Ophthalmic Technician - 5 Cuba Hill Rd Greenlawn, NY
Company: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Strength Through Diversity Ground breaking science. Advancing
medicine. Healing made personal. REQ #2678714 Job Title:Ophthalmic
Technician - 5 Cuba Hill Rd Greenlawn, NY Under general supervision
of ophthalmologist, performs as visual field technician during
examination/treatment. Provides steady patient flow through clinic
area. May perform other basic or specialized technical vision
measurements as requested. Completes all relevant medical
documentation as required. May assist ophthalmologist with research
protocols. Job requires providing technical assistance during
delivery of patient care. Roles & Responsibilities:
- Assists attending ophthalmologists in patient examination by
performing routine and specialized visual testing in order to
ensure expeditious treatment of vision disorders. Technical
measurement techniques may potentially include, but are not limited
to, manifest and cycloplegic refraction, glare testing,
keratometry, fundus photography, applanation and tonometry.
- Provides assistance ensuring smooth and efficient patient flow
throughout initial inquiry, screening and enrollment phases of
visit. Under physician supervision, may assist area with pickup or
dispensing of relevant medications.
- Completes all appropriate medical documentation relevant to
patient testing. Establishes and maintains patient records.
Collects and compiles all patient data as required by area,
institutional or regulatory protocols.
- Performs troubleshooting and maintenance of testing equipment
in accordance with manufacturer or other guidelines. Maintains area
supplies for ophthalmic testing and for practice operations.
- May perform various duties, such as answering telephones and
scheduling appointments, as requested by Office Manager.
- Assists physician in performing minor surgery.
- Train patients in insertion, removal, and care of contact
- Performs other related duties as assigned. Requirements:
- Job requires minimum level of knowledge ordinarily acquired
through completion of a training program at a recognized ophthalmic
medical assistant training facility in order to learn visual field
and other ophthalmic testing techniques.
- Prior work experience of six months is desired in order to gain
familiarity on-the-job with administration of ophthalmic testing of
patients. New ophthalmic assistants require perio of 30 days in
order to orient themselves to techniques and work area.
- Good analytical skills necessary for handling ophthalmology
patients during the provision of patient services. Must be able to
appropriately assess the correct action to take during the
administration of testing services.
- Good interpersonal manner important during patient testing and
care in order to ensure harmonious provision of ophthalmological
- Work requires manual dexterity for use and maintenance of
visual field and other testing equipment. Light lifting of
ophthalmology equipment may be required. Some basic physical
strength may be required for positioning of patients and equipment.
- Incumbents work under clinical conditions which may involve
minimal exposure to biohazardous substances and materials. Strength
Through Diversity The Mount Sinai Health System believes that
diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to
delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the
city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle.
When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled
record of achievement, education and advancement as we
revolutionize medicine together. We work hard to acquire and retain
the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work
environment where you can develop professionally. We share the
belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise,
can make an impact on quality patient care. Explore more about this
opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our
story! Who We Are Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the
Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care
with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through
unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse
communities we serve. Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai
Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of
Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses,
including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai
West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. The Mount Sinai
Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with
applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate,
exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color,
national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. EOE
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