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Pediatric Ophthalmic Tech-Ophthalmology

Wilmington, DE 19801
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Nemours is looking for a Ophthalmic tech to cover Wilmington DE and our satellite offices of Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr.

The Ophthalmic Technician assists and works under the direct supervision of the Ophthalmologist. The responsibilities require performance of a preliminary examination on all patients, which can include but is not limited to, a complete medical and ocular history, lensometry, stereopsis, color testing, visual acuity, tonopen, slit lamp exam, applanation tonometry, visual fields, pupil dilation, fundus , photography, and OCT's.

Schedule: Every Wednesday will be at our Philadelphia site.


1-2 days a month will be at Bryn Mawr.


Rest of the hours will be at our Main hospital as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • 1.Successfully navigate and properly document the requisite patient information into the EPIC- Electronic

    Medical Record

    2. Complete a preliminary ocular exam which includes a medical and ocular history, visual acuities, color

    vision, lensometry, cover tests, motility tests, stereopsis tests, external examination, pupil evaluation,

    slit lamp biomicroscopy, intraocular pressures, refractometry, patching instructions, and contact lens


    3. Perform additional Ophthalmic Technician responsibilities, i.e. Humphrey Visual Field testing, OIS,

    fundus photography, OCT, and pachymetry, if applicable

    4. Administer ophthalmic medications in accordance with approved divisional clinical pathway and

    confirmed skill competency.

    5. Maintain a par level of supplies, medications, and patient educational materials in exam rooms. Ensure

    that all ophthalmic equipment is in working order at the beginning of each day, as week as throughout

    the entirety of each patient care day

    6. Work collaboratively with physicians and supervisor to facilitate patient flow and maintain efficiency

    7. Participate in the orientation and training of other associates as assigned by manager

    8. Work collaboratively with peers at all times to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to

    patients and families at all times

    9. Possess and utilize excellent written and verbal communication skills

    10. Perform all responsibilities in accordance with Nemours standard business practices, policies and

    operating procedures

    11. Provide ophthalmic technician service in division satellite locations as necessary.

    12. Travel to multiple sites 1 or 2 days per week.

    Additional Requirements:

    • High School Diploma
    • Two years of satisfactory, full-time work experience under ophthalmologic

    or optometric supervision; or graduation from an accredited program for

    Ophthalmic Technicians plus one year work experience. JCAHPO

    certification at either the COA, COT, or COMT level preferred. Will

    provide on the job training if the applicant has experience in various

    capacities within the medical field. If trained, it is expected that the

    applicant sit for JCAT basic home study course within 3-9 months of

    employment; and test for COA Certification within 12 months of hire date.

    Failure to do so may result in termination of employment.

Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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