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Staff - Ophthalmic Technician - $20+ per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Ophthalmic Technician for a job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Ophthalmic Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Permanent**** Sign On Bonus Eligible Up To $2500 ****The University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for an Ophthalmic Technician/Scribe with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute located in Miami, Florida.The Ophthalmic Technician I is able to effectively perform appropriate clinical testing and understands the theory, principles and practice of eye care. The duties will include proper documentation/completion in the EMR system, in compliance with department standards.CORE JOB FUNCTIONS Prepares exam rooms for daily clinical activities.Monitors and maintains the appropriate levels of minor equipment, dry goods, and pharmaceuticals in clinic.Tests patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception.Examines eye for abnormalities.Applies drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes.Measures intraocular pressure of eyes.Tests patient's field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and charts test results on graph paper.Measures axial length of eye using ultrasound equipment.Performs other related tests and measurements.Administers placement of hard and soft contact lenses.Documents patients' histories and gives instructions to patients concerning eye care.Performs technical workups and special testing.Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.CORE QUALIFICATIONS Education:High School diploma or equivalentCertification and Licensing:COA/OSC certification preferredExperience:Minimum 2 years of relevant experienceKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes:Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.Commitment to the University's core values.Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office).Department Specific FunctionsThe incumbent to perform the following:Tear break-up time (TBUT)Schirmer testingFluoreseein and rose bengal stein patternApplanation tonometry: GoldmannTonopenICareInsertion and removal of hard and soft contact lensesAdministration of diagnostic pharmaceutical agents Humphrey Visual Field testing Color vision screeningInventory management e.g. supply orderingOrganizing rooms for daily clinical activitiesPerformance of blood pressure check whenever neededThe University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.University of Miami Job ID #R100067353.About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: University of Miami, Miami , Staff - Ophthalmic Technician - $20+ per hour, Professions , Miami, Florida

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