Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Technician
East Carolina Center for Sight - Greenville, NC

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Major Duties:
  • Working in lead tech position.
  • Assist in any sub-specialty area as needed.
  • Perform a variety of ophthalmic diagnostic tests including OCT, Wavescan, Pentacam, Ultasonic Biometry and HFA CVF.
  • Knowlege of LASIK, previous experience with Visx S4IR and Moria SBK keratomes a plus
  • Able to set up and assist in surgical proceedures.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
Characteristic Work:
  • Obtain a complete medical and ophthalmic history.
  • Establish rapport with patients during diagnostic tests and examinations.
  • Obtain visual acuities.
  • Visual fields testing with Humphrey automated perimeter.
  • Perform pre LASIK testing.
  • Perform applanation tonometry.
  • Perform confrontation visual fields.
  • Check for color vision defects.
  • Set up and assist minor surgical proceedures
  • Perform amsler grid and stereo testing.
  • Instill dilating drops when directed by physician.
  • Perform refraction using a phoropter.
  • Perform basic strabismus evaluations.
  • Explain physician's orders.
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment using established methods of cleaning and sterilization.
  • Prepare and maintain examination rooms.
  • Complete lab slips and requisitions for tests; deliver specimens to lab if needed.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
1. High School graduation or recognized equivalent.
2. Satisfactory completion of an approved JCAHPO written examination for COA/COT certification.
3. Minimum of two years experience.

Qualified and interested candidates should submit resumes to dsteele@eccsight.com
Or call Donice Steele at (252) 355-7301.