Ophthalmic Tech Part time (Main Campus)
Texas Children's Hospital - Houston, TX

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Job Description

Job Title:Ophthalmic Tech - Part-time (Main Campus) Job ID:126313 Medical Center, Houston, TX Location:Full/Part Time:Part-Time Regular/Temporary:Regular Position Summary Overview:
Provide ophthalmic technical support in the patient care area.

Perform visual acuity, color vision testing, lensometry, exophthalmometry, Amsler grid, Schirmer test, pupil evaluation, anterior chamber depth assessment, stereo testing, ocular motility on extraocular muscle actions, strabismus, amblyopia and assessment methods on children and adults. Perform basic instrument maintenance on ophthalmoscopes, retinoscopes, lensometers, perimeters, tangent screen, phoropter/trial frames, slit lamps, keratometers, muscle light, surgical instruments. Obtain ophthalmic history from patient or parent, including but not limited to, presenting complaint, past ocular history, family history, systemic illness, medications, allergies and drug reactions, review of systems, social history, developmental history. Participate in quality improvement activities. Assist physician in examining ROP infants in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Coordinate appointments, compile list and track active ROP infants. Assist in patient education.

Knowledge Skills:
Knowledge of ophthalmic technology, equipment, supplies and ophthalmic terminology. Ability to obtain medical history and perform technical eye exams.

Education, Experience and Licensure:
High school diploma, JCAHPO certification and a minimum two (2) years experience in an ophthalmology or optometry office required. Position Summary This is a part-time position, working 20 hours per week. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm and the tentative schedule for this role may be Monday, Thursday and Friday. About Texas Children's Texas Children's Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the best pediatric hospitals in the United States, Texas Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.

Texas Children's is nationally ranked in the top five among children's hospitals by both Child magazine and U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthrough developments in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, asthma, HIV, premature babies, and cardiogenic and attention-related disorders.

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