Summary of Responsibilities Responsible for performing advanced technical ophthalmic procedures, measurements and tests to provide physician data and assist in patient care.
List of Responsibilities/Duties
Conducts and records various tests:
Central visual acuity
Central and peripheral visual field
Ocular tonometry and tonography
Cover-uncover and alternate cover ocular balance
Light and accommodation pupillary reaction vergences
Duction and rotation
Visual fusion and stereoptic
Phoria and tropia, diplopia field
Amblyoscope and troposcope
Performs and records lensometry tests of spectacle and contact lens interpupillary distance and spectacle lens decentration measurements, bifocal and trifocal segment height and location measurements, spectacle adjustments and repair evaluations.
Performs external and ocular fundus photography.
Performs routine operational maintenance of ocular equipment and surgical instruments.
Participates in surgical procedures as a surgical assistant to the surgeon ophthalmologist, and assists as an instrument tray assistant and as an operating room circulating assistant as directed.
Performs ocular fluorescein staining procedures, external irrigation and aspectic skin preparation procedures, topical anesthetic and medication instillations and dressing applications.
Provider training on all ophthalmic technicians, and enforces company policies as directed by Clinical Director.
Minimum Education Requirements
Certification as an ophthalmic technologist by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.
Minimum Background Requirements
Five years of employment as an ophthalmic technician in a clinical setting.
Minimum Demonstrated Skills
Demonstrated excellence in management, leadership and organizational skills.
Demonstrated excellence in communications skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively convey ideas and information.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others.
Must be a creative idea-generating individual with excellent follow-through abilities.
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that reasonable accommodations be made for qualified individuals to help perform the required duties and tasks of the position. Please let us know at the time you apply for a position if you will need any special accommodations.
Principals Only. No Recruiters.
Internal Number: 0807
About Omni Eye
Omni Ophthalmic Management Consultants (OOMC) is an ophthalmic management services organization specializing in support to subspecialty surgical and medical eye care practices.
OOMC provides its business services and support to affiliated ophthalmology practices throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The comprehensive services we provide were developed and honed in our successful co-management model that was pioneered at Omni Eye Services over 30 years ago.
OOMC affiliated practices, by design, work cooperatively with community optometrists by providing advanced medical and surgical care. We promote a partnership and respectful relationship between optometry and ophthalmology to deliver exceptional care for patients.