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Ophthalmic Technician 1 - Philadelphia

Company: Spectrum Vision Partners
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIANWHO WE'RE LOOKING FORSpectrum Vision Partners ("SVP") and OCLI Vision ("OCLI") work together to provide world class eye care to our patients to improve lives. SVP, the management services team, supports OCLI vision, one of the largest multi-specialty ophthalmology networks in the U.S. Our unique model and collaborative culture differentiate us in the marketplace and in our service to our patients. We build our culture one hire at a time, and we focus on building great teams and keeping our employees happy. We promote from within and offer fantastic benefits and PTO!THE OPPORTUNITY AT HANDWe're looking for passionate and empathetic people to join our team as Ophthalmic Techs. Our Techs are responsible for all the pre-exam elements of the patient visit. This includes gathering and documenting patient information and history and conducting routine and ancillary patient testing. You'll play a vital role in the patients experience with OCLI and in helping our Dr's to diagnose and treat eye disorders.OUR EXPECTATIONS OF YOUYou'll test and record patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perceptionYou'll apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes and collect and process specimens for testingYou'll triage emergency cases appropriately into physicians' schedule and maintain patient flowYou'll prepare patient and procedure room and assist ophthalmologist with procedures as neededYou'll perform first level maintenance on ophthalmic equipment and notify the office manager of any equipment malfunctionsYou will be expected to utilize, as appropriate, infection control techniques and universal precautions, and to maintain confidentiality at all timesWHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEEDYou're an excellent communicator - both verbally and writtenYou're outgoing, you love the idea of interacting with patients everydayYou're comfortable providing white glove service and responding quickly to our patients needsYou're a dependable problem solver - you're the one people call to keep cool in stressful situationsYou have a positive, can-do attitude and work well in collaborative environmentsYou're flexible - you roll with the punches and easily accept changeYou're knowledgeable in ocular pharmacology such as anesthetics, steroids, antibiotics, mydriatics and cycloplegics, epinephrine, miotics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories is a PLUS, but not a requirementWhile performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.WHO WE AREOur globally recognized healthcare team is comprised of some of the top minds in ocular medicine. Our senior management team has a combined 200 years of eye industry experience collaborating with some of the most recognized practices in the nation. While our providers have the expertise to diagnose and treat complex ocular, oculoplastic, and retinal conditions, we're also uniquely qualified to provide care for our patients from childhood though adulthood. We build relationships with our patients that last a lifetime.With nearly 1,400 employees, we support over 50 clinic locations, five state-licensed ambulatory surgery centers, and over 110 surgeons, doctors, and other medical professionals. Our brands include OCLI Vision, Island Eye Surgi-center, New Vision Cataract Center, AIO, and others. At Spectrum Vision Partners we know that cultivating diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment is critical to our impact and success. We create an environment where no individual is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their background. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status. With a commitment to maintaining a bias-free environment in which harassment is prohibited, we respect cultural diversity and comply with the laws of the places in which we operate. We expect our business partners, suppliers, clients, and all of our team members to uphold these commitments.

Keywords: Spectrum Vision Partners, Philadelphia , Ophthalmic Technician 1 - Philadelphia, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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