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Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist

Company: Matrix Providers
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

Matrix Providers - Caring for America's military family. Not just leading the way, but 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: $21.68 - $27/hr
  • 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.
    • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays
    • 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 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), or 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, depth
          perception, 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. Matrix Providers is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please see To learn more about our Benefits Packages, please see Matrix Providers endeavors to make accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please get in touch with our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-, TTY LINE, . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Keywords: Matrix Providers, Bethesda , Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist, Professions , Bethesda, Maryland

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