Ophthalmology Assistant Certified

Location Riverton, UT (84065)
Salary $20.42 - $31
Job Type Full Time
Posted 64 days ago
Company Intermountain Healthcare
Job Description
: Performs preliminary examinations and evaluations of patients with ocular complaints, disease, or disorders by initiating and executing technical tests utilized exclusively in ophthalmology. Provides information to and consults with ophthalmologists.

Come join a great team and start on a new career path as an Eye (ophthalmology) Tech. We offer on the job training as you work toward National certification. We also cover the cost for the certification exam and annual renewals Location: Southridge Clinic at Riverton Hospital - Riverton Utah Shift Details: Full-time 40 hours per week Entry Rate: $20.

42 + depending on experience Benefits Eligible: Yes (Health, Vision, Dental Insurance, 401(K), education + many more) Why Join Our Team at Intermountain Healthcare? Total Rewards (Caregivers are Benefit Eligible at 20+ budgeted hours per week). Incredible Medical and Dental Insurance. Up to 25+ days of PTO every year. Investment 401K Match.

Tons of growth and promotional opportunities within the Hospitals/clinics and throughout the organization. Education Assistance - Tuition Reimbursement, PEAK -Online Learning- Tuition paid by Intermountain directly to the academic institutions. Job Satisfaction -Feel part of the community as you help serve the community by helping people live the healthiest lives possible Job Essentials Rooming patients and taking patient histories, HPI >=4 components Perform eye tests under Ophthalmology Quality Standards of Care including vision screenings, manual refractions, and various diagnostic tests, etc.

Facilitating the workflow of patients when assigned various clinical/technician role(s). This requires an ability to anticipate the flow of patient traffic and help the other technicians do various patient diagnostic testing) Facilitates prior authorizations Must be able to perform highly accurate manual refractions within a timely manner Must be proficient in glaucoma testing, visual fields, fundus photos, refracting and topography Ideal candidate will have experience in cataract surgery counseling for patients considering cataract surgery Must be accurate and detail-oriented while being able to keep ahead of the patient flow and still demonstrate flexibility and the ability to multi-task Functions as the patient advocate by teaching, directing patients, and clarifying ophthalmologist instructions per department protocol. EMR experience is required, must possess a level of computer literacy that ensures accuracy and timeliness when working with patients Must possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills Must be able to work well with coworkers and patients Practices and is aware of all safety precautions as outlined by OSHA and the CDC.

Maintains supplies and equipment for department function including inventory control. Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives (ie CQI, TQM, Lean, 100% participation, etc.). Minimum Qualifications Current Certified Ophthalmic Assistant License.

and - Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers or- Minimum one year of experience as an ophthalmic technician, ophthalmic assistant, or optometric technician with Certified Ophthalmic Assistant License obtained within one year and- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers. Physical Requirements: Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking Location: Southridge Clinic at Riverton Work City: Riverton Work State: Utah Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. $20.42 - $31.

52 We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits package and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion