Lead Ophthalmic Technician

Posted on: 4/20/2017 11:45:00 PM
Job Type: Full-time




University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Lead Ophthalmic Technician.


Position Summary:

The Lead Ophthalmic Technician will provide technical support and assistance to the Ophthalmologists in order to facilitate the evaluation, treatment, and management of patients receiving specialized ophthalmic care.    As the lead technical member of the Ophthalmic team, this position functions as a coach and mentor to the other techs.  This position is responsible for working with the Practice Supervisor to ensure smooth clinical flow and providing safe patient care.   



Associates degree or at least two years of specialized training in Ophthalmology is required. Must have certification from JCAPHO at either the COT, COMT level, or hold specialized certification in Ophthalmic Photography.  If applicant is not a COT, COT certification must be achieved within one year of obtaining position. 



Advanced knowledge of Clinical Optics, Visual Fields and Ophthalmic Laser procedures.  Individual must have a comprehensive understanding of microbial control-sanitation, disinfection, sterilization and contamination.  Job requires advanced knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, system diseases and Ocular emergencies. 


The Organization:

The University of Vermont (UVM) Medical Center is a 562-bed academic medical center and level 1 trauma center located in Burlington, Vermont, serving a population of one million in Vermont and upstate New York, as well as supporting a number of specialty clinics throughout the region.


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University of Vermont Medical Center offers a comprehensive benefits package including relocation assistance and encourages professional growth.  University of Vermont Medical Center proudly offers a non-smoking work environment.  We are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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