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Ophthalmic Technician II (JCAHPO Certified)

Location: Sacramento, CA Job Number: 922989 Date posted: 01/12/2021

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The Ophthalmic Technician/photographer is a member of the health care team who, working under the supervision of the department manager, assumes responsibility and accountability for performing Ophthalmic technician, photography and other technical tests on patients as requested. The Ophthalmic Technician provides safe and knowledgeable patient care.

Essential Functions:

- Provide direct and indirect patient care associated with physician office visits.

- Perform biometrics, visual field examinations, B scan ultrasound evaluations, tonometry, and keratometry consistent with Certification by Joint Commission on Allied Health personnel in Ophthalmology.

- Perform ophthalmic photography (fluorescien angiography, external photos, stereo photos and anterior segment photos), consistent with Certification by Ophthalmic Photographer's Society.

- Review, identify, label and file completed photographs, negatives and slides. Identify, read and interpret stereoscopic slides, according to department policy.

- Set up and maintain cameras, and associated ophthalmic equipment and instruments in proper working order on a daily basis.

- Develop ophthalmic film.

- Store equipment in its appropriate place at the end of the working day.

- Performs other related duties as assigned.

- This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications:

• Three (3) years work experience (working twenty (20) or more hours per week) as an Ophthalmic Technician within the last five (5) years and be fully proficient in and perform Goldman Visual Fields, Biometrics, Fluorescein Angiography and Retinal Photography a great majority of the time.

• One year of job experience with cameras and darkroom technique within the past two (2) years, preferred.

• High School Diploma/GED.

• Ophthalmic Technician Certification by Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.

• Certified in Retinal Angiography by the Ophthalmic Photographer's Society, preferred.

• Knowledge of ocular anatomy, physiology, pathology, and terminology.

• Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

• Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Primary Location: California,Sacramento,Sacramento Point West Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 8 Shift: Day Workdays: Tue Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Short Hour Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Ophthalmology Travel: No 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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