Ophthalmology Technician

July 09, 2020

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: •Obtains patient history and charts procedures for medical records. • Performs and records visual acuities, color vision, stereopsis test, IOP-NCT, auto refractometer readings, Snelling chart, Pachymetry, topography, visual fields, Fundus photography/angiograms, IOL Master/A-Scan/B-Scan, Lensometer. •Schedule surgeries, pre-ops, MRIs, CTs, Lab, and appointments. •Orders new/replacement lenses as needed. • Instructs patients about contact lenses including how to handle, clean, insert and remove. • Handles patient questions during visits and via phone, providing advice and resolving problems in consultation with an ophthalmologist. •Uses and maintains equipment and supplies appropriately. EDUCATION : High school diploma, some college preferred.  EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years experience in optical/optical/optometric office or contact lens dispensing preferred. KNOWLEDGE: •Knowledge of optometric and contact lens technology and techniques including knowing how to conduct necessary ophthalmic tests. •Proper spelling of medical terms and medications. •Knowledge of educational techniques in instruction of patients.