Oct 14, 2021

Opthalmic Technician - Sni Neuro Ophthalmology

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a OpthalmicTechnician (1.0 FTE, Day SHIFT) to work in the Sni Neuro Ophthalmology Department at the Swedish Medical gro up in Seattle, WA. Swedish Medical Group now offers a one time $5,000 Sign-on Bonus to* OpthalmicTechnicians newly joining SMG!

Triages clinical and medical inquiries from clinic patients and provides the patient with information and instructions from provider. Responsible for documenting specific disease processes through photography and other imaging devices. Assist Neuro-ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions. May administer eye exams and eye medications. Participates in staff training, including new hire orientations.

In this position you will:

  • Triages phone calls from patients and outside contacts in accordance with the standard of care for Neuro-ophthalmology and office policies
  • Goldman and Humphrey Visual Field Testing
  • Optical Coherence Tomography, Anterior and Posterior Segment
  • Fundus Photography
  • Backup and archiving of data from special test equipment

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Registered in the Washington State as a Medical Assistant-Registered
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • Two to four years related experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) preferred; Certified Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT-C)

About Swedish Medical Group

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

At Swedish, we are passionate about healthcare for our caregivers. Full-time caregivers (0.75-1.0 FTE) who earn less than $60,000 per year will be offered the Swedish PPO Medical Plan with a $0 premium cost, including dependent coverage.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Opthamalic Technician

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill James Tower (WA197) 550 17th Ave Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 312937