Ophthalmic Technician

US-TX-The Woodlands
3 months ago
ID
2017-2607
# of Openings
1
LVI 112 - The Woodlands
Category
Healthcare

Overview

The Clear Choice for Your Laser Eye Surgery: Regain Your Vision
With more than 1,000,000 LASIK eye surgery procedures performed, The LASIK Vision Institute provides the best quality laser vision correction for the best value. Discover why we’re a trusted LASIK eye surgery leader when it comes to expertise, affordability, and convenience. We utilize the latest FDA-approved lasers, diagnostic technology, and laser surgery treatments. Our network of independent physicians includes some of the most skilled LASIK surgeons in the country.

Responsibilities

- Collects and calculates diagnostic data: K readings, refraction, visual fields, PAM

(Potential Acuity Meter).

- Documents patient history, performs visual acuity and glaucoma tests.

- Prepares laser room and instruments for surgery.

- Enters data into laser and calibrates laser for each patient.

- Assists surgeon in laser correction procedure.

- Manages patient flow from pre-op through surgery to post-op phase.

- Provides post operative progress reports to the surgeon and/or optometrist.

- Monitors and maintains inventory of all medications and medical supplies.

- Monitors laser room and clinic equipment; maintains records regarding equipment service, testing and safety according to company policy and procedure.

- Washes and sterilizes equipment.

Qualifications

• Previous Ophthalmic experience required

• Must be able to manually refract.

• Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to interact with patients/physicians.

• Versatile skills to act independently and also in a highly effective cross trained team setting.

• Excellent accuracy skills and attention to detail.

• A.S. degree in a related area preferred

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