University of California - San Diego #108764 Ophthalmic Technician (Part Time) in San Diego, California
#108764 Ophthalmic Technician (Part Time) Filing Deadline: Thu 4/22/2021
Please note that this position is a part-time 50% appointment
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/12/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/22/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under supervision of physician and supervisor, performs general assistance in ophthalmology procedures: taking history, visual acuity, visual fields, color vision, refractions, tonometry, spectacle measurement and related services. Organizes and stocks examination rooms. Performs other related functions as required.
Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to perform tonometry, field of vision, visual acuity, measurement of eye refractive error, color vision, spectacle measurement, and related tests.
General knowledge of ophthalmic diseases, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in order to carry out all functions.
Ability to train and educate patients, staff, residents, medical students and the general community regarding ophthalmology clinic services and procedures, hospital procedures and necessary patient instructions.
Ability to take patient history, evaluate patient problems and provide complete documentation in patient record.
Knowledge of infection control principles in order to disinfect and sterilize equipment and to operate autoclave. Ability to sterilize and maintain ophthalmology equipment and supplies in a clean, safe and orderly manner.
Knowledge of (and high standards of) laboratory hygiene, biohazard handling, and universal precautions.
Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public and medical personnel.
Knowledge of professional dress code.
Administrative experience within an Ophthalmology setting.
Experience with UCSD systems, policies, and procedures.
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Flexible schedule available.
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HOSP LAB TCHN 1
Commensurate with Experience
Shiley Eye Institute
EX Contract (http://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/labor/bargaining/agreements/)
Days, Monday - Friday
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