Certified Ophthalmic Tech- Woodlands

 
Position: Certified Ophthalmic Tech- Woodlands

Job ID: 146619

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO OPHTHALMOLOGY CLINIC

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Certified Ophthalmic Tech – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll rovide ophthalmic technical support in the patient care area in a manner developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served (0 to 18 years) and adults as necessary.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs visual acuity, color vision testing, lensometry, exophthalmometry, Amsler grid, Schirmer test, pupil evaluation, anterior chamber depth assessment, stereo testing, ocular motility on extraocular muscle actions, strabismus, amblyopia, and assessment methods on children and adults
  • Performs basic instrument maintenance on ophthalmoscopes, retinoscopes, lensometers, perimeters, tangent screen, phoropter/trial frames, slit lamps, keratometers, muscle light, surgical instruments
  • Participates in Hospital quality improvement act ivies, offers written or verbal recommendations and participates in the development of team goals yearly
  • Attends continuing education workshops, seminars and in-services and fulfills all mandatory educational requirements as documented on the staff development roster
  • Performs other duties in accordance with written polices and procedures as assigned by management within the specified time with no more than one late occurrence per year
  • Assists physician in examining ROP infants in both the inpatient and outpatient setting
  • Assures documentation of patient appointment compliance and contact patients prior to appointment
  • Provides and/or arranges for and documents the training of department staff, to assure efficient department support staff operations and department-wide compliance with Hospital standards
  • Ensures the accurate management and documentation maintenance of department financial accountabilities, to ensure timely and accurate reports with timeframe established by Hospital
  • Provides input regarding hiring, firing and evaluations of employees


Qualifications:

HS. Diploma or GED

  • COA - Cert-Cert Ophthalmic Assistant OR COT - Cert-Cert Ophthalmic TECH
  • 2 years experience in an ophthalmology or optometry office
  • Knowledge of ophthalmic technology, equipment, supplies and ophthalmic terminology
  • Ability to obtain medical history and perform technical eye exams


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