High School Diploma or GED required. Must obtain the COA within 18 months of hire. Must maintain certification while employed at Wilmer.
Failure to obtain/maintain certification might result in termination of employment at Wilmer.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Mathematics: able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fraction, decimals, addition and subtraction of positive and negative numbers.
Language: able to comprehend simple instructions and short correspondence. Able to create simple correspondence. Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients and other employees.
Reasoning: able to comprehend and execute instructions. Able to manage situations with more than one variable.
Familiarity with the operation of computers.
Familiarity with ophthalmic and general medical terminology.
Ability to enter information into the computer system
Contacts with others:
Availability of assistance or information to solve problems:
Lead technicians, residents, fellows and attending physicians.
Divisional clinical supervisor.
Clinic employees: give or receive information, receive or refer inquiries, communicate patient information.
Division heads, managers, supervisors, and physicians: give or receive information, receive or refer inquiries, communicate patient information.
Patients and their families: explain difficult information, requiring social judgment, patience and understanding. Includes instructing in methods and procedures and explaining diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications: COA or Certification received within 18 months of hire.
Classified Title: Ophthalmic Technician Working Title: CO Ophthalmic Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CE Starting Salary Range: $18.48-$25.42 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 48-MD:JH at Bethesda Department name: 10003315-SOM Oph Satellites Personnel area: School of Medicine
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