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
Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in an ophthalmology/optometry
Two (2) years of previous experience in an ophthalmology office performing initial examinations and diagnostic testing
High School Diploma or equivalent
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)
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