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Sanford Health Ophthalmic Technician - Ophthalmology in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Ophthalmic Technician | Ophthalmology | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : ENT Clinic - Nursing Ambulatory Adn - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

Perform preliminary screening examinations and tests to facilitate diagnosis and treatment by the provider. Posses and perform skills in ophthalmic testing as part of medical/surgical evaluation by physician. Support of clinic based, injection and minor surgical ophthalmic procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist physicians in performing ophthalmic procedures, including surgery. Measure and record lens power, using lensometers. Fit eyeglasses, contact lenses, or other vision aids. Conduct tonometry or tonography tests to measure intraocular pressure. Take and document patients' medical histories. Maintain ophthalmic instruments or equipment. Conduct visual field tests to measure field of vision. Measure visual acuity, including near, distance, pinhole, or dynamic visual acuity, using appropriate tests.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

We are looking for an individual with excellent customer service skills. Certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant is preferred, but NOT required. Prefer individual with Eye Services experience, but NOT required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a graduate of an accredited ophthalmic technician program or equivalent experience and be a Certified Ophthalmic Technician. Extensive knowledge in ophthalmic pharmacology, refractometry, and general patient care required. Must demonstrate the ability to perform advanced ophthalmic testing and procedures at a skilled level in accordance with COT certification. Basic Life Support Certification required.

Must maintain necessary JCAHPO requirements for Certified Ophthalmic Technician re-certification.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

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We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

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We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD10729

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