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OPHTHALMIC TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (Pool)

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Position Title OPHTHALMIC TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
Job Category Medical
Location USF EYE - USF TAMPA
Department OPHTHALMOLOGY
Position Summary

Interviews patients for ocular and medical history, chief complaint, current medications, allergies and family history.
• Performs initial work up including visual testing, color vision testing, retinoscopy and refraction.
• Performs various diagnostic tests and measurements including A-Scans, diagnostic ultrasounds, keratometry, lensometry, tonometry and visual fields.
• Reviews patient records for completeness.
• Maintains supplies and equipment in examining rooms.
• Performs related technical and clerical work.

Position Requirements

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: Two years experience as an Ophthalmic Technician or certification by JCAHPO as an Ophthalmic Technician or equivalent experience in clinical setting

Skills: Basic computer skills and basic medical office procedures and general business pratices.

Preferred Attributes: Experience with clinical studies
*Requirements reflect the minimum level necessary to be eligible for this position. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is open at this time as temporary job. This is a “reserve position.” All applications submitted to this posting will be considered for future Ophthalmic Technical Assistant openings.

Clinical or Non-Clinical Clinical

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. License and Certification