• Ophthalmic Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-Albany
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/5/2018 11:54 AM)
    ID
    2018-3088
    # of Openings
    1
    Company
    LVI 85 Albany
    Category
    Healthcare
  • Overview

    Are you a skilled Ophthalmic Technician who has a desire to work for a growing optical company?  Do you enjoy working with people, have a passion for what you do and want to make a difference?  

     

    LVI is looking for skilled Ophthalmic Technicians.  This is an exciting opportunity to join the World’s largest LASIK provider and be a part of an amazing team! 

     

    Vision Group Holdings, with 138 Centers located in 42 States as well as Canada, is the world's largest provider of laser vision correction surgery operating under two major brands, The LASIK Vision Institute and TLC Laser Eye Centers.

    The LASIK Vision Institute is the country’s leading provider of LASIK laser vision correction. Built upon a commitment to provide better vision for a better value, LVI delivers enhanced vision and a superior, personalized patient experience at a highly accessible price point. At the LASIK Vision Institute®, our experienced independent LASIK eye surgeons have conducted over 1,000,000 procedures nationwide.

    TLC Laser Eye Centers is a longstanding leader in LASIK technology. Our exceptionally experienced surgeons, with the help of North America’s largest network of affiliated optometrists, aim to safely take away the limitations and inconvenience of glasses and contact lenses. More than 7,000 doctors have chosen TLC for their own laser vision correction procedures– the ultimate endorsement.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with patients on pre-operative and post-operative procedures.
    • Calculate diagnostic data: K readings, refraction, visual fields, PAM (Potential Acuity Meter).
    • Document patient history, perform visual acuity and glaucoma tests.
    • Prepares laser room and instruments for surgery.
    • Enter data into laser and calibrate laser for each patient.
    • Assist surgeon in OR during surgery.
    • Manage patient flow from pre-op through surgery to post-op phase.
    • Provide post-op progress reports to the surgeon and/or optometrist.
    • Monitor and maintain inventory of all medications and medical supplies.
    • Monitor laser room and clinic equipment; maintain records regarding equipment service, testing and safety according to company policy and procedure.
    • Wash and sterilize equipment.

     

     

    Qualifications:

    • Previous Ophthalmic/Optometric 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.

     

    Vision Group Holdings offers a competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, short term and long-term disability, life insurance and a 401k retirement plan.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

     

     

     

     

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