Ophthalmic Technician - Full time - Days

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Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 160135-1A
Date Posted: May 1, 2020
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

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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:  

This person will be required to assist the ophthalmologists and optometrists in their patients’ eye examinations.  This includes performing various vision tests, collecting medical data, monitoring and maintaining patient flow, scribing, and assisting physicians with various procedures; as well as assisting with various administrative duties within the Ophthalmology Department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Minimum high school graduate or GED, or equivalent education and experience.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Maintains CPR certification.   Certified as an ophthalmic technician through the Joint Commission on Allied personnel in Ophthalmology.  CPR certification.

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.

Experience:     At least 3 years experience working in ophthalmology and one year as an ophthalmic medical technician in ophthalmology.

Preferred Qualifications:  COT certified, CPR certified and 2-year college degree, preferably some formal training in ophthalmic technology.

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DAYS

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.