Ophthalmology Technicians in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) support Ophthalmologists in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, follow-up care and patient counseling. Major Duties include but is not limited to: Triages patient phone calls or requests Ensures exam rooms are stocked with adequate supplies Instructs patients on administration of eye drops and post operative instructions Measures, compares and evaluates pupillary responses Administers eye drops to dilate pupils Performs basic color vision screening Performs visual field testing Performs basic imaging testing such as corneal topography Performs basic ocular testing such as pachymetry, tear production with test strips, glare testing, stereo acuity, contrast sensitivity, potential acuity meter, measuring spectacles Assist the Ophthalmologist during minor ophthalmic surgical procedures Apply sterile technique and infection control procedures Assists with the education of medical students and residents Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598651900
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.