Ophthalmic Technician II Certified
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Under general supervision, and direction of the Ophthalmologist
or Optometrist the ophthalmic medical personnel (OPM) performs a
variety of technical procedures that will require judgment and
knowledge of sophisticated equipment. OPM assist in areas such as
visual acuity testing. Performs more extensive ophthalmic care
patient work ups including some advanced technical testing, i.e.
FDT, HVF, contrast sensitivity, IOL Master, pupil check, angle
checks, pachymetry. Assists the ophthalmologist in performing minor
surgical procedures, greets and identifies patients, takes a
preliminary history, and, as needed, performs visual fields,
dilates pupils, and departmental duties to improve patient flow and
- High School Diploma or equivalent education/experience
Licensures & Certifications:
- Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic
Medical Technician (COT) by the Joint Commission of Allied Health
Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) required upon hire.
- Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) required upon
- 5 years of recent experience as Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
or Technician with Contact Lens/Optical experience preferred.
Skills & Knowledge:
Knowledge, understanding and ability to operate visual testing
Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy.
Verbal and written communication skills for regular contact with
employees, patients and patient families; requires tact.
Basic high school math aptitude.
Clear and complete documentation skills along with computer data
entry skills to enter patient information.
Ability to lift and position patients.
Professional, role model with leadership qualities that is
motivated and demonstrates initiative in their work.
Seeks to further skills through continuing education per
Requires moderate mental application and concentration to handle
varying procedures and interruptions.
Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
- Ability to work cohesively with others in a flexible and
- Daily travel between locations within the bay area region may
- Special licensure, certifications, experience, knowledge or
accountabilities may be required for certain departments.
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