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Ophthalmic Technician: Summer Intern

Company: Advanced Eye Care
Location: Bel Air
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionVision Innovation Partners is a growing Ophthalmology group in the Pennsylvania/Maryland/Virginia/DC areas and we have opportunities for students to intern as Ophthalmic Technicians at our practice in Bel Air, MD. At Advanced Eye Care & Aesthetics, we consistently strive to provide the most up-to-date, technologically advanced and complete medical and surgical eye care possible for the entire family.A summer internship with our team is a great educational opportunity! You will assist nationally known vision specialists by using advanced technology. Ophthalmic Technician Interns will learn to:

  • Make introductions and establish rapport with patients.
  • Initiate patient evaluation, documenting the chief complaint, history of present illness, etc.
  • Perform pre-exam testing to include visual acuity assessment, including pinhole and glare testing, confrontational visual field testing, assess extra ocular muscles, pupillary evaluation, tonometry, assess angles, pupillary dilation, and all other patient services as requested by the physician including specialty tests such as color vision screening, stereopsis, dry eye testing, and exophthalmometry.
  • Perform lensometry and specialized testing such as visual fields, keratometry, A/B scans, and ophthalmic photography optical coherence tomography (OCT), Optical Biometry (IOL Master and Lensstar), pentacam.
  • Assist with fitting of contact lenses and instruct patients in care and insertion of lenses.
  • Complete prior-authorizations and requests for prescription refills as authorized by physician, with full documentation in patient chart.
  • Educate patients regarding administration of medications and pre and post-operative instructions as directed by physician.
  • Check expiration date and inventory of medicines and replace as necessary.
  • Maintain inventory and order diagnostic medications and supplies.
  • Assist with maintenance of clinical examination equipment and with ordering of supplies.
  • Inspect instruments periodically for damage, send for repair, and request a replacement as necessary.
  • Open and close exam lanes daily, ensuring that equipment is wiped down in an appropriate manner, battery powered instruments are seated properly in re-charge wells, slit lamps and projectors are switched off under covers.
  • Complete manual refractions.
  • Follow all safety procedures as per guidelines.

Keywords: Advanced Eye Care, Baltimore , Ophthalmic Technician: Summer Intern, Professions , Bel Air, Maryland

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