Ophthalmology Technician

Dallas, TX 75235

Posted: 05/19/2023 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 11112 Pay Rate: $25.00 to $28.00

Job Description

Great opportunity with large hospital system in Central Dallas! Come join the team!
BLS needed (AHA)

Job Duties

Ophthalmic technicians assist with the following tests/assessments within an ophthalmology practice including but not limited to the following:
  • Obtain a thorough medical history from the patient.
  • Assesses patient's visual acuity, both near and far vision.
  • Performs manual lensometry on patient's glasses.
  • Assesses patient's refractive error by performing a manifest refraction.
  • Assesses patient's intraocular pressure by performing Goldmann tonometry.
  • Assesses patient for pupillary defects.
  • Assesses patient's color vision.
  • Assesses patient's visual field with confrontation testing.
  • Assesses patient's extraocular muscle functioning.
  • Assesses patient's angles so that dilation can be performed safely.
  • Dilates patient in accordance with provider instructions for type of exam.
  • Assists call center and/or triage technician with getting emergent/urgent patients added into clinic based on symptoms.
  • Prepares pre-operative paperwork and assessments that are needed for upcoming surgeries.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)

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