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Ophthalmic Technician job

Company: Matrix Providers, Inc.
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

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Matrix Providers - Caring for America's military family. Not just leading the way, leading the industry. Your success is our business. Matrix Providers is hiring an Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist to join our team of talented professionals who provide healthcare services to our Military Service Members and their families in Bethesda, MD.

  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Compensation: This is an hourly position.
  • Schedule: Shifts shall be 8.5 hours in length with 30 minutes for lunch, not to exceed 40 per week. Shift hours are typically 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage. Click here to learn about our benefits packages.
    • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays (Outlined in Handbook)
    • 401(k) Plan Requirements: The Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist must have and meet the following:
      • Degree/Education: Certificate; Complete an ophthalmology technician or an optometric technician course
      • Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support (BLS): Must maintain JCAHPO Certification and BLS Certification
      • Experience: One year of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist after graduation.
      • Board Certification: Possess and maintain current certification as a Certified OphthalmicAssistant (COA) Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology or a completed formal ophthalmic training program in the United States Armed Forces Job Summary:
        • Provide a wide variety of duties to assist the optometrist/ophthalmologist as appropriate to the level of certification (i.e., COA, COT, or COMT).
        • Obtain patient histories, perform prescription verification, and maintain patient records.
        • Assist in testing patient vision. Test far and near acuity, peripheral vision, depthperception, and color perception.
        • Examine the eye, using a slit lamp, for abnormalities of the cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers.
        • Apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes.
        • Measure intraocular pressure of eyes (glaucoma test).
        • Test field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and chart test results on graph paper.
        • Measure the axial length of the eye, using ultrasound equipment.
        • Instruct patients concerning eye care and contact lens handling.

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