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Inventory Control Technician I - Support Services - AM (044)

UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

Customer Service
Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023
Ophthalmic Technician - Birmingham - (CAL000C7)

Description

Reports to the Supervisor of Ophthalmic Technicians. Under general supervision, assists with daily patient care and clinic flow. Promotes the mission, vision, and values of Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic (CEHC) on an internal and external basis.

  • Take medical histories and verify information
  • Perform visual function and diagnostic tests, such as applanation tonometry, refraction, and retinoscopy
  • Utilize tools such as a Humphrey field analyzer and OCT to take eye measurements
  • Inform ophthalmologist about changes to a patient's visual acuity and other vision issues
  • Dilate eyes to prepare patients for their eye exam
  • Explain how to properly use eye drops or other medications
  • Explain how to properly use contact lenses
  • Assist with inventory management

* Must be able to travel between hospital and satellite clinics as needed

Qualifications

  1. Requires good understanding of ophthalmic practice and patient care
  2. Ability to communicate effectively with staff, physicians, patients, and the public.
  3. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  4. Ability to collect data and maintain accurate records.
  5. Ability to operate and perform routine-maintenance on various type of medical/testing/office equipment.
  6. Requires working knowledge of eye anatomy, disease, symptoms and ocular medications.
  7. Knowledge of A-Scans, fundus photos, nerve fiber analysis and fluorescein angiography.
  8. Ability to work with others to meet the needs of CEHC in accomplishing practice goals.

Primary Location

: Callahan Eye Hospital

Job Category

: Other

Organization

: 992007000 Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift