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Ophthalmic Technician/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Ophthalmic Technician/UKHC
Requisition Number RE24720
Working Title
Department Name 7H854:OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $15.26-23.98/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

COA

Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs., standing for long periods of time.

Shift

First shift, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Job Summary

The Ophthalmic Technician positions are front-line staff in the Department of Ophthalmology, interacting with patients, physicians and other staff. We expect the person in this position to treat all persons with respect and dignity in a courteous manner, anticipating and fulfilling others’ needs while respecting their privacy. We expect our staff to provide and align their care of patients in support of our goal to be a preferred patient care provider.

The Ophthalmic Technician will perform patient intake, initiating documentation of the patient’s chief complains, medical history/review of systems, medication reconciliation, provide support for any in-clinic procedures, and provide patient education for surgeries, medications, testing and treatment. This position will perform all standard preliminary vision testing and demonstrate proficiency in basic/specialized ophthalmic pretesting, demonstrating knowledge of subspecialties and what testing is needed for each patient. It is expected that this position will follow all safety procedures per protocol guidelines.

In addition, this position will be required to inventory, clean and stock rooms between patients and during downtimes to ensure all supplies, medication and equipment are readily available. We are a fast-paced and growing ophthalmology enterprise and hire people who seek to grow their career in ophthalmology and who enjoy working in this type of environment.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Electronic medical record and ophthalmology diagnostics.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

High School diploma plus two or more years Ophthalmic experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 10/20/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2020-10-14 Expires: 2020-11-13

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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