Ophthalmology Technician - Division of Ophthalmology - Children's Surgical Associates at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 9 days ago.





Job Description:

Location:LOC_BUERGER-Buerger Center Ambulatory Care

Req ID:97857

Shift: Days

Employment Status:Regular - Full Time


Job Summary


This role is responsible for assisting the clinical provider with patient care including patient work-ups, diagnostic testing procedures, and administrative tasks.


Job Responsibilities



  • Assists physicians with patient care by conducting interviews in an efficient and accurate manner; records chief complaints, documents ROS and medical and surgical history for each patient.

  • Performs diagnostic testing procedures including but not limited to: visual acuity, visual field testing (including confrontational fields), tonometry, refractions, dye disappearance tests, fundus photography and OCT.

  • Supports a safe patient care environment including, but not limited to, maintaining all equipment and cleaning used instruments or sending to SPD for sterilization on a daily basis.

  • Effectively manages patient flow and directs physicians to the next patient to ensure patients are seen in a timely manner.



Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Ophthalmic Certification by International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO) within one (1) year of employment:

Required Education and Experience


Required Education: High School Diploma / GED

Required Experience: One (1) year of experience as an ophthalmic technician


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic


Preferred Experience: Two (2) years of experience as an ophthalmic technician


Additional Technical Requirements



  • Intermediate proficiency in the performance of the ophthalmic technician work up

  • Intermediate proficiency in the operation of ophthalmology diagnostic testing equipment

  • Advanced knowledge of eye anatomy, physiology and pathology

  • Basic knowledge of pediatric ophthalmology

  • Basic knowledge of HIPAA regulations

  • Intermediate proficiency with electronic medical records (EPIC)

  • Intermediate proficiency with office software (Microsoft Office)

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Solid interpersonal skills

  • Solid organizational skills

  • Solid critical thinking / problem-solving skills

  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels


All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Denise Cundo, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

3401 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104