International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Technician

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
19 days ago


Title: Ophthalmology (Ophthalmic) Health Technician

Location: Rochester VA Clinic, 3551 Commercial Drive South West, Suite 400, Rochester, MN 55902

Job Summary: Ophthalmology Health Technical services will be provided in a state-of-the-art civilian medical treatment facility and the standard of care shall be of a quality, meeting or exceeding currently recognized national standards as established by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and-nurses. Ophthalmology (Ophthalmic) Health Technician will need to be onsite at the Rochester VA Clinic, Monday - Friday. Tour will be 7:30am 4:00pm.

Period of Performance: 5 years, anticipated start date is 1 January 2022 31 December 2026.

Primary Responsibilities: Assist Ophthalmologists and/or Optometrists with eye exams and refractions, vision testing, screening, and diagnostic imaging. Ophthalmology (Ophthalmic) Health Technicians will room patients, stock, and clean exam rooms. Provide Ophthalmology (Ophthalmic) Health Technician services for the Technology-based Eye Care Services Program (TECS) and support the Eye Clinic. Ophthalmology (Ophthalmic) Health Technicians are required to possess knowledge, skills, and abilities in lensometry, ocular motility, visual fields, retinoscopy, refraction, and tonometry and will be required to provide the following services:

  • Room patients, stock and cleans rooms
  • Administers eye drops
  • Pupil examinations
  • Fundus Photography
  • Anterior segment photography
  • Performs visual acuity testing
  • Determines the power of glasses for the patient using the lensometer
  • Measures intraocular pressure for each patient
  • Performs corneal pachymetry
  • Performs basic ocular motility testing
  • Performs refractions
  • Performs visual field testing using both the Humphrey Visual Field machine
  • Performs color vision testing and glare/brightness testing
  • Records and updates current eye medications and eye history/medical history in the patients health record
  • Performs OCT testing
  • Measures for glasses
  • Orders glasses glasses duties as required


Personnel Qualifications:

  • Certified as a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT), Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT), or Certified Ophthalmic.
  • Proof of graduation of accredited school (e.g., copy of degree/certificate)
  • Ability to speak, understand, read, and write English fluently
  • Furnish a list of three (3) professional references (within the last three years) including phone numbers of persons with direct knowledge of candidate skills and can provide information on candidates clinical abilities and expertise.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59611919
  • Location:
    Rochester, Minnesota, United States
    San Antonio, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Ophthalmic Technician
  • Company Name: LTSI
  • Job Function: Ophthalmic Technician
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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