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Pre-Med or Pre-Optometry Pre- Health Students/Ophthalmic Technician

EyenamicsNY New York ,NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 to $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical
Job Description

 

OUTSTANDING JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR PRE-MEDICAL OR PRE-OPTOMETRY STUDENTS

EyenamicsNY : Multispecialty practice in Ophthalmology

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* IF YOU ARE A PRE-MEDICAL OR PRE-OPTOMETRY STUDENT PLANNING TO TAKE ONE TO TWO YEARS OFF (GAP YEARS) BEFORE GOING ON TO MEDICAL OR OPTOMETRY SCHOOL, THIS OPPORTUNITY MAY BE IDEAL FOR YOU

EyenamicsNY is a state of the art opthalmology practice located in Forest Hills. We are a busy practice whose mission is to provide neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma care to the New York City population. We are seeking to hire pre-medical and pre-optometry students for one to two year positions as ophthalmology technicians/ assistants. Qualified individuals will be fully trained on the job.

Our goal is to integrate qualified candidates into the daily flow of our primarily specialized ophthalmology practice. The roles in this position will include tasks of a ophthalmic assistant, scribe, patient care coordination and medical record management. In these roles, you can expect first hand clinical exposure to a vast array of ophthalmological conditions and begin to develop an understanding of their medical/surgical management. This direct patient contact will also help to develop appropriate skills for communication in patient education and involvement in the coordination of their care.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Medical Scribing
  • Taking patient history
  • Autorefraction
  • Lensometry
  • Visual acuity
  • Intraocular pressure
  • Automated visual fields
  • Slit lamp photography
  • Pachymetry
  • Fundus Photography
  • Retinal imaging (OCT)
  • Biometry

Upon completion of working in this capacity, the pre-medical student could expect to have developed a better sense of professionalism in medicine, improved skills in effective communication, a clear understanding of coordination of care and a great appreciation for the patient/physician relationship. From an educational standpoint you should expect to be charged with reading, projects, case discussions/presentations and periodic staff meetings. You will also have the benefit of direct mentorship from the board certified clinicians with whom you will work very closely each day. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for anyone embarking on a medical career.

EyenamicsNY

Address

110-45 Queens Blvd
New York, NY
USA

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