Medtrust, LLC

  • Ophthalmic Technician

    Location US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/30/2018 4:13 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3803
    Experience (Years)
    1
  • Overview

    Ophthalmic Technician; Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL

     

    We are currently accepting resumes for the health-care positions listed below, in anticipation of a government contract award for the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, FL to provide clinical support services with an interdisciplinary approach to patient care.

    Would you like an opportunity to give back to our men and women in uniform?

     

    Are you:

    • Ophthalmology Technician - Ophthalmology Clinic
    • Monday through Friday between the hours of 0700 and 1700 for an 8.5-hour shift

     

     

    For consideration please send resumes to: vramirez@medtruststaffing.com

     

    MedTrust, LLC Company Overview:

     

    MedTrust LLC is a vital, growing company, owned and operated by Registered Nurses possessing decades of experience as clinicians and managers. MedTrust was established in 2001 and provides exceptional medical staffing services and solutions to government and commercial customers across the United States. Our workforce of over 600 professionals is made up of Physicians, Nurses, Mid-Level Providers, Mental Health Professionals, Allied Health and Ancillary services. Long and short term contract, permanent placement and traveler assignments are fulfilled.

     

    As a MedTrust team member, you are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short & Long Term Disability
    • Paid Time Off
    • Federal Holidays
    • CEU Reimbursement
    • 401K

    Responsibilities

     Assist the Excimer Laser Technician with pre-op, surgical and post-op care of refractive surgery patients to include autorefraction and auto keratometry, interpreting refraction with both automated and manual phoropters, basic ocular motility tests and pupil exam, ophthalmic photograph and flourescein angiography, glare testing, wave front testing and analysis, goldman tonometry, puilometry, excimer laser with wave front guided ablation, and assisting during refractive surgery.

    Obtain medical and personal data for patients for conditions including ocular examination; arrange for laboratory and other tests, ophthalmic photography, outpatient studies and patient admissions and surgery as requested by the physician. Alleviate patient and family concerns by explaining diagnostic procedures and referring specific questions to the doctor.

    Decontaminate, clean and prepare surgical instruments for sterilization by the hospitals Sterile Processing Department.  Assist with minor office surgery, laser treatments, and main operating room surgery as required.

    Qualifications

    • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate
    • Possess and maintain current certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, or a Certified Ophthalmic Technician or a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology or a formal ophthalmic training program of the United Stated Armed Forces.
    • Undergo ocular examination to establish baseline ocular function as appropriate to the occupational laser risk associated with the position.
    • Two years of experience within the past three years assisting with refractive surgeries including PRK and LASIK procedures, patient selection, and care of corneal refractive surgery patients.
    • Certification for operation of the VISX Star S4 Excimer Laser used in the Ophthalmology Department.
    • Possess a basic knowledge of ocular physiology, anatomy, pathology, optics, refraction and contact lens principles.
    • Will be required to submit letters of recommendation. 

    Medtrust LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

     

     

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