OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN (CERTIFIED) - PART TIME with BENEFITS - 22.5 HOURS PER WEEK

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include assisting Eye Center physicians and other technical support personnel to perform complex diagnostic tests necessary for evaluation of patient eye problems.  Will perform complex preliminary screening examinations for physician review including, but not limited to, central and peripheral visual field tests, ocular motility tests, color vision tests, pharmacological pupil tests, tonometry, tonography, and tensilon tonography tests to determine intraocular pressure and pupil testing for size, equality, and reaction prior to dilation.  Directs the flow of patients examined by an Eye Center physician, obtains medical and personal data for patient charts, screens patients for conditions excluding ocular examintation, and arranges for laboratory and other tests as requested by the physician.  Must be able to explain diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment to patients and family.  Calibrates and maintains all instruments used including, but not limited to, biomicroscopes, lensometer, keratometer, tangent screen, slit lamp, and tonometers.  Cleans and stocks consultation rooms and microbiology laboratory with drugs and other supplies.  Sterilizes and sets up instruments for ophthalmic surgical procedures.  Assists with minor office surgery, laser treatments, and operating room surgery as required.  May provide training to lower level staff.  Performs other duties as assigned.  High school diploma or GED required.  Must have Ophthalmic Technician Certification.  Basic computer skills required.  Minimum two years as a Medical Office Assistant or equivalent required.  Must have good communication skills with patients and staff.

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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. 

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