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University of Rochester Asst Supvr Ophthalmology - 233320 in Rochester, New York

Asst Supvr Ophthalmology Job ID 233320

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 097 Ophthalmology Eye Clinic

Schedule

8 AM-4:30 PM

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY :

Functions as a specialist and/or educator in various disciplines of Ophthalmology. May assist in some supervisory duties, or in the absence of the supervisor. Specifically performs complex technical assignments which are broadly outlined, require theoretical insight and interpretation, and allow latitude for planning and modifying methods and techniques. Exercises a high degree of skill and judgment, and an understanding of the principles and methodology of a technical field.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED :

May frequently perform as a Supervising Ophthalmic Technician

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED :

All clinical equipment as listed in the ophthalmic tech III & IV positions.

TYPICAL DUTIES & (PERCENT OF TIME SPENT ON EACH):

  • Coordinates daily activities of assigned ophthalmic technicians and develop weekly technician schedules: Maintains presence on the clinical floor to ensure patient flow moves efficiently troubleshooting in all services as needed as needed.

  • Oversight of ophthalmic technician training program to ensure staff is performing at required skill level. Includes: one-on-one training with technicians (e.g. conducting phoropter refractions and/or trial lens refractions, incorporation of faculty feedback on training opportunities, development of a faculty lecture series, provide guidance and oversight of the technician incentive program intended to promote achievement of certification levels ( COA, COT, COMT ), and collaboration with diagnostic services team on training & skill enhancement opportunities.

  • Performs as an ophthalmic technician, in addition fills is able to float in and cover any specialty service when staffing shortages occur, specific duties would include interaction with patients and all others in the department to ensure that the patient and assigned faculty member needs are met.

  • Chairs bi-monthly technician team meeting. Ensures appropriate follow-up items are addressed. Attends pertinent departmental meetings to address tech related items. Works with Faculty Practice Manager to assess/analyzes technician supply and demand for the department.

  • Provides regular weekly feedback to Faculty Practice Manager about staffing concerns, performance issues, and opportunities for organizational improvements.

  • Assists with recruitment and hiring process for ophthalmic technicians, and provides input regarding performance evaluations for technicians in conjunction with the Faculty Practice Manager.

  • Keeps certification up to date in addition keeps abreast of current trends and developments in ophthalmic technical field.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant experience with COA certification; or 5 years of relevant experience and COA certification, or an equivalent combination of education and experience with COA certification. Preferred COT certification.

    NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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