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Ophthalmic Technician
Ref No.: 18-04880
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Ophthalmic Technician
Richmond, VA

MUST:
1+ Years of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician

Must have experience with manual refractions
Must have experience visual fields
Must have triaging experience
Must have knowledge of working with EMR Allscripts and/or Medflow
Experience with Glaucoma is a plus

Experience with wave scan is a plus
Experience assisting with minor surgeries is a plus
Certified Ophthalmic Assistants/Technicians is highly preferred

DUTIES:
The Ophthalmic Technician will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
Provides pre-operative and post-operative care to patients by following standard operating procedures
Measure eyeglass prescription
Operate various ophthalmology diagnostic equipment
Applies drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes
Counsels patients by providing information regarding treatment, use of drops and drugs
Ensures confidentiality by completing and safeguarding medical records
Provide quality patient care, excellent communication and customer service
Help generate leads towards laser vision correction surgery
Creates a comfortable and welcoming environment for our patients
Perform routine instrument maintenance
Open to change and willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed.
Strong interpersonal skills
Taking patient medical history
Visual acuity measurement
Refractometry (measurements for the glasses prescription)
Tonometry (measure eye pressure)
Measure pupil size and reactivity
Test and measure eye muscle function
Visual field testing
Measure corneal thickness, curvature, and topography
Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement
Retinal thickness and topography
Fluorescein angiography
A and B-scan ultrasonography
Assist with contact lens fitting, and patient instruction
Prepare for and assist with in-office procedures
Surgical assisting

Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.