Take advantage of this opportunity to join UT Southwestern Medical Center – ranked one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal. Due to our continued growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist.
Assists ophthalmologists in diagnoses and treatment of eye diseases and injuries.
Conducts variety of preliminary eye examinations.
Performs retinoscopy and any and all fundus photography which includes confocals.
Performs keratometry and ultrasound for diagnosis and intraocular lens calculations. Takes refractory readings and fits patients for contact lenses.
Examines patients for symptoms indicative of organic or congenital disorders. Performs various diagnostic testing procedures to determine vision loss.
Coordinates remedial activities to aid in regaining vision or to utilize sight remaining. Demonstrates therapeutic eye exercises to patients.
Conducts intensive clinical training and provides working supervision of ophthalmic technicians.
Assists in coordination of maintenance of equipment and instruments used in clinic.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: (a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Science or related field
Successful completion of accredited ophthalmic medical assistant program
certification as Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist by Joint Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO, or CAHEA)
Two (2) years relevant experience.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2,000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. Our University Hospital has achieved Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), joining only 7% of hospitals in the United States.
UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.