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OPHTHALMIC TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title OPHTHALMIC TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
Job Category Medical
Posting Number 20172452
Position Status Active-Full-Time
Positions Supervised
Customer Service Statement

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the Group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

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. BLS and AED certification is required and must be maintained; demonstrated competency within 90 days required.

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.

Customer Service Performance

CUSTOMER SERVICE PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

Physical Demands
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location USF EYE - USF TAMPA
Department Name Ophthalmology
Work Schedule Summary

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage 75
Duties

Working up patients for physician examination

Percentage 10
Duties

Working up patients for physician examination

Percentage 5
Duties

Maintains supplies and equipment and ensures rooms are prepared for the next day

Percentage 5
Duties

Routinely monitors and performs daily “to do” list

Percentage 5
Duties

Other duties as assigned

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or Equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you BLS/AED certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you certified by JCAHPO as an Ophthalmic Technician or do you have equivalent experience in a clinical setting?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. License and Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3