FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Fort Campbell, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Optometry Technician job in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. 

The Optometry Technician job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

Optometry Technician Job Overview:

  • Measures the distance and near visual acuities, glasses prescriptions, record, records contact lens parameters, conducts an automatic refraction and records results.
  • Conducts .various color vision tests, various depth perception test, monocular amplitude of accommodation test and confrontation field test and records results.
  • Conducts and records central and peripheral visual fields.
  • Takes anterior and posterior ocular photographs for patient records
  • Trains new contact lens patients on the insertion, removal, relocation and care of hard and soft contact lens.
  • Identifies ocular emergencies and refers to the attending Optometrist.
  • Identifies Ocular burns and begins irrigation immediately.
  • Prepares spectacle orders from the Optometrist's prescription
  • Adjusts and repairs military eyewear using optical tools and heating units.
  • Register patients for clinic visits, making patient appointments, recording telephone messages.
  • Assists medical clerk with patient check in and appointments as needed.
  • Files patient records, prescriptions and eyewear within the clinic.
  • Responsible for use and proper working condition of special equipment used by Optometrist.
  • Assist with ordering expendable and non-expendable supplies used in the Optometry clinic.
  • Assures adequate stocking of supplies in clinic exam/screening rooms.

 

Optometry Technician Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Optometry Technician course certified by the American Optometric Association
  • Knowledge of ocular anatomy, ophthalmic optics, refractive conditions, eye pathology and ocular emergencies; the ability to triage and handle ocular emergencies; the ability to operate numerous instruments to conduct diagnostics eye test; the ability and knowledge to correctly apply diagnostic ophthalmic pharmaceuticals to patients eye; the ability to operate optical hand equipment for adjustment and measurement of eye wear and contacts; a thorough ability to use computers for ordering eye wear an patient processing; the knowledge, skill and ability to adapt techniques and established procedures to particular assignments; ability to recognize commonly encountered test results or patient reactions that indicate a need for further evaluation.
  • BLS
  • Certified Paraoptometric Assistant (CPOA)
  • this requirement may be waived by the Department Chief on a case by case basis
  •  Minimum of 1 year experience in the last 2 years as an Op Tech

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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