Ophthalmic Technician - Eye Center - Page Road (Durham)

Duke University Durham , NC 27703

Posted 7 days ago

PDC: The Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) is the world-class, multi-specialty physician practice of Duke Health.

The PDC's providers and staff work as a team to provide excellent patient care in more than 120 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout North Carolina. The PDC recruits the top physicians, clinicians and employees, and retains them by offering competitive salaries and benefits and a supportive work environment where passion and purpose connect. To learn more, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Mq59-No-k

Eye Center - Page Road

General Description

Under close supervision assist an Eye Center physician and other technical support personnel to perform diagnostic tests necessary for evaluation of patient eye problems.

Job Duties
1.Record patient chief complaint and HPI
2.Measure visual acuity of patient, with and without glasses, for distance and near vision. Perform refractometry
3.Obtain optical and lensometry measurements to determine lens prescription
4.Measure central and peripheral visual field tests;
5.Extra-Ocular Motility
6.Simple color vision tests
7.Assessment of pupils; equality and reaction prior to dilation
8.Indentation and applantation tonometry tests to determine intraocular pressure
9.Examine the cornea, lens, and anterior chamber of the eye using a slit lamp and note variations from normal.
10. Instillation of Eye Drops
11. May assist with patient contact lens insertion and removal training
12. Depending on clinic environment perform and learn diagnostic testing including but not limited to OCT, HVF, GVF, Fundus photography, Topography, Pachymetry, IOL Measurements
13. Depending on clinic environment perform HLD and sterilization of instruments as needed
14. Maintains physical environment of exam and procedure rooms.
15. Calibration, maintenance, and monitoring of equipment
16. Assists with ordering medical/office supplies
17. Assists with appointments and telephone call screening activities. Answers phones, takes messages and relays to appropriate individuals.
18. Under direction of physician, may call pharmacy with prescription refills
19. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. Supports the development of other staff and formal learners.
20. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
21. Assist in preparation of retinal injections
22. Reconstitute pharmaceutical medications
23. Able to function as Joint Commission Liaison or Infection Prevention Liaison
24. Assist in professional development of OAs and COAs

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others

  • Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the plan of care

  • Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up

  • Able to use fine motor skills

  • Able to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status

  • Able to use computer and learn new software programs

  • Able to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients

  • Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking

  • Able to remain focused and organized

  • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients

  • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions

  • Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements

Education Requirements/Preferences

Work requires completion of Ophthalmic Technician training and certification as a certified Ophthalmic Technician by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

Experience Requirements/Preferences

None required above education/training requirement

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Work requires certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Work requires completion of Ophthalmic Technician training and certification as a certified Ophthalmic Technician by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

Experience

None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

N/A

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Nearest Major Market: Durham

Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh



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Ophthalmic Technician - Eye Center - Page Road (Durham)

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