“Join a great team dedicated to providing the best in eye care to our wonderful patients!”
We are looking to train a Medical Assistant as an Ophthalmic Technician.
The role of the Technician is to provide technical support to the Optometrist. This includes patient work-up, pretesting, tonometry, and performing the appropriate professional services to patients. As the functional liaison between patient and doctor, the Technician is responsible for communicating all patient questions and concerns to the optometrist. Accurate procurement of patient history and follow-up is required.
Because our practice strives to deliver the best eye health care possible, a deep working knowledge of all pretesting equipment is required. The ability to effectively communicate to patients and the optometrist(s) is of utmost importance.
Demonstrates expert ability in communicating with patients the purpose of each test and its importance to their eye health
Operation and maintenance of all pretesting equipment including but not limited to:
Auto-refractor / keratometer
Automated visual field perimeter
Optical Coherence Tomography
Visual acuity test
Macular pigment optical density
Stocking and maintenance of all exam rooms
Tracks and orders supply inventory (contact lenses, alcohol pads, diagnostic supplies, etc.) as needed
Tracks and reports to leadership/management the capture rate of all specialized testing
Communication Skills The Technician must be able to effectively communicate with our patients around all our pre and special testing. Communicating in a manner by which the patient understands technical terminology in their layman language is essential.
Technical Abilities The Technician must be able to accurately measure and record all patient information. Attention to detail relative to all testing and results is imperative.
Pace of the Environment Must be able to work at a fast pace. Effectively handling multiple tasks and patients at one time, while focusing on the individual patient experience.
Consistency of Work The Technician position requires consistent repetition of several technical tasks. A displayed comfort level and accuracy of accomplishing tasks and testing of this nature is required.
Team Player As the patient liaison to the Optometrist, the Technician must exhibit the ability to work well within the team environment, supporting all aspects of the practice and delivering on the patient experience.
About Seabert Eye Care:
Seabert Eye Care was established in 2006 to put CARE back in eye care. Since that time, Seabert Eye Care has steadily grown and has recently moved into a new, state-of-the-art office, offering the best care and latest technology to ensure our patients see their best.