Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 177445-1A
Date Posted: Jul 8, 2022
Category: Clinical Technician
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Ophthalmic Technician assists ophthalmologists and optometrists with eye examinations. Duties include performing various vision tests, collecting medical data, monitoring and maintaining patient flow, scribing, patient education, and assisting physicians with various procedures; as well as assisting with various administrative duties within the Ophthalmology Department.
Essential Basic Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Minimum high school graduate or GED, or equivalent education and experience.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: None required; however recommend completion of ophthalmic scribe course, ophthalmic assistant certification or ophthalmic technician certification through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, graduate of accredited optometric school or foreign graduate of medical school.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: All skills listed in job description. In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.