Winona Health Ophthalmic Technician in Winona, Minnesota
2444BRDepartment:WH OPHTHALMOLOGY SERVICES Position Overview:Position Overview:The Ophthalmic tech is responsible to deliver the highest of customer service standards for patients and families presenting for Ophthalmology services. The Ophthalmic Tech will be responsible for patient care included but not limited to; rooming, performing pre-examination testing, and assisting the Ophthalmologist and/or Optometrist as needed. This individual will enter patient information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and will assist with the coordination of surgical and diagnostic procedures for Ophthalmology patients. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Patient care including: □ Rooming patients for exam. □ Medical history taking.□ Initial ophthalmic testing.□ Assisting Ophthalmologist and Optometrist as needed. □ Administering diagnostic exams such as visual field testing. □ Assist with patient education.□ Coordinating and scheduling care of patients referred for surgical services.Inputting all applicable data into the Electronic Medical Record (cerner). Ordering of general supplies for the Ophthalmology Clinic as needed. Placing work orders and reading prescriptions for orders as needed. Assisting patients with: □ Frame and accessories selection as needed. □ Knowledge of options for lenses and frames. □ Adjusting of eyewear for patient comfort as needed. □ Fix, adjust and refit broken frames as needed.Auto req ID:2444BRFTE:1 Job Location:Main Campus Weekend Rotations:nonePosting Title:Ophthalmic TechnicianHoliday Rotations:noneAddress 1:855 Mankato AvenuePosition Requirements:Essential skills and experience:
High school diploma or equivalent. Basic computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, and Patient information database. Strong interpersonal and time management skills. Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) - or obtain either within 1 year of hire.
Nonessential skills and experience:
Experience in Eye Care field. Associate degree in related field of study. Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COTCall Requirements:noneBi-Weekly Hours:80 City:WinonaDisclaimer:Winona Health is an equal opportunity employer. Winona Health does not refuse to hire, discharge, or discriminate against a person with respect to tenure, compensation, terms, upgrading, conditions, facilities, or privileges of employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local discrimination commission, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other prohibited basis of discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law. Winona Health does not tolerate retaliation against any employee, patient/resident, physician, or other individuals pursuing concerns regarding Civil Rights issues. Winona Health adheres to ALL pertinent governmental policies and legislation including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, as amended, and the Minnesota Human Rights Act.Shift:Between the hours of 7:30am-5:00pm