FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Fairfield, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist job in Fairfield, California. 

The Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist 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

 

Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist Job Overview:

  • Prepares patients and performs as special surgical assistant in all types of ophthalmic surgery. 
  • Administers ophthalmic drops and ointments, applies ocular dressings, performs suture removal, and obtains eye cultures. 
  • Performs general ophthalmic procedures in preparing preoperative and postoperative patients. 
  • Prepares injectable ophthalmic anesthetics and antibiotics. 
  • Assist surgeons in performing surgical and laser procedures in the clinic and operating room as required. 
  • Assist provider in the examination and treatment of ophthalmology patients. This assistance includes, but is not limited to, the following: 
  • Examine records and forms, and prepare patients for current exam and treatment. 
  • Prepare appropriate equipment and instruments for surgery and follow-up care. 
  • Assist ophthalmologist by performing technical tests and records results for procedures for the ophthalmologist's analysis and interpretation. 
  • Assist in refractive/diagnostic procedures to include auto-refractometry, corneal topography, pachymetry, keratometry, ocular photography, and visual fields and pupillary reflex testing and other duties as assigned. 
  • Apply ocular dressings. 
  • Conducts vision screening tests to include, but not limited to, the following: 
  • Visual acuity, color vision, tonometry, visual fields, pupil exams, and other technical tests required by the ophthalmologist. 
  • Record data of above tests and determines need for further evaluation. 
  • Prepare, clean, sterilize, and maintain proper stock of all surgical equipment, instrumentation, and medications. 
  • Prepare procedure room. 
  • Assist the ophthalmologist with clinical procedures 
  • Prepare patients for and performs general preparation of pre-operative patients. Provide post-operative instructions as directed by the physician. 
  • Assist provider in contact lens insertion/removal, and patient instruction. Instruct patients in correct care, hygiene post-procedurally. 
  • Order and maintain ophthalmologic medications, supplies and equipment for use by the physician. Perform routine checks of medications and sterile instrument packs for expiration dates. 
  • Maintain and perform required periodic calibration checks on surgical instruments and equipment. Perform user maintenance checks on specialized clinic and surgical equipment. Perform calibration checks on clinical diagnostic equipment and documents such calibration according to specification listed on equipment. 
  • Provide comprehensive computerized patient appointment scheduling, patient administrative and clerical tasks experience. 

Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist Job Qualifications:

 

  • Completion of an ophthalmology technician course, optometric technician course
  • At least one year of experience in ophthalmology, or at least two years of experience in ophthalmology to include assisting in surgery. 
  • BLS
  • Certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)

or

  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)

or

  • Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology

or

  • a completed a formal ophthalmic training program of the United Stated Armed Forces. 

  • Must have knowledge of ocular anatomy; ophthalmic medications; visual physiology, optics; use and maintenance of ophthalmic instruments and testing equipment; ophthalmic and medical regulations; medical terminology; optometric technology; asepsis; ocular referrals and emergency medical treatment; patient transportation; medical ethics; medical administration; surgical instruments and equipment; ophthalmic injectable medications; anesthetic solutions; and, ocular disorders. 

 

 

 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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