Ophthalmic Clinical Technician

The Eye Clinic is a lively, vibrant place, with many things to celebrate as sight is restored to our patients for the first time in years. Parents and children seeing each other for the first time is a special event.

Department

Ophthalmic

Commitment

Min. 4 Weeks

Department

Ophthalmic

Commitment

Min. 4 Weeks

About this Role

The Ophthalmic Clinical Technician provides direct patient care including surgical selection through screening, medical eye review, acquiring measurements, and post-operative care.

What You Will Contribute

• Evaluate visual and ocular health status of prospective surgery patients (adult and pediatric) in order to clear them for cataract, strabismus, or pterygium surgery

• Acquire measurements using an auto-refactor and A-scan

• Perform and direct refractive evaluations in order to prescribe glasses to non-surgical and post-surgical patients

• Assist in pre and post-surgical patient education and scheduling

• Train, monitor, and assist Ophthalmic Team Assistants (including our local Day Crew) in preliminary evaluation skills, medicine instillation, and dispensing basic glasses such as readers or sunglasses

For This Role, You Will Need

• Minimum requirement is Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA), Certified Ophthalmic Tech (COT), Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technician (COMT), Licensed Optometrist (non-therapeutic) or Optician

• May also include higher certification such as Medical Ophthalmologist, Therapeutic Optometrist, or Eye Nurse

• Fluency in English

• Flexibility and sensitivity to language & cultural diversity; adaptable and comfortable with patient contact

We are currently accepting applications for service in 2023.

Full job description available upon request.