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Position Summary: The Ophthalmic Technician will assist the Pediatric Ophthalmologist by performing ophthalmic services at the clinical level. This will include obtaining patient history and chief complaint, completing basic work up exam and ancillary testing per physician orders and protocol. They may assist with in-office procedures as appropriate and in accordance with scope of practice. The Ophthalmic Technician will administer ocular medications as prescribed by the physician and provide patient counseling regarding proper use of medication. They will educate patients on diseases and treatment plan as determined by physician. This position will also be responsible for maintaining proper supplies for the clinic and other assigned duties which contribute to the efficient operation of the clinic. This role will participate in the training and education of other clinic staff members.
Minimum Requirements: Two years of experience as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician or Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Pediatric experience preferred or at minimum a strong desire to work with and help children
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Completion of Ophthalmic Technician or Ophthalmic Assistant training and certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician or Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. Certification must be maintained through continuing education. Must obtain MA-R within 60 days of hire
Position Type: On-Call/Per-Diem Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Variable days include weekends / holidays
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
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