Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Ophthalmic Tech-50490 in San Diego, California

Ophthalmic Tech-50490

Job ID 175 Date posted 04/16/2018 Schedule Full-Time Shift Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

In accordance with established departmental standards, guidelines and protocols, assists the medical staff in examining and caring for children with eye problems. Performs skilled eye examinations which include medical history, age appropriate visual acuity, lensometry, tonometry, orthoptics, and instillation of eye drops. Works with clinical staff to ensure efficient clinical flow and excellent clinical environments. Responsible for daily patient care and flow of clinic activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma, GED or foreign equivalent

  • 1 year of experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant or equivalent, working clinically in the back office setting

  • Ability to successfully obtain Ophthalmic Assistant Certification (JCAHPO) within 6 months of employment

  • Knowledge of PC functionality

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Displays consistent professionalism

  • Ability to multi-task

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate's Degree

  • Previous experience, certification or training in this or similar position strongly preferred