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Job Title:   Senior Ophthalmic Technician
Pay Grade:   6
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   007360

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has an immediate opening for a Senior Ophthalmic Technician. Responsible for the coordination of the day to day activities within the assigned clinical pod as needed. The person who occupies this position will perform duties under minimal supervision and may provide direction and instruction to the support staff. Elicit and recording chief complaint/interval history. Elicit and recording patient and family ocular history. Elicit and recording patient family medical history. Measurement of visual acuity at distance and near with: a. projector chart, b. E-card, c. near point cards d. hand motion techniques, including directionality, e. light perception with and without projection.

High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum three years in an outpatient clinic setting, outpatient department, or admitting department required. Medical assistant training preferred. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when communicating with staff and faculty members, and all outside contacts is required. Ability to effectively communicate to patients and visitors in Spanish highly preferred. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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