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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: Icon Eyecare
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY
EVP Eyecare is a privately held, portfolio company of The Cortec Group. Based in Denver, Colorado, EVP owns and operates a super-regional network of eyecare practices and surgical centers that conduct business under premier brands in Colorado, Texas and Arizona. We believe that delivering on an outstanding patient experience starts with building an outstanding employee experience.
Ou r mission is to improve peoples lives through better vision and outstanding patient experiences.
The role of the Ophthalmic Technician is to work collaboratively with the clinic physicians to perform basic, advanced and complex manual and automated medical tests to allow for proper medical diagnosis. This position requires excellent computer skills and to communicate efficiently with patients, physicians and other staff members. Must be flexible in work assignments and schedule, demonstrate commitment to ongoing training and uphold to the highest ethical principles of maintaining confidentiality.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions of the Ophthalmic Technician include, but are not limited to the following:
Visual acuity measurement
Refractometry
Manual Tonometry
Manual Keratometry
Lensometry manual/auto
A-scan manual/auto
IOL Measurements
Measure pupil size and reactivity
Test and measure eye muscle function
Potential acuity measurement
Brightness acuity test
Visual Field testing
Corneal topography
Retinal thickness and tomography
Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement
Ability to Scribe by documenting the patients medical record and inputting any recommended treatment and/or procedures that may be performed by the physician
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
Five years of Ophthalmic Technician experience in an ophthalmology setting
Ophthalmic Technician certification preferred COA or COT
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Proficient in EMR and computer literacy
Create and provide a positive, accountable and inspired work environment
Well organized and attentive to detail
BENEFITS
Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision Discounts, 401(k) with company match, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long-Term Disability options, Employee Assistance Program, generous time off plans and company paid holidays.
EVP EyeCare and its family of brands (including Dallas Eye Care Associates, PLLC, The Eye Academy of America, LTD, Swagel Wootten Eye Center LTDW, SWH Optometry PC, and Total Vision Eye Care Group LLP) is subject to, and intends to comply with, various federal, state, and local vaccination requirements and mandates. This position is subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement and, if hired, you will be required to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have valid religious and/or medical reasons to not be vaccinated.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
NOTE
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.
EVP EyeCare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Icon Eyecare, Grand Junction , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Grand Junction, Colorado

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