The University of Texas Medical Branch Non-Cert Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology Clinic - Galveston/Friendswood/League City/Texas City in Galveston, Texas
Min Qualifications High school or equivalent On the job training CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the direct supervision of the ophthalmic technical supervisor and through collaborative teamwork, provides assistance in the diagnosis and care of ophthalmic patients. Salary Range
The salary range for this position is $31,680/yr - $39,600*/yr commensurate with experience.
*Not range maximum.
The pay band code for this position is PC12.
Specific Job Related Duties
*MAJOR DUTIES / CRITICAL TASKS: *
Demonstrates competence, caring and compassion when performing technical and supportive patient care skills, incorporating the patient’s plan of care and following approved policy and procedure patients/families
Accurately documents and communicates interventions and measurements.
Initiates patient work-ups in the ophthalmology clinics in a timely manner
Performs keratometry, photokeratometry and corneal topography
Will assist with minor OR and laser procedures. This includes instrument set-up, a working knowledge of sterile technique, instrument cleaning and sterilization
Exercise proficiency in minor equipment maintenance
Log and organize equipment repairs for contracted maintenance
Performs visometry and BAT (Brightness Acuity Test)
Assists in the maintenance of equipment, supplies and the environment.
Respects and supports patient rights
Practices positive customer and peer relations.
Participates in and supports continuous quality improvement activities and the clinic/departmental level.
Demonstrates acceptable productivity and practices cost containment.
Functions as an interdependent and supportive team member by fostering constructive relationships with coworkers, managers and others
Accepts responsibility for own growth/development
Adheres to internal controls established by department
Preferred Work Experience
Our Ideal Candidate –
- Has a minimum of 1 year working in ophthalmology clinic and is able to demonstrate acquired skills in vision accuity, IOP, medical terminology, some knowledge of diagnostics
- Is a team player who excels in a fast-paced work environment
- Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills
- Flexible about Clinic Assignments – You will be assigned a primary clinic but may have to provide coverage at other clinics as necessary.
NOTE: Our other clinic are locations are in Friendswood, League City, Galveston and Texas City
prefer minimum of 1 year working in ophthalmology clinic able to demonstrate acquired skills in vision accuity, IOP, medical terminology, some knowledge of diagnostics
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Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Regular
Job Title: Non-Cert Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology Clinic - Galveston/Friendswood/League City/Texas City
Job ID: 60133
Business Unit: CACLN