Ophthalmic Technician

Location: WK Bossier
Department: Clinic - Zaffater Eye Center
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Date Posted: 2/22/2024
Description: Willis-Knighton is seeking an Ophthalmology Tech to join our team on the WKB campus.  The tech will coordinate and provide care to patients in the physician’s office under the direction and supervision of the clinic physician. They will assist as a surgery coordinator and coordinate/ schedule eye surgeries. They will participate in patient/ family teaching, work cooperatively with other health care members and maintain standards for professional growth and development.  The job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:  responsible for the operation of all equipment; responsible for performing accurate vision screenings; test patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception;  test patients field of vision, including central and peripheral vision for defects; examine eye using slit lamp, for abnormalities of cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers; and provide information to the patient/family regarding their disease process, diagnostic procedures, and/or surgery. To be considered for this position, the candidate must be a graduate of an accredited high school, must be working toward an Ophthalmology technician certification, and previous ophthalmology experience or some experience in a related field is preferred.  The candidate selected to fill this position will be required to attend a hospital wide and a department focused orientation upon hire.  Submit your application here to apply for this position.

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