Ophthalmic Technician

Posted on: 12/6/2018 8:55:00 AM
Job Type: Full-time


Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 

Now offering new Competitive Rates and Clinical Ladder.

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is currently seeking Ophthalmic Technicians/Scribes. The position of Ophthalmic Technician/Scribe is responsible for assisting the ophthalmologist by gathering data pertaining to the patient’s visual status and maintaining an environment conductive to the delivery of efficient quality eye care. Some of the primary duties will include: Eliciting and recording chief complaint/interval history. Eliciting and recording patient and family ocular history. Eliciting and recording patient family medical history. Measurement of visual acuity at distance and near with: projector chart, E-card, near point cards, hand motion techniques, including directional light perception with and without projection, pinhole, Brightness Acuity Tester (BAT), Interferometry, Lensometery: measurement of the optical characteristics of spectacle lenses with the lensometer and/or auto lensometer. Retinoscopy. Keratometry: traditional, auto, and photokeratoscopy. Refraction: using phoropter, auto refraction, cycloplegic, and trial frame at distance and near. Amsler grid assessment, Confrontation visual fields. Pupillary evaluation. Biomicroscopy: general examination and Von Herrick chamber angle estimation. Ocular surface dysfunction assessment: tear break-up time (TBUT) Schirmer testing, Fluorescein and rose bengal stain patterns.

The minimum qualifications are: High school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician required. Certification as an Ophthalmic Technician (COA/COT) by JCAHPO preferred. Bi-lingual English/Spanish strongly preferred.  Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certification may be considered.

Apply at www.miami.edu/careers and under Staff Positions reference number R100028192 or search Ophthalmic Technician and apply for any current opening.


We are proud to offer *Healthcare/Dental Plans *Tuition Benefits *Retirement Plans and much more!  EOE

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