Ophthalmic Technician Job - Upland, CA

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Ophthalmic Technician   
The Ophthalmic Technician is responsible for performing measurements and tests that provide the physician with the information needed to arrive at a diagnosis and to prescribe treatment. This position may see patients for any PEI provider within their skill-set.

  • Greet all patients and guests according to company standards, anticipate and address service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank others with genuine appreciation. Treat each patient with respect by greeting them by name, introducing yourself, and ensuring that the patient understands what will happen during the exam. 
  • Obtain complete patient histories including chief complaint, past ocular/medical history, family medical/ocular history and history of allergies and medications.
  • Perform ophthalmologic tests including visual acuity, applanation tonometry, pachymetry, visual fields, corneal topography, OCTs, lensometry, and other tests as directed within the prescribed timeline.
  • Assist with patient pre- and post-op counseling, procedure set up, and performing in office procedures.  Obtain consents when needed.
  • Calibrate diagnostic equipment per manufacturer guidelines.
  • Instrument sterilization as needed.
  • Participate in trainings and meet requirements for Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) measures, HIPAA compliance and Protected Health Information.
  • Ensure opening and closing of special testing rooms. Maintain stocking of exam lanes and maintain order in work areas.
  • Ensure company COVID-19 protocols are followed.
  • Other duties as assigned
This position has no supervisory responsibility.

  • Experience on Electronical Medical Records system preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Typing, Computer and Data entry
  • High schedule diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum one year of experience in Ophthalmology or Optometry setting
Certification Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification preferred.

LOCATION/SCHEDULE DETAILS: This is a full-time, non-exempt position that supports the Inland Empire practices. The position is located in Upland, CA and may require travel to other clinics as assigned.   Work shift is Monday-Friday with start time as early as 7:00 a.m. and end time as late as 6:00 p.m. 

Pacific Eye Institute (PEI) has been providing specialty eye care to the Inland Empire since 1981 when founder Dr. Robert N. Fabricant opened the first clinic in Upland California. Today, Pacific Eye Institute is one of the most comprehensive ophthalmic care facilities in the Inland Empire, with a team of 20+ renown eye specialists offering a broad range of eye care services at six convenient locations. Our offices are located in Barstow, Colton, Eastvale, Hesperia, Rancho Cucamonga, Temecula and Upland. Whether it’s a routine eye exam, inpatient eye disease care, or outpatient surgery, we have an eye doctor ready to serve you.

We provide the highest quality vision care for the treatment of ocular conditions, including cataracts and glaucoma, in a comfortable and safe outpatient environment.
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