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Jr. Ophthalmology Technician

Matrix Providers Bethesda, MD
  • expired: November 27, 2018

At Matrix Providers - You come first. Always. Your success is the focus of our entire business. We are hiring for a qualified civilian Jr. Ophthalmology Technician to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our veterans and their families at Department of Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program (WRESP), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH), Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Status: Full-Time Schedule: Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:00pm Excellent financial package designed to attract compassionate, top performers Comprehensive benefits package to include major medical, dental, vision, and 401k Malpractice provided with tail coverage The Jr. Ophthalmology Technician must have the following qualifications: Degree/Education: Greater than 3 years as a COA/COT/COMT, performing functions such as the following: visual acuity, color vision testing, automated visual fields, topography, application tonometry, slit lamp photography, and assisting in surgical procedures Certifications: Certification as a) a COA, b) a COT, c) a COMT as determined by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel, shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), Certificated through the American Heart Association/American Red Cross, certifications must be maintained and renewed Experience: Basic knowledge of ocular physiology, anatomy, pathology, optics, refraction and contact lens principles. A basic knowledge of ophthalmic procedures, instrumentation, and techniques as related to the field of eye care An expertise in refractive surgery to include familiarity and certification on the allegretto and/or VISX excimer laser systems, PRK and LASIK, patient selection, and care of refractive surgery patients Shall have the ability to function independently and manage a busy caseload of two or three patients simultaneously, demonstrate ability in the areas of interpersonal relations, problem solving, and conflict resolution You will love being part of the Matrix family of Providers whose focus since day one has been selflessly giving back to our hard-working and devoted military servicemen and women. Matrix Providers is a proud veteran-owned company and military family supporter who has been a staunch ally of our active-duty and veteran service providers for the past 8 years.