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Ophthalmic Technician/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Ophthalmic Technician/UKHC
Requisition Number RE33068
Working Title Ophthalmic Technician – Shriners
Department Name MG100: Physician Based Clinics
Work Location Georgetown, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $17.50-27.31/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
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 careeer in ophthalmology and who enjoy working in this type of environment.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Electronic health record, patient testing (visual fields, visual acuity, OCT, topography, IOL calculation, tonometry, B-scan), and patient care.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
2+ years Ophthalmic experience preferred. COA required.
Deadline to Apply 06/28/2022
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.

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Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

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