Dec 02, 2021

Ophthalmic Technician

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

The Ophthalmic Technician works up patients for physicians that includes taking medical history, performing initial examination and completing diagnostic testing.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) preferred

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: N/A

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in an ophthalmology/optometry office

Experience PREFERRED:
Two (2) years of previous experience in an ophthalmology office performing initial examinations and diagnostic testing

Education/training REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Education/training PREFERRED:
Successful completion of an Ophthalmic Assistant Program

Independent action(s) required:
Takes medical history and performs initial examination and diagnostic testing independently.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

Additional position requirements:
Must be willing to work at all office locations.

Age Specific groups served: All

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical - Lifting 20-50 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Walking (distance)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Able to adapt to frequent change

Workday Day (United States of America)

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.