Ophthalmic Assistant - GHEI Orange - PD Varied - 38050-1A

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Updated: Aug 3, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: GHEI Orange - Ophth Clinic

Job Description:
 
UC Title: HOSP LAB TCHN 3 PD
Position Number: 40843117
Reports to: Optometry Supervisor 1
Working Title: PD Certified Ophthalmic Tech
Cost Center: GHEI Orange - Ophth Clinic (427264)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 10/15/2021
Job Code: 008984
Hours: 10
Shift: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.25
 
 
Position Summary: 
Incumbent demonstrates competency in all duties typically performed by a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. Initiates care of the patient by performing preliminary examinations, including:  recording patient history, testing visual acuity, intra-ocular pressure, neutralizing current lenses with the lensometer, automated and simple manifest refractions and screening color tests. Performs special tests based on physicians' orders including keratometer readings, visual fields, GDX, topography and axial length measurements. Assists with patient and pharmacy telephone calls and prescription refills. Sets up, assists with and cleans up after minor surgical procedures. Properly cleans, operates and maintains ophthalmic equipment. Educates patients and provides instructions for care after treatment. Retrieves lab and radiology reports using a computer.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $37.15                   Midpoint               $37.15                   Maximum $37.15
 
Required Qualifications:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Current COA certification
Understanding of medical terminology, infectious control techniques and age related acuity levels
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Must be competent in collecting and interpreting data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs
Able to evaluate and document the patient/family response to care
Previous experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant
Capable of performing all but the most specialized tests and patient work ups in order for medical staff to diagnose problem
Knowledge of medical terminology, infectious control techniques and age related acuity levels
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a constantly changing environment
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Current BLS certification required by time of hire
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish and/or Vietnamese
Surgical Technician certification
Working knowledge of Title 22 and JCAHO standards
Ability to instruct others in the use of equipment and performance of procedures
 
 
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

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