OPHTHALMIC TECH II

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
Under the general supervision of the clinical nurse manager, physician, and supervisor, the Ophthalmic Tech II will perform all of the tasks listed for Ophthalmic Tech I with the additional responsibilities listed below. Perform an array of measurements and ophthalmic testing as requested by the physician and medical staff.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Accurately and correctly measures autorefraction, corneal curvature and patient's axial length with the A-Scan unit.
  • Accurately and correctly measures patient's color vision and visual acuity using potential visual acuity meter or Retinometer.
  • Accurately and correctly measures patient's intraocular pressure using applanation tonometer and Tonopen.
  • Accurately and correctly performs and records visual acuity, both distance and near, used pinhole and appropriate.
  • Accurately and correctly performs diagnostic ultrasound, both A and B Scan modes
  • Accurately and correctly performs Electrophysiology testing.
  • Accurately and correctly performs visual field testing using Goldman and Humphrey testing procedures
  • Accurately and correctly uses corneal topography unit.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the indications, pathology and basic interpretations of test being performed.
  • Demonstrates skill assisting physicians during Argon and Yag laser procedures including entering data in lasers and calibrating lasers for each patient, and assisting the surgeon in laser correction.
  • Follows policy/procedure to instill eye drops and administer medication
  • Performs eye irrigations according to physician's order and written procedure.
  • May manage patient flow, monitor and maintain inventory of all medications and medical supplies, monitor laser room and clinic equipment and maintain documentation of equipment service, testing and safety.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent client relationship, exhibit exemplary interpersonal skills and
    exercise sound judgment and professionalism in business and personnel matters
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
  • Knowledge and use of eye drops and medications
  • Knowledge and use of ophthalmic eye instruments and equipment
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Knowledge of ophthalmic environment and laboratory controls, methods, procedures and regulations

Licenses and Certifications
  • BLS - Basic Life Support

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.