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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Ophthalmic Technician. The incumbent will work rotating shifts during Mon-Fri, between the hours of 7:30am to 7:30pm, for a total work week of 35 hours.
In this role, the successful candidate will test and measure eye function to assist the ophthalmologists to diagnose and treat eye disorders and disease: Tests patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception to assist ophthalmologists to diagnose and treat eye disorders and disease. Examines eye, using slit lamp, for abnormalities of cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers. Applies drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes. Measures intraocular pressure of eyes (glaucoma test). Tests patient's field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and charts test results on graph paper. Measures axial length of eye, using ultrasound equipment. Performs other tests and measurements as requested by physician.
- Performs all aspects of visual acuity testing and Visual Field Testing.
- Completes Medical History, Lensometry, Auto Refracting, Pam Testing, Glare Testing.
- Slit Lamp Examinations
- All Patient correspondence including but not limited to: Disability Forms, Patient Education, Surgical Consent Forms.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) or more years of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician in a retina practice preferred. Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) from a Joint Commission for Allied Health Personnel (JCAHPO) approved institutional course preferred or working towards obtaining certification.
- Preferable 5 + years experience in Retina Practice
- Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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