FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time

 

Ophthalmology Lead Laser Technician job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

The Ophthalmology Lead Laser 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)

Ophthalmology Lead Laser Technician Job Overview:

  • Screens and checks in patients and escorts patients to treatment areas. 
  • Shall assist with all aspects of patient care, to include performing initial medical screening of patients including history, distance and near visual acuity with and without correction or pinhole, pupillary light reflex, and applanation tonometry and manifest refraction.
  • Accurately prepares room & patient for examinations, therapeutic measures and procedures assuring all needed equipment and supplies are available prior to the start of the exam.
  • Takes, monitors and records physiological measurements.
  • Performs medical treatment, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures per extender treatment protocols.
  • Prepares and administers medications independently if employee has a nursing degree but if not, under the supervision of a health care provider or a registered nurse.
  • Chaperones patients, when necessary, by escorting them to various offices or clinics located within the 10th Medical Group.
  • Operates medical, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment which would include the calibration and maintenance of Zeiss topography machine, orbscan machine, pentacam machine, wavescan machine, and Visante.
  • Has knowledge of the contents of patient medical records and maintains or assists with appropriate and accurate health record storage and retrieval systems. Must be able to prepare surgical charts to include all clinical data for the surgeon.
  • Prepares and submits administrative date, when required.
  • Provides patient/parent education as requested including formal briefings to patients regarding the safety, risks and protocol of Intralase Laser in situ keratomileusis, photorefractive keratectomy and Laser-assisted sub epithelial keratectomy.
  • Performs ophthalmic studies including autorefraction, keratometry, tonometry, visual field tests, pachymetry, ophthalmic photography, and be able to establish a sterile field and assist with minor surgical  procedures. Will be responsible for set up of sterile field in operating room for refractive surgery and wet labs and training.

 

Ophthalmology Lead Laser Technician Job Qualifications:

  • High school degree or GED equivalent, but college degree preferred. 
  • Certified ophthalmic assistant with a nursing degree is preferred (nursing degree not required).  
  • CPR  
  • Certification of an ophthalmic assistant from Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel accredited program in Ophthalmology is preferred.  Shall be certified using Amadeus and Hansotome microkeratomes, 3.67 wavescan machine, VISX laser, Intralase laser.
  • 3 years' experience, in the last 4 years, as a ophthalmologic laser technician with preferably several thousand procedures proctored as lead laser technician.
  • Have the ability to use and maintain an autorefractor, phoropter, auto and manual keratometer, tonopen, Humphrey and Goldman visual field machine, corneal topographer, A-scan machine, pachymeter, specular microscope, ophthalmic photography equipment, slit lamp, potential acuity meter, brightness acuity test, color vision plates, stereo vision test, and personnel computers. Ocular coherence tomography, pentacam.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology to interpret departmental instructions/guidelines and to provide instructions. 
  • 30 to 40 WPM
  • Able to read, understand, speak, and write English well enough to communicate effectively
  • United States citizen

 

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award for 1/2019 start.

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Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


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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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