Ophthalmic Medical Technologists

Ophthalmic Medical Technologists

Assist ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions and ophthalmic photography. Provide instruction and supervision to other ophthalmic personnel. Assist with minor surgical procedures, applying aseptic techniques and preparing instruments. May perform eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct patients in care and use of corrective lenses.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Integrity * Concern for Others * Dependability * Self Control * Initiative * Social Orientation * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Conduct tonometry or tonography tests to measure intraocular pressure. * Measure visual acuity, including near, distance, pinhole, or dynamic visual acuity, using appropriate tests. * Take and document patients' medical histories.


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Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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