Ophthalmic Technician - Full time - Day Shift - Peabody

Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 163626-1A
Date Posted: Apr 28, 2021
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

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Welcome to Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Medical Center is a full-service, community-based hospital and medical center serving patients in the Peabody and North Shore region. The hospital features a 24-hour Emergency Department, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and 39 medical and surgical specialties for patients ages 18 and older. The hospital has a 10-bed inpatient unit for overnight hospitalizations, a full range of diagnostic imaging services, a lab for blood work, an on-site pharmacy, eye care, hearing aid center, primary care providers, cancer treatment, a continence center and orthopedic care. Leading-edge technology at Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, includes an advanced CT scanner, on-site MRI, 3D mammography, radiation oncology and a state-of-the-art neurophysiology lab.  The hospital also offers specialty services, including a weight loss center, cancer center, spine center, pain center and sleep disorders center.

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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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

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