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Ophthalmic Technician

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    Ophthalmic Technician

    Illinois Eye Center is a growing multi-specialty eye care delivery system that provides patients with access to routine, medical and surgical eye care. We have an excellent benefit package including flex plan, 401k/profit sharing, insurance and paid time off. EOE

    Who we are looking for:

    People who are passionate about the care of our patients. We are looking for individuals who want to be part of a medical team that puts our patients first and works well with a team of professionals. Someone who wants a successful career in the eye care profession where your efforts make a difference. We want people who are experienced, enthusiastic, cares about others, and wants to work in a fast paced and fun environment.

    Skills needed:

    Required: Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the eye, optics, testing techniques, utilization of equipment relative to position. Must have experience with performing an external light exam, Amsler grid testing, motility, confrontation field, refractometry, retinoscopy, and IOP measurement.

    Preferred: COA, COT, or COMT certification

    Responsibilities:

    • Record chief complaint, eye history, medical and social history

    • Check visual acuity for distance and near

    • Neutralization of spectacles

    • Perform external light exam, Amsler grid testing, motility, confrontation field, refractometry, retinoscopy, IOP measurement (tonopen, schiotz, applanation, pnuemotonometer), keratometry, and color vision testing

    • Contact lens evaluations

    • Refractometry – manual and using Epic

    • Visual fields

    • GDX

    • OCT

    • FDT

    • Acquire COA certification within 2 years, attend selected continuing education seminars, maintain CPR certification

    Benefits:

    We have an excellent benefit package including flex plan, 401k/profit sharing, insurance and paid time off. This is a full time position. EOE

    To apply, please complete the application and upload a copy of your current resume below.

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    I understand you may not interview me today, and hiring decisions are not always made instantly. I also understand the Illinois Eye Center does not discuss its hiring decisions with applicants. I will be called if there is a job for me.

    I certify that the facts contained in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and understand that, if employed, falsified statements or omissions on this application shall be grounds for dismissal.

    I authorize the Illinois Eye Center to contact, obtain, and verify the accuracy of information contained in this application from previous employers, educational institutions and references. I also release the Illinois Eye Center from all liability for any damage that may result from utilization of such information.

    I understand that this application does not constitute an agreement or contact for employment and that there is no specified length of employment should I become employed at Illinois Eye Center. Furthermore, either I or the Illinois Eye Center can terminate the relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law.

    I understand that it is the policy of the Illinois Eye Center not to refuse to hire or otherwise discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of that person's need for a reasonable accommodation as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Illinois Eye Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    I have read and fully understand the above statements, and I seek employment under these conditions.*

    DISCLAIMER

    Illinois Eye Center is an equal opportunity employer. We do not use personal information in our hiring process and are dedicated to hiring the person who is best suited for our jobs without any knowledge or consideration of the individual’s membership in any protected class. We are committed to promoting safety and high standards of employee performance, productivity and reliability by supporting a drug-free workplace. In order to achieve this, all finalists may be subjected to a drug test prior to being hired to assure the applicant does not currently have narcotics, sedatives, stimulants and/or other controlled substance in his/her body.

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