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Ophthalmic Technician
Job ID: 11261
Start Date: TBD
Wage: TBD
Hours: 16-40
Duties: North Island Eye Centre in Comox is looking for a part-time to full-time Ophthalmic Technician for our busy office. The right candidate will be working in a team-oriented clinical environment alongside the surgeon in providing a wide variety of eye surgical services. Ophthalmic Technician duties include, but are not limited to, screening patients, measuring visual acuity, intraocular pressures, applying eye drops, prepping patients for minor surgical treatments and more. Direct patient care responsibilities include performing diagnostic testing, establishing rapport with patients and engaging in patient education pre ad post surgery. Assistance with dealing with patients queries/other medical offices over the telephone, confirming appointments for surgical procedures, organizing the paperwork for surgery and referrals for subspecialty care is expected from time to time. Candidates must be independent, efficient, flexible, detailed oriented, and have strong organization as well as interpersonal and customer service skills. Location of employment will be at our office in Comox and the Comox Valley Hospital in Courtenay.
Requirements: Assets include experience in Ophthalmology or Optometry, experience with EMR and Medical Office Assistant Certificate or Ophthalmic Assistant/Technician Certificate. If you do not have direct experience, you must have a strong work ethic and be able to learn quickly.
Company: North Island Eye Centre
Contact: Mia Moul
Address: 1771 Comox Ave, 201
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