Certified Ophthalmic Tech (coa)

Posted on: 4/28/2015 11:46:00 PM
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Competitive

Medical Vision Technology, Ophthalmology Group is comprised of 10 Ophthalmology M.D.’s at three clinic locations in the Sacramento region.  All of our clinics provide you a one stop care location. After your scheduled exam you can walk into our onsite optical store and choose from an extensive selection of frames to complete your vision care.

Medical Vision Technology, (MVT) Ophthalmology Group physicians are specialists and are dedicated to providing complete vision care including cataract, cornea, glaucoma and vision correction in a compassionate, personal and efficient manner.

Currently MVT is recruiting for a COA to assists the ophthalmologist with the greeting and screening of patients. This individual helps with the diagnosis and treatment oriented procedures by assisting with tasks that do not require the ophthalmologist's specific expertise. A skilled ophthalmic assistant enables the M.D. to spend quality time with the patient, completing only those diagnostic and treatment functions that the ophthalmologist must personally perform. This also allows the M.D. to see and treat more patients. May be asked to perform other duties during the course of assisting the patient i.e. phones, chart prep, posting, surgery scheduling.

Prior ophthalmology experience required.
COA or COT Certification required

Patient Services

Greeting patients:  adults, children, physically handicapped and visually impaired

Phone triage

Medication, spectacle and contact lens renewal requests

Scheduling clinical appointments and special tests

Scheduling in-office and outpatient surgeries:  requires knowledge of contracted insurance groups and authorizations, hospital requirements, patient’s information and instructions, and maintaining and coordinating schedules with physician

Obtaining referral to specialist.

Ability to work with a variety of personalities with the staff and patients

Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and in a timely manner

Clinical Skills

Ensures that exam rooms are clean, stocked, and appropriately set up each day


Measuring visual acuity

Visual field testing: manual and automated

Basic ocular motility

Tonometry: applanation or Tono-pen

Evaluation of pupils

Color testing

Basic contact lens knowledge (i.e. types of contacts-soft, gas permeable, bandage, toric. . .)

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