The Kellogg Eye Center seeks to improve lives through curing, preventing and treating eye disease. To perform basic tests and procedures under the close supervision of medical and allied health staff. Mastery of all basic tests and procedures.
Perform the duties of an ophthalmic technician as well as:
Perform ophthalmic test and procedures with proficiency in the ophthalmic sub-specialties.
Coordinate follow-up care of patients.
Assist in training and coordinating the work of ophthalmic assistants and technicians and interns.
Participate in research studies.
Actively assist in clinic workflow, scheduling of technicians, communicating delays to patients.
Onboarding of new employees.
Other duties as directed by supervisor.
Provide exceptional patient service.
Assist in clinical procedures.
ASSOCIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from high school is necessary; two years of college with courses in health science area is desirable.
Successful completion of Michigan Medicine’s 12-week training program is required or some experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is required.
Certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) from the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology is required within one year of employment.
Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records and medical terminology is desirable.
This classification requires Primary Source Verification.
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from high school; Reasonable experience as an Ophthalmic Technician
Certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) from the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
Respectful and compassionate attitude
Able to maintain confidentiality and follow all guidelines for documentation.
Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
Organized, able to maintain and coordinate multiple items.
Excellent computer skills; proficient in data entry, analysis, graphing, Microsoft Office
Familiarity with electronic equipment.
SENIOR LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from high school is necessary; two years of college with courses in the health science area is desirable
Considerable experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is required
Certification as an Ophthalmic Technician (COT) through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology is required
Certification as an Ophthalmic Medical Technician (COMT) through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology is desired
Experience with clinical research is desirable
Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records and medical terminology is desirable
Experienced in field of ophthalmology.
Electronic Medical Record experience.
Bachelor of Science or other
Monday - Friday, hours dependent on clinical need
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
This position requires moderate standing/walking, as well as lifting, positioning, and/or transferring of patients.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 175153
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