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Ophthalmic Technician - Full Time - Ophthalmic Technician

Company: Dupage Medical Group
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Ophthalmic Technician - Full TimeOverview

* This position is eligible for a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Location: Downers Grove; travel to surrounding clinics may be required.

Hours: Monday through Friday; hours varying between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Good enough isn't for us. Duly Health and Care's team members show up every day driven to exceed expectations. We challenge assumptions and invite dissent to accomplish bold goals and unleash the most extraordinary work of your career. We see and support the remarkable in every person within and beyond the walls of our work.

Duly Health and Care works to understand what matters most to you. We recruit and retain team members who share a relentless passion and pride for helping others live happier and healthier lives. We invest in helping our team members develop their talents in a way that is rich in personal meaning. We invite you to join us, fulfill your purpose and make your mark!

Responsibilities

Are you ready to challenge the expected to deliver the extraordinary?

This individual is responsible for performing an extensive number of data collection functions, as delegated by the physician, to allow for proper diagnosis of the patients condition.

The Journeys and Adventures that Await

* Interacts with all patients using respect and professionalism.
* Communicates with patient about the processes and procedures taking place during their visit.
* Ascertains patient needs and unusual circumstances, via patient or family member.
* Seeks advice from more senior staff or doctors as necessary, never performing beyond capabilities.
* Provides telephone support regarding ocular emergencies, prescription refills and patient care questions.
* Adheres to approved policies and procedures.
* Obtains patient history to include chief complaint, history of present illness, past history, family history and history of allergies and medications.
* Completes accurate, concise documentation in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
* Performs accurate and consistent patient care procedures, including but not limited to:

Visual acuity

* Confrontational visual fields, evaluation of motility and pupillary function tests
* Applanation tonometry and tono-pen tonometry
* Refractometry
* Angle assessment and dilation of pupils
* Automated visual field testing
* Ophthalmic imaging
* Retina and optic nerve scanning (OCT)
* Corneal topography
* Keratometry and pachymetry
* Assists in maintaining the exam rooms by cleaning between patients and at the end of the day.
* Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
* Prepares to take certification test.
* Maintains HIPAA compliancy.



Qualifications

The Experiences You Bring

* High School diploma or equivalent
* Experience in a health care setting; ophthalmology preferred.
* Fundamental experience working with standard ophthalmic evaluation equipment.

Keywords: Dupage Medical Group, Downers Grove , Ophthalmic Technician - Full Time - Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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