COT or COMT
12/3/2013 11:45:00 PM
Northwest Eye Clinic, P.A. is currently seeking a full time COT or COMT Ophthalmic Technician.
Northwest Eye Clinic P.A. is a multi specialty group founded over 40 years ago, is the oldest, largest, and most respected eye care practice in Northwest Minneapolis and its suburbs. From conducting routine eye exams, diagnosing eye disease, performing advanced surgical procedures, to handling eye emergencies 24 hours a day, our goal at Northwest Eye is to provide the highest quality eye care for adults and children of all ages.
The COT OR COMT accurately and efficiently performs an extensive number of data collection functions as delegated by the physician to allow for proper professional diagnosis of patient’s conditions and to do so in a way that instills patient confidence in the treatment. To assist in the training and mentoring of less experienced clinical staff.
Approximate Hours run: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m or 8:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m Monday through Friday with an occasional Saturday.
RESPONSIBILITIES of the COT or COMT
*Perform and document subjective and objective ophthalmic testing efficiently to provide basic and extensive information necessary for ophthalmic examinations. *This includes but is not limited to: history, visual acuities, lensometry (manual and auto), keratometry (manual and automated) visual fields, tonometry, A-scan, B-scan, fundus photography, perform refractive surgery workup’s, assist with basic and complex clinical procedures, scribing, neutralization of contact lenses, fitting and evaluation of contact lenses perform I&R’s, documentation of contact lens orders and pricing, cleaning and polishing of contact lenses
*Acquaint all patients with the office procedures to which they will be exposed. Inform patients of the purpose of all tests personally performed and how they will be affected during the tests
*Assist in the maintenance and calibration of equipment
*Assist with ongoing education and mentoring of staff
*Support clinic team
*Perform all other duties as assigned
Interact with Clinic Operations Manager, MD’s, OD’s, Senior Director of Operations.
Interact with other members of the clinical team
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•Preferably Certified as an Ophthalmic Technician or COMT
•Retina Experience a plus.
•B-Photo, Angiograms, Injections
•All around technical skills
•Maintain current level of JCAHPO certification yearly
•Maintain certification in CPR.
•Working knowledge of all aspects regarding ophthalmic care.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills
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•Well organized with attention to detail
•Ability to multitask
•Personable and empathetic with patient’s needs and concerns
•Ability to work as a team member