In this role you will provide patient care, technical support, and administrative
duties for an ophthalmology group practice.
Patient care duties include:
recording patient ocular history, obtaining visual acuity, autorefractometry,
lensometry, tonometry, pupillary defect evaluation, confrontational field
testing, OCTs, OCTAs, Visual Fields, administration of eye drops for pupil
dilation with topical anesthesia, assisting with minor procedures, obtaining medical histories from patients with standard and rare medical
disorders, and ordering supplies and medications for
Assistance with administrative
duties include: clinic preparation, appointment scheduling, answering phones,
and faxing of RX refill authorization.
- Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or minimum 2 years’ experience working as an ophthalmic technician.
of ophthalmic medical terminology anatomy, physiology as well as disease of the
eye and systemic disease that affect the eye.
- Skill in acquiring accurate
medical history, measuring and recording visual acuity, and tonometry.
- Ability to learn state of the art
- Knowledge of ophthalmic
medications and the proper instillation of these into the eye.
- Knowledge of ophthalmic equipment
and instrument sterilization techniques.
- Ability to organize and prioritize
duties to maximize efficiency.
- Ability to work under pressure
over a busy workload.
- Have interpersonal skills to
maintain comfortable and cooperative working relationships with physicians, patients and
- Ability to work as a team member
in a busy practice.
- Ability to use ophthalmic
equipment such as tonopen, slit lamp, VA monitor, auto-refractor, chair and applination
- Ability to work with Microsoft
Word and Excel software.
- Must be able to work with regular,
planned hours and days of the week based on the clinical needs of the service.
- Pleasant, caring and compassionate
- Responsible, with ability to work
in a detailed oriented manner.
- Knowledge of operations for standard
diagnostic equipment including protocols for data export
- Knowledge of security and HIPAA
regulations with respect to diagnostic and imaging data.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.