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Ophthalmic Technician - Per Diem
Peabody, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: Lahey Medical Center Peabody Category: Ophthalmology Job ID: JR6491 Date posted: 03/14/2023
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Job Type:Per Diem
Work Shift:Day (United States of America)Ophthalmic Technician - Per Diem
Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Ophthalmic Technician assists ophthalmologists and optometrists with eye examinations. Duties include performing various vision tests, collecting medical data, monitoring and maintaining patient flow, scribing, patient education, and assisting physicians with various procedures; as well as assisting with various administrative duties within the Ophthalmology Department.Essential Basic Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to: Assists in chart preparation, encounter close out, telephone triage and other telephone calls, correspondence (patient, department, physician and pharmacy). Monitors and maintains physicians patient flow and scribe duties. Educates patients about ocular abnormalities and disease prevention. Fills out proper lab forms and gathers specimens for laboratory review. Performs patient pre and postop surgical instruction, including witnessing signed consent forms. Performs auto-refraction. Reviews all consent forms with patients prior to seeing physician and scribes as needed. Incorporates Lahey Hospital Guiding Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities. Complies with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
Education: Minimum high school graduate or GED, or equivalent education and experience.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: None required; however recommend completion of ophthalmic scribe course, ophthalmic assistant certification or ophthalmic technician certification through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, graduate of accredited optometric school or foreign graduate of medical school.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: All skills listed in job description. In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.