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Ophthalmic Technician II

Company: GWU Medical Faculty Associates
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary

To perform the ophthalmic measurement tests. Assist physicians in diagnostic, therapeutic and corrective procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. - Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications of Intern Technician (as state above)

Perform Humphrey visual field(HVF) and Goldmann visual fields(GVF)

Knowledge of ophthalmic terminology

Perform tonometry, visual acuity, pachymetry and lensometry

Take patient medical and ocular history

Perform keratometry, color vision testing and stereo testing

Information of contact lens insertion and removal(teaching the patient)

Apply eye drops and knowledge of ophthalmic medication

Basic knowledge of refraction and ability to measure glasses for patient

Basic knowledge of ophthalmic instruments for minor procedures

Prepare minor procedure setup, consent patient for procedure

Autorefraction and autokeratometry

Learn how to administer and interpret an Amsler Grid test

Expert knowledge of Refraction and Retinoscopy

Perform Fundus photos, OCT, HRT, IV Florescein Angiogram

Knowledge of IOL Master Calibration

Perform corneal topography

Operates, calibrates and maintains ophthalmic instruments and equipment

Make independent decisions based on different patient cases

Qualify for clinical study certification

All technicians will be involved in learning and teaching in the department.



High school diploma or an equivalent combination of training and experience is necessary.
Preferred COA (Certified Ophthalmic Assistant), required to obtain -within one year of hire.


Prior experience as an ophthalmic tech is necessary.

Keywords: GWU Medical Faculty Associates, Washington DC , Ophthalmic Technician II, Professions , Washington, DC

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