Ophthalmic Technician Eye Center Days
Posted on: September 15, 2021
Facility: UCHealth Eye Center (Aurora, CO)
Department: Eye Center
- High School Diploma or GED is required
$2,000 sign-on bonus for those who qualify
Come join a rapidly growing health system as an Ophthalmic
Technician. We are seeking highly skilled clinicians with extensive
We offer an Ophthalmic Assistant Academy for highly motivated
candidates with a medical background who are interested in a career
as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician. This program is supported by
our highest level of Ophthalmic Professionals - Senior Ophthalmic
Technicians. By joining us as an Ophthalmic Technician, you are
eligible for professional advancements into the Senior Ophthalmic
Technician Preceptor Program. Our Senior Ophthalmic Technicians
partner with senior faculty members to mentor junior Ophthalmic
Assistants and Technicians through lectures and courses. Highly
motivated and skilled candidates can grow into the prestigious role
of a Senior Ophthalmic Technician as soon as 6-12 months of being
We strive to deliver best-in-class patient care rooted in
educational leadership, innovative research, and high ethical
standards. We were recently ranked among the Top 10 Clinical
Ophthalmology Departments in the country by Ophthalmology Times. As
the only academic eye center in a 500-mile radius, our physicians
cover every ophthalmology sub-specialty. Our specialists have
developed national and international reputations for excellence in
routine and complex ophthalmic care. Also, our state-of-the-art
facility is one of the largest eye centers in the country and
serves not only patients in the Rocky Mountain region but also
patients all over the world.
Don't just start a new job, consider a career in ophthalmology
where you can help develop our next generation of ophthalmic
professionals. Come join our world-class ophthalmic team at
UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center.
We would love to hear from you!
At UCHealth, we do things differently
We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of
every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the
extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest
and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the
commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients
and their families. We foster a true human connection and give
people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
Assists eye care providers in the care of patients and flow of
clinical activities. Ensures proper care and usage of medical
- Under the direct supervision of eye care provider, assists with
performing patient care. Demonstrate proficiency in performing
ophthalmic core competencies.
- Performs basic ophthalmic testing procedures, diagnostic
testing, administration of medications and tasks delegated by the
eye care provider.
- Assists with minor procedures and prescription refill process
under the direction of provider.
- Performs documentation, patient education and enters charges.
Assists with the flow of patient care.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic
Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist
(COMT) or National Contact Lens Examiner Certification (NCLEC) if
performing as a contact lens Technician
- 2 years sponsored on the job ophthalmic training, or ophthalmic
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for
individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is
ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can
find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a
meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and
perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in
any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be
discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed,
color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental
or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth
does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a
disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act
and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
undue hardship on the organization.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
The pay range for this position is: $22.54 - $33.81 / hour.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
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