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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: George Washington Medical Faculty Associates
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryTo 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 terminologyPerform tonometry, visual acuity, pachymetry and lensometryTake patient medical and ocular historyPerform keratometry, color vision testing and stereo testingInformation of contact lens insertion and removal(teaching the patient)Apply eye drops and knowledge of ophthalmic medicationBasic knowledge of refraction and ability to measure glasses for patientBasic knowledge of ophthalmic instruments for minor proceduresPrepare minor procedure setup, consent patient for procedureAutorefraction and autokeratometryLearn how to administer and interpret an Amsler Grid testExpert knowledge of Refraction and RetinoscopyPerform Fundus photos, OCT, HRT, IV Florescein AngiogramKnowledge of IOL Master CalibrationPerform corneal topographyOperates, calibrates and maintains ophthalmic instruments and equipmentMake independent decisions based on different patient casesQualify for clinical study certificationAll technicians will be involved in learning and teaching in the department. QualificationsEducationHigh 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.ExperiencePrior experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is necessary.Equal Opportunity EmployerThe GW Medical Faculty Associates is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, Washington DC , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Washington, DC

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