Ophthalmic Technician JobBakersfield, CA 49660

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Why You'll Love This Job

We are seeking outgoing, patient focused individuals to work as an Ophthalmic Technician.

If you have a passion for providing exceptional patient care, are highly personable, team-oriented, attuned to accuracy and fine detail, and would like to advance your career in Ophthalmology, we would like to talk to you!

Excellent opportunity to acquire skills to secure long-term employment in a professional environment with great benefits. World renowned, large retina group headquartered in Santa Barbara wishes to train and develop Ophthalmic Technicians to work with physicians and their patients. This is a career opportunity, not simply a job. Once internally trained, we will pay for you to become nationally certified. If you're a go-getter, tired of your situation with no prospects of a lifelong career, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for.

This position will require occasional Saturday’s and travel. Staff is compensated for travel time and given mileage reimbursement. A clean driving record and proof of vehicle liability insurance is required.

We have a fun, casual work environment with great doctors who love to teach. We offer competitive wages, great benefits including medical, vision, 401k, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, and continual educational opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Engage with patients – Demonstrate a patient centric attitude and professionalism that instills confidence in CRC's services.
  • Gather appropriate patient data to complete patient history and screening forms, which includes the chief complaint, dates, time intensity, and other associated factors. Relay all important data to the Physician.
  • Administer dilation drops when appropriate and/or perform necessary testing, including visual acuity, glaucoma tests, and OCT’s.
  • Direct and accompany patients to appropriate room for care as necessary.

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Degree or GED
  • Applicants MUST be personally motivated to provide excellent patient care!!
  • Experience in Optometry or general Ophthalmology as well as JCAHPO Certification is preferred; however, not required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology would be helpful
  • Be an excellent team player who works cooperatively and respectfully with all doctors, supervisors and co-workers
  • Displays a desire to perpetually “Learn and Grow”
  • Efficient and highly accurate user of applicable information technology and health care management systems
  • Physically capable of working long hours in a fast-paced, often stressful, environment with the potential of emergency situations.
  • Be able to handle a heavy workload with multiple priorities
  • Outstanding computer / typing skills

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