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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: Specialty Eye Institute
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:


Responsible for work up of patients including documentation of chief complaint; medical, ocular, family

and social histories; objectively performing various testing needed for the doctor to make assessment.


  • Completes forms including patient, family and social history. Document chief complaint.
  • Tests patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception.
  • Examines eye for abnormalities of cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers.
  • Examines eye for any exterior abnormalities.
  • Applies drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes.\Measures intraocular pressure of eyes (glaucoma test).
  • Tests for ocular motility.
  • Tests patient's field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and charts test results.
  • Measures axial length of eye.
  • Performs other tests and measurements as requested by Ophthalmologist including A-scans, B-scans, fundus photography, corneal topography, HRTII, visual field, and pachymetry.
  • Gives instructions to patients concerning eye care.
  • Assists in LASIK surgery
  • Prepares charts, filing, taking payment
  • Complete center follow-up requests for patient callbacks.
  • Must comply with all policies and procedures of the organization, including but not limited to standard operating procedures and employee handbook.
  • Performs various other duties as requested



    • High School diploma required

      • Must possess high level reasoning ability
      • CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: COA - proof of current certification, COT - proof of current certification, Non-certified - completion of home study course and preparation for COA certification within one year. Obtain COA after one year working under an Ophthalmologist. CPR certification preferred.

        • Normal medical office environment which includes exposure to patients with common illnesses.
        • Travel to other locations necessary at times.
        • Work may involve a high level of stress due to doctor/patient schedules on a given day.Physical Demands - Requires high-level visual and auditory acuity for timely response and patient care assessment activities. Requires the ability to move quickly in response to physician and patient needs, to stand for long periods, occasional overhead and low reaching and to exert force up to 50 lbs.

          • The work schedule varies Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day, with up to a one-hour lunch break.
          • We offer and help pay for Medical, Dental, and Short-Term Disability Insurances.
          • We have an awesome Employee and Family Member Benefits!
          • We offer 401(k) with Company Match.
          • We provide Paid Time Off and Holiday Paid
          • We are paid bi-weekly.
          • We have fun company events!
          • We promote a dynamic culture that emphasizes trust, honesty, respect, and integrity, with a commitment to nurture and maximize the talent of each and every employee. Additional Information In accordance with HIPAA, this position must maintain the confidentiality of the customer in all circumstances as well as company confidentiality. Ensures the confidentiality of data collected and stored is maintained. This description is intended to provide basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. The Practice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Practice complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities

Keywords: Specialty Eye Institute, Battle Creek , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Battle Creek, Michigan

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