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Location: Lexington, Kentucky
|Job Title||Ophthalmic Technician/UKHC|
|Working Title||Ophthalmic Technician Certified|
|Department Name||7H854:OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Click here for more information about equivalencies:||http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies|
|Required Related Experience||
Standing, walking for extended periods of time.
40hrs - Monday-Friday 8:00a - 5:00p
The Ophthalmic Technician position is front-line staff in the Department of Ophthalmology.
Will interact with patients, physicians and other staff. We expect the person in this position to treat all persons with respect and dignity in a courteous manner, anticipating and fulfilling others' needs while respecting their privacy. We expect our staff to provide and align their care of patients in support of our goal to be a preferred patient care provider.
The Ophthalmic Technician will perform patient intake, initiating documentation of the patient's chief complaints, medical history/review of systems, medication reconciliation, provide support for any in-clinic procedures, and provide patient education for surgeries, medications, testing and treatment.
This position will perform all standard preliminary vision testing and demonstrate proficiency in basic/specialized ophthalmic pretesting, demonstrating knowledge of subspecialties and what testing is needed for each patient. It is expected that this position will follow all safety procedures per protocol guidelines.
In addition, this position will be required to inventory, clean and stock rooms between patients and during down times to ensure all supplies, medication and equipment are readily available.
We are a fast-paced and growing ophthalmology enterprise and hire people who seek to grow their career in ophthalmology and who enjoy working in this type of environment.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities|
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Deadline to Apply||02/11/2018|
|University Community of Inclusion||
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.