OPS Ophthalmic Technician

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Salt Lake City, UTAH
Deadline: 13 Aug 2020

OPS Ophthalmic Technician

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Work type:OPS (Temporary)
Location:UCF HSC at Lake Nona
Categories:Health Professions & Sciences, Medicine


Classification Title:

OPS Ophthalmic Technician


Job Description:

The Ophthalmic Technician provides patient care services within the medical office.

  • Prepare patients for exams and procedures and assists physician as needed
  • Prepare patient charts for physician visit
  • Obtain ocular, medical, and family history
  • Perform ocular assessment and testing, manifest refractometry, and spectacle prescription evaluation
  • Perform screening and diagnostic testing and assessments under the direction of the ophthalmologist
  • Instruct patient regarding medications, tests, and procedures
  • Instill ocular medications
  • Coordinates clinical services including patient care, appointment scheduling, and procedure scheduling
  • Participate in telephone triage
  • Maintains adequate supplies in exam and treatment rooms
  • Acts as an engaged member of the Patient Centered Medical Home Team.  Participates in team meetings, care huddles, and quality improvement initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Department:

AHSC- College of Medicine


Hours of work:

This is a part-time position; anticipated 24 hours per week. Expected hours are from 8am to 5pm.


Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday. Hours and location of work may flex based on scheduling and coverage needs. Regular and reliable attendance is expected.


Type of Appointment:

OPS (Temporary)


Hourly Rate:

$20.29 Per Hour


Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience. Must hold a Florida Ophthalmic or Optometric Technologist certification.


Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in an ophthalmology practice / patient care setting.


Additional Application Materials Requirement:

N/A


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a part-time position; anticipated 24 hours per week. Employment is subject to availability of funding and may cease at the time funding for this employment is depleted.

We urge you to please (1) take the time to complete the application in its entirety; (2) provide a resume; and (3) include current/most recent/former “professional” references.


Benefit Eligibility:

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.  OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf . As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


Advertised:July 17, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:August 13, 2020 11:55PM Eastern Daylight Time

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