Come join a rapidly growing health system as an Ophthalmic Technician. We are seeking highly skilled clinicians with extensive ophthalmology experience.
We offer an Ophthalmic Assistant Academy for highly motivated candidates with a medical background who are interested in a career as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician. This program is supported by our highest level of Ophthalmic Professionals - Senior Ophthalmic Technicians. By joining us as an Ophthalmic Technician, you are eligible for professional advancements into the Senior Ophthalmic Technician Preceptor Program. Our Senior Ophthalmic Technicians partner with senior faculty members to mentor junior Ophthalmic Assistants and Technicians through lectures and courses. Highly motivated and skilled candidates can grow into the prestigious role of a Senior Ophthalmic Technician as soon as 6-12 months of being hired.
We strive to deliver best-in-class patient care rooted in educational leadership, innovative research, and high ethical standards. We were recently ranked among the Top 10 Clinical Ophthalmology Departments in the country by Ophthalmology Times. As the only academic eye center in a 500-mile radius, our physicians cover every ophthalmology sub-specialty. Our specialists have developed national and international reputations for excellence in routine and complex ophthalmic care. Also, our state-of-the-art facility is one of the largest eye centers in the country and serves not only patients in the Rocky Mountain region but also patients all over the world.
Don't just start a new job, consider a career in ophthalmology where you can help develop our next generation of ophthalmic professionals. Come join our world-class ophthalmic team at UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center.
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Assists eye care providers in the care of patients and flow of clinical activities. Ensures proper care and usage of medical instruments.
Under the direct supervision of eye care provider, assists with performing patient care. Demonstrate proficiency in performing ophthalmic core competencies.
Performs basic ophthalmic testing procedures, diagnostic testing, administration of medications and tasks delegated by the eye care provider.
Assists with minor procedures and prescription refill process under the direction of provider.
Performs documentation, patient education and enters charges. Assists with the flow of patient care.
High School Diploma or GED
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) or National Contact Lens Examiner Certification (NCLEC) if performing as a contact lens Technician
2 years sponsored on the job ophthalmic training, or ophthalmic internship
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
The pay range for this position is: $22.54 - $33.81 / hour.An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
Internal Number: 22597
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state’s largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we’re able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients’ lives.