Ophthalmic Technician - Ophthalmology

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Shift: Day
Hours: 8

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible to perform a variety of eye care duties to assist physicians in the examination and treatment of eye disorders, using knowledge of advanced ophthalmic techniques and procedures. Duties include preparing examination and treatment rooms, reviewing the appointment schedule, performing basic and routine vision screening examinations, administering eye medications, cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments, and assisting physicians during minor surgical procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED required

Basic Life Support Certification required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date

Applicants must have one or more of the following qualifications:

(a) Minimum of one year experience in an eye practice.

(b) Minimum of one year experience as a Medical Assistant.

(c) Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates degree preferred JCAHPO Certification preferred



If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained