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Eye Center Tech Certified

Location: Baldwin Park, CA Job Number: 673682 Date posted: 03/06/2018
Description: The Eye Monitoring Center Technician is a member of the health care team who, working under the direction of the Department Administrator and/or designee assumes responsibility and accountability for resulting photographic diagnostic testing under the direct supervision of the Retina Physician In Charge. THIS POSITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN THE EYE MONITORING CENTER LOCATED IN BALDWIN PARK ONLY.

Essential Functions:
  • Identify retinal hemorrhages, Exudates, Vitreous Hemorrhage, Neovascularization, Non proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy to result: Diabetic Retina Screening photos and Moderate Diabetic Retinopathy Screening photos.
  • Identify various pathologies (e.g. Optic Nerve Cup Disc, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Old Laser Treatment, Macular Edema, Retinal Detachment, Emboli, Nevus, Drusen, Myelinated Nerve Fibers, Artery and Vein Occlusion to result: Age-Related Macular Degeneration Screening photos and Glaucoma Suspect Screening photos.
  • Perform order entry for ophthalmic diagnostic testing.
  • Speak with retina physician(s) concerning results and alert retina physicians following established medical center criteria.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum one (1) year of work experience as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) performing various diagnostic testing (e.g. stereo
    photos, disc photos, fundus photos, Ocular Coherent Tomography (Macular and Optic Nerve).
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Certification by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel as Certified Ophthalmic Assistant required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Minimum six (6) months working knowledge of Fundus Photography (e.g. Macula, Optic Nerve, Artery and Vein).
  • Minimum six (6) months working knowledge of ocular anatomy, physiology, pathology and terminology.
  • Pass Diabetic Image Testing (Pre-Testing).
  • Pass probationary training curriculum/testing conducted by Retina Physician upon hire.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A.
    Primary Location: California,Baldwin Park,Baldwin Park Hospital 1011 Baldwin Park Blvd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Optical Services Department: Eye Monitoring Center Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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    Vision Services

    Our focus on total health extends to one of our most important senses: our sight. As a member of our vision services team, you'll contribute to our members' comprehensive eye care and individual style by supporting them with a variety of services, including optometry, ophthalmology, optical sales, laser vision correction, intraocular lens implantation, cataract surgery, and more. Working directly with members, you'll promote vision health and a positive outlook as you contribute to our collaborative team.

    From providing great medical care from trusted Kaiser Permanente Ophthalmologists and Optometrists, to supporting that with a great selection of eyewear at our Optical Centers — often in the same convenient location — our Vision Essentials team makes sure our members feel, see, and look their best.

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