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Are you looking for a long-term career in the medical field? Haik Humble Eye Center is looking for a full-time ophthalmic technician/assistant. The ophthalmic assistant will work under the ophthalmologist using state of the art ocular equipment to conduct specialized testing on patients to determine visual acuity, visual defects, and ocular problems. Training will include methodology to perform cycloplegic eye testing, intra-ocular pressure measurements, history and etiology, visual fields, corneal topography, eye scans, ultrasound, minor surgery, laser procedures, as well as ophthalmic terminology and charting. This job is highly skilled and involves daily one on one patient care and contact. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of professionals with a passion for excellence in patient care.
Direct patient contact will require the candidate to be able to administer eye medications and diagnostic drops upon training, able to instruct patients on pre-operative and post-operative care, as well as general patient related clerical duties. Knowledge of eye terminology, eye anatomy and physiology is required, but on the job training is provided. Certifications can be obtained in the field of ophthalmology to include COA, COT, and COMT. Competitive bonuses are paid upon obtaining these specialized certifications.
Candidates must have the ability to multi-task in a fast- paced environment within a very busy clinic. Candidates must demonstrate punctuality with a strong record of attendance.
Competitive benefits available to full-time employees.
Able to work with elderly patients and children
Knowledge of eye terminology or training in ophthalmology helpful
Experience in the field of ophthalmology/optometry preferred, but not required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Standing or walking for long periods of time
Upbeat and cheerful demeanor
Proficient in computer programs, such as Microsoft Office or a healthcare software system
Flexible schedule, including working some weekends
Ability to adjust personal schedule to the needs of the clinic
Ability to travel to other office locations- Monroe, West Monroe, Rayville