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook, image viewing software, and EPIC medical records.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare Staffing, Minneapolis , Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Rockford, Minnesota

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