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Team Lead - Ophthalmic Technician - Ophthalmology - Spring Mill (Full Time, Days, No weekends or holidays)

IU Health Physicians Support Services
Date Posted
09 May, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Requisition Number
330747
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Team Lead - Ophthalmic Technician - Ophthalmology - Spring Mill (Full Time, Days, No weekends or holidays)

Job Description

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

Schedule

  • Full Time
  • 40 hours per week
  • No weekends or holidays

Shift

  • Days

Responsible for ophthalmic, diagnostic procedures and ophthalmic/medical assistance in support of the clinical activities of the department. Performs preliminary ophthalmic examinations. Explains testing procedures to patients. Assists providers with post-op surgery patients. Maintains diagnostic equipment. Cleans all equipment in exam rooms consistent with current infection control policies. Will stock exam rooms and work areas, while checking for expired supplies. Expected to assist in minor OR procedures and ocular injections. Expected to provide back-up support for other departments as needed. Educates clinical/technical staff regarding the performance of ophthalmic diagnostic tests. Will precept current Ophthalmic Tech team members or Ophthalmic Tech Externs as requested by leadership. Performs higher level functions appropriate for clinic defined by leadership. Participates in team-based process improvement projects.

  • High School Diploma/GED required.  Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires knowledge of infection control principles.
  • Requires ability to effectively prioritize multiple patient care needs.
  • Requires knowledge and skills necessary to assess and provide care appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patients served.
  • Requires knowledge of exam room; chair-side and/or laser assistance.
  • Requires 5 or more years of relevant experience in a health care setting. 
  • Requires Certified Ophthalmic Tech (COT) certification by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel.
  • Knowledge of ophthalmic diagnostic testing which may include but not limited to OCT, HVF, GVF, Fundus Photography, Topography, Pachymetry, IOL Measurements blood pressure and heart rate; corneal topography; specular microscopy; keratometry; dark adaptometry; Electro-Oculogram (EOG); Electro-Retinogram (ERG); visual evoked potential (VEP); A-scans and B-scans.
  • Ability to Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and training; Provide career development planning and opportunities.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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