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Ophthalmic Technician II
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the supervision of our full time faculty and the division's practice manager, provide ophthalmic clinical, surgical technician, and clerical support for the Division of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery. Technical duties include: decontamination and/or processing of equipment and instrumentation. Work-up all new patients including taking medical history, checking visual acuity, taking photographs, and color vision tests when required. Maintain stock of drops and equipment for six patient lanes and one procedure room. Work as surgical assistant or circulating scrub technician during procedures. Provide Aesthetic consultations for patients. Adhere to OSHA standards. Clerical duties include: Practice CICARE and facilitate clinic flow. Schedule multiple variations of functional and cosmetic appointments including visual fields, laboratory tests, and CT/MR scans. Establish new patient electronic charts and maintain existing electronic charts. Obtain authorizations for procedures, outside tests and return office visits. Collect patient payments. Perform additional projects as delegated by Clinical Manager, Practice Manager, or Division Chief.

Job Qualifications
Must be able to demonstrate current knowledge of basic eye anatomy, basic eye disease categories, medical terminology for the care of the eye, and sterile technique. Must be able to accurately and efficiently perform visual assessments and take visual histories. Able to work rapidly and accurately with attention to detail. Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record. The ability to type 25 wpm and experience with computer data entry is mandatory. Must be able to provide a comfortable caring atmosphere for patients.Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions. Ability to communicate well with patients, staff and doctors. Good organizational skills, and ability to follow up on tasks and see them through to completion Preferred: JCAHPO certified as a COA or COT CPR certification or higher

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.