Part Time Ophthalmic Technician - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancingmedicine. Healing made personal.

Assists Physician and othertechnical support personnel to perform diagnostics tests necessary forevaluation of patient eye problem.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Performs preliminary screeningexaminations for physician review including, but not limited to, central andperipheral visual field tests; ocular motility tests; color vision tests;pharmacological pupil tests; tonometry, tonography and tensilon tonographytests to determine intraocular pressure and pupil testing for size, equalityand reaction prior to dilation.
2. Directs the flow of patients examined by physician; obtainsmedical and personal data for patient charts; screens patients for conditionsexcluding ocular examination; arranges for laboratory and other tests,ophthalmic photography, outpatient studies and patient admissions and surgeryas requested by physician; alleviates patient and family concerns by explainingdiagnostic procedures and method of treatment.
3. Calibrates and maintains all instruments used including, but not limited tobio-microscopes, lensometer, keratometer, tangent screen, slit lamp andtonometers; cleans and stocks consultation rooms and microbiology laboratorywith drugs and other suppliesd as needed.
4. Sterilizes and sets up instruments for ophthalmic surgical procedures;assists with minor office surgery, laser treatments and operating room surgeryas required.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health Systembelieves that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotionto delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we re as diverse as the city wecall home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us,you become a part of Mount Sinai s unrivaled record of achievement, educationand advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

We work hard to acquire and retainthe best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment whereyou can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees,regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patientcare.

Explore more about this opportunityand how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, themission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patientcare with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivalededucation, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The MountSinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine atMount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai BethIsrael, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount SinaiQueens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St.Luke s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is anequal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individualand cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued andappreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexualorientation.


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