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Health Care & Medicine
Ophthalmic Technician I
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Provide patient care, technical support, and administrative duties for an ophthalmology group practice. Obtain medical histories from patients with standard and rare medical disorders. Patient care duties include recording patient ocular history, obtaining visual acuity, autorefractometry, lensometry, tonometry, pupillary defect evaluation, confrontational field testing, OCTs, OCTAs, Visual Fields, administration of eye drops for pupil dilation with topical anesthesia, and assisting with minor procedures. Ordering supplies and medications for clinical use. Assistance with administrative duties including; clinic preparation, appointment scheduling, answering phones, faxing of RX refill authorizations.

Job Qualifications
Knowledge of ophthalmic medical terminology anatomy, physiology as well as disease of the eye and systemic disease that affect the eye. Skill in acquiring accurate medical history, measuring and recording visual acuity, and tonometry. Ability to learn state of the art diagnostic equipment. Knowledge of ophthalmic medications and the proper instillation of these into the eye. Knowledge of ophthalmic equipment and instrument sterilization techniques. Ability to organize and prioritize duties to maximize efficiency. Ability to work under pressure over a busy workload. Have interpersonal skills to maintain comfortable and cooperative working relationships with physicians, patients and co-workers. Ability to work as a team member in a busy practice. Ability to use ophthalmic equipment such as tonopen, slit lamp, VA monitor, auto-refractor, chair and applination tonometer. Ability to work with Microsoft Word and Excel software. Must be able to work with regular, planned hours and days of the week based on the clinical needs of the service. Pleasant, caring and compassionate personality. Responsible, with ability to work in a detailed oriented manner.

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.