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

 

Optometry Technician job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

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)

Optometry Technician Job Overview:

  • Performs and manages visual screening tests and assists in patient treatment.
  • Processes eyewear prescriptions for military spectacles.
  • Performs and manages optometry clinic activities.
  • Manages and directs optometry service personnel, materiel, and equipment.
  • Supervises technical and administrative activities of optometry services. 
  • May perform duties in ophthalmology.
  • Supervises optometry services. Assists the health care provider in the examination and treatment of patients by performing visual tests or procedures.
  • Orders and dispenses military spectacles.
  • Fits patients with spectacles and instructs patients on contact lens procedures.
  • Assists aircrew members in aviator contact lens and night vision goggle program.
  • Assists flight personnel in the occupational vision program. Records patient case history, conducts visual screening tests such as visual acuity, cover test, papillary testing, color vision, depth percept ion, visual field charting, and tonometry for analysis and interpretation. Instills approved ophthalmic drugs.
  • Performs ophthalmic functions.  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. Takes ophthalmic photographs.
  • Performs periodic maintenance and calibration checks on clinic diagnostic equipment.
  • Coordinates activities of optometry services to ensure effective and efficient visual programs. Reviews reports and records for accuracy and compliance. 
  • Reports findings and service's activities. Establishes or recommends optometry standards, regulations, policies, or procedures to ensure quality patient care in a safe, efficient, and effective optometry environment.

 

Optometry Technician Job Qualifications:

  • Completion of high school (or GED) with courses in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, physics, biology, anatomy, and physiology is desirable.
  • Completion of a basic optometry course or equivalent Military Training and experience. 
  • Experience in caring for and treating optometry patients and in operating and maintaining ophthalmic equipment such as lensometers, vision screening instruments, visual field measuring instruments, tonometers, and fitting optical and ophthalmic devices. Also, experience performing or supervising ophthalmic functions such as caring for and treating patients, operating ophthalmic testing equipment, and fitting optical and ophthalmic devices.
  • 12 months of experience within the last 36 months

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award for 1/2019 start.

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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