Entry-Level Ophthalmic Technician / Clinical Assistant

Entry-Level Ophthalmic Technician / Clinical Assistant

Mid Atlantic Retina | Huntingdon Valley, PA, 19006, US

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This position is eligible for Mid Atlantic Retina's $1,000 Hiring Incentive! The hired candidate will receive $500 after successful completion of 90 days of employment and $500 after successful completion of 6 months of employment! Available to new hires only- not available to agency hires, internal transfers, or re-hires.

Mid Atlantic Retina New Hires will be required to send Human Resources proof that they have received both Covid-19 vaccination doses (except for the one shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine).

Job Type: Full Time

Sign On Bonus Eligible: Yes


* High school diploma or GED
* 1 year health care experience or equivalent medical training desired (but not required)
* Desire to work with patients

Full Job Description

Mid Atlantic Retina is one of the largest retina practices in the area, offering bonuses, top pay and growth opportunities for employees to not just work a job, but build a career. As an ophthalmic technician, you will take patient histories in the EMR system, do vision exams, prep patients for injections, administer drops, perform a variety of imaging tests, complete charting, scribing and other tasks.


* 401(k) & Profit Sharing
* Health Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Short & Long Term Disability
* Paid Time Off
* Bonuses

Physical & Cognitive Demands

* The employee is regularly required to talk, communicate verbally in front of groups, one to one and over the telephone and in email.
* This position is very active and requires standing and walking all day in order to get patients and bring them to rooms, assist physicians and rotate assignments with other staff.
* Occasional bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching.
* Lift or move objects weighing over 20 pounds.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Working environment in exam rooms is often in moderate light.
* Using hands to operate equipment, show manual or finger dexterity, handle things with precision or speed, use muscular coordination and physical stamina. Ability to raise dominant arm above shoulder height to administer drops.
* Use senses to observe and examine patients, paying attention to detail.
* Works with data and numbers, calculating and manipulating numbers, processing data on a computer, attending to details, classifying and recording, storing and retrieving information.
* Following through on plans or instructions.
* Using words to communicate ideas, reading with comprehension, writing reports or other documentation, teaching or training patients.
* Sustain physical contact with another person in order to guide them due to diminished vision.