OPHTHALMOLOGY AIDE
County of Riverside- Healthcare - Moreno Valley, CA

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Riverside County's Medical Assignment Program (MAP) offers a variety of staffing alternatives for the placement of qualified medical personnel at Riverside County Regional Medical Center. Offering temporary or per diem assignments that will exceed your expectations, our in-house Medical Assignment Program allows health care professionals to work in a variety of settings with scheduling options that fit anyone's active lifestyleUnder immediate supervision, assists physicians and professional nursing personnel in the eye clinic by conducting basic eye tests, cleaning ophthalmology instruments and preparing patients and treatment areas for surgical or diagnostic procedures; and to perform other related duties as required.Incumbents in the class of Ophthalmology Aide perform a variety of duties in an outpatient clinic under the technical supervision of an Ophthalmologist. The incumbents report to and receive administrative supervision from professional level supervisory nursing personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:* Conducts visual acuity and visual field examinations in order to determine sharpness of vision, depth perception limitations, and the patients range of vision.* Conducts refractive power examinations that assist physicians in formulation of lens prescriptions for patients; conducts intraoccular pressure examinations.* Assists with optic photography on patients in order to record visual symptoms and/or conditions; arranges examining and treatment areas; places medicated eye drops into patients' eyes in order to prepare them for treatments or examinations under the direction of a physician.* Sets out and passes instruments to the ophthalmologist during minor eye surgeries completed in the clinic; cleans ophthalmology instruments used during minor surgeries or diagnostic procedures and observes for malfunctions.* May maintain patient appointment schedules and coordinate activities with other professional services within the community.* Updates patients' charts with current treatment information and assists with related paper work in order to maintain treatment records. RECRUITING GUIDELINES:Experience and Education: Completion of an approved ophthalmology technician program or one year of experience in performing ophthalmology procedures, under the supervision of an ophthalmologist.Knowledges of: The functions and basic operation of an ophthalmology out-patient clinic; basic eye care and hygienic methods and practices involving treatment to the eye.Abilities to: Work with intricate refractive and optical measuring devices and related laboratory instruments; work effectively with patients and clinic staff, keep patient records; maintain appointment schedules. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:To apply: Please submit a detailed resume on a MS WORD attachment that clearly describes all experience, licensure, level of education, and qualifications to: lucramir@rc-hr.com. Read this posting for special application instructions. Unless otherwise stated, use our resume builder to submit your resume, or select 'Apply' on this page. For specific questions regarding this position, contact Lucy Ramirez at 951-955-2413.All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug/alcohol test, and a criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting. (A felony or misdemeanor conviction may disqualify the applicant from County employment).Required Probationary Period - As an Approved Local Merit System, the County of Riverside requires all new regular or seasonal employees to serve an initial probationary period, the duration of which is indicated in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, County Resolution, or Salary Ordinance. Temporary and Per Diem employees serve at the pleasure of the agency/department head.The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.Women, ethnic and racial minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other non-job-related factor.DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS - Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act, and the Fair Employment & Housing Act, persons with disabilities who believe they need reasonable accommodation, or help in order to apply for a position, may contact the Disability Access Office at (951) 955-5663.Hearing impaired applicants with telephone teletype equipment may leave messages by calling (951) 955-8688. The County will attempt to meet reasonable accommodation requests whenever possible.

Department: RCRMC-Medical Center

Salary: $11.57 Hourly

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