Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP LAB TCHN 1 PD
Department:
OPHTHALMOLOGY
Hiring Pay Scale
$34.65 / Hour
Worksite:
Shiley Eye Institute
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#130599 Ophthalmic Technician 1 - Per Diem

Extended Deadline: Wed 7/24/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Please note that this position is a per diem appointment

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/09/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Functions within the activities of all medically related paraprofessionals and office activities involving patient flow and care. Under the supervision of physicians, will participate in patient care involving history, diagnostic vision tests and visual field examinations. Will be responsible for maintaining timely and courteous patient flow. In addition, will organize and stock each examination room.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to take patient history, evaluate patient problems and provide complete documentation in patient record.

  • Ability to perform tonometry, field of vision, visual acuity, measurement of eye refractive error, color vision, spectacle. measurement, and related tests.

  • Ability to develop and implement effective patient scheduling/appointment system and coordinate the flow or necessary documents and referral services.

  • Ability to sterilize and maintain ophthalmology equipment and supplies in a clean, safe and orderly manner.

  • Ability to train and educate patients, staff, residents, medical students and the general community regarding ophthalmology clinic services and. procedures, hospital procedures and necessary patient instructions

  • Knowledge of infection control principles in order to disinfect and sterilize equipment and to operate autoclave.

  • General knowledge of ophthalmic diseases, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in order to carry out all functions.

  • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public and medical personnel.

  • Knowledge of professional dress code.

  • Knowledge of (and high standards of) laboratory hygiene, biohazard handling, and universal precautions.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Recommend having attended an ophthalmic assistant course and willingness to attain Ophthalmic Assistant certification through JCAHPO.

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $72,349 - $72,349 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $34.65 - $34.65

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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Application Instructions

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