OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN-RETINAL SPECIALTY
Prevea Health Services - Green Bay, WI

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THE MISSION STATEMENT

To take care of people with passion, pride, and respect.

OVERALL EXPECTATIONS STATEMENT

Providing exceptional care for our patients as well as recognizing the value of your co-workers is the expectation of all members of the Prevea Clinic organization. All members are expected to focus on the patient's needs; relate to all in a friendly, accepting manner; communicate in a positive and professional way to patients and co workers; use time effectively and efficiently; and demonstrate an overall high level of performance.

Required Skills MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)

Maintain and stock all rooms

Instrument maintenance

Clean and maintain instruments

Order supplies

Prepare patients to see the ophthalmologist

Patient education for procedures and surgery

Ordering and dispensing contacts

Triaging patient phone calls

Performs patient exams

Performs diagnostic tests

Instillation of eye drops

Prepare patients for minor in office surgery and laser procedures

MAJOR SKILLS

Patient history taking

Triage of patient concerns and ability to schedule appropriately

Ability to perform lensometry and neutralize patients’ glasses

Ability to perform diagnostic tests such as GDX, Visual Field, OCT

Perform keratometry

Perform basic tonometry

Evaluate ocular motility

Perform retinoscopy and obtain a manifest refraction

Fundus photography

Ability to perform A-scan measurements

Ability to perform IOL calculations

Ability to prepare the lasers for the physician

Assist physician with interoffice surgical procedures and lasers

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of ocular anatomy

Understanding of theory behind specific diagnostic tests

Knowledge of systemic disease and their impact on eyes

Medical terminology

Knowledge of surgical procedures

Knowledge of clinical optics

Ocular pharmacology

Knowledge of laser and surgical procedures

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent

Experience as an ophthalmologist working as an ophthalmic assistant.

Graduated from an accredited program for ophthalmic assistant or technician is helpful but not required

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Other duties as assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Combination of standing, sitting, walking, bending. Must have visual acuity. Occasional stress from workload or customer complaints.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Office and laboratory setting. Well ventilated and well lighted.

Required Experience Previous experience working with a Retinal surgeon.

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