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University of California - San Diego #107570 Ophthalmic Technician, Per Diem in San Diego, California

#107570 Ophthalmic Technician, Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Wed 1/27/2021

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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

DESCRIPTION

Functions within the activities of all medically related paraprofessionals and office activities involving patient flow and care. Under the supervision of physicians, will participate in patient care involving history, diagnostic vision tests and visual field examinations. Will be responsible for maintaining timely and courteous patient flow. In addition, will organize and stock each examination room.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to take patient history, evaluate patient problems and provide complete documentation in patient record.

  • Ability to perform tonometry, field of vision, visual acuity, measurement of eye refractive error, color vision, spectacle. measurement, and related tests.

  • Ability to develop and implement effective patient scheduling/appointment system and coordinate the flow or necessary documents and referral services.

  • Ability to sterilize and maintain ophthalmology equipment and supplies in a clean, safe and orderly manner.

  • Ability to train and educate patients, staff, residents, medical students and the general community regarding ophthalmology clinic services and.procedures, hospital procedures and necessary patient instructions.

  • Knowledge of infection control principles in order to disinfect and sterilize equipment and to operate autoclave.

  • General knowledge of ophthalmic diseases, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in order to carry out all functions.

  • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public and medical personnel.

  • Knowledge of professional dress code.

  • Knowledge of (and high standards of) laboratory hygiene, biohazard handling, and universal precautions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience as an ophthalmic technician.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Recommend having attended an ophthalmic assistant course and willingness to attain Ophthalmic Assistant certification through JCAHPO.

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UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Payroll Title:

HOSP LAB TCHN 1 PD

Department:

OPHTHALMOLOGY

Hiring Salary Range

Per Union Contract

Worksite:

Shiley Eye Institute

Appointment Type:

Per Diem

Appointment Percent:

20%

Union:

EX Contract

Total Openings:

1

Work Schedule:

Days, Variable Hours Per Day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

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