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Job Summary

To provide full time technical support for the Diagnostic Electrophysiology Service of the Retinal Dystrophy Center.   

Responsibilities*

  • Provide exceptional patient service.
  • Patient exams including but not limited to patient history, social history, family history, lensometry, Electroretinograms, Electrooculogram, Pattern ERG, multifocal ERG, dark adaptometry, Visual Evoked Potentials, Microperimetry, Goldmann visual fields, Humphrey Visual Fields, Color vision testing.
  • Perform electrophysiological tests and visual fields on clinical research subjects.
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Stock and maintain exam and testing rooms
  • Input of patient information, managing data entry.
  • Instrument calibration, download and update software
  • Identify equipment malfunction and report problem to technical support
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications*

ASSOCIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from high school
  • Successful completion of an internal 12-week training program is required or some experience as an ophthalmic technician
  • Respectful and compassionate attitude
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and follow all guidelines for documentation. 
  • Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
  • Organized, able to maintain and coordinate multiple items. 
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in data entry, analysis, graphing, Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with electronic equipment.
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant certification required within one year, or the appointment will be demoted to a medical assistant.

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduation from high school; Two years of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician
  • Successful completion of an internal 12-week training program is required or some experience as an ophthalmic technician
  • Respectful and compassionate attitude
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and follow all guidelines for documentation. 
  • Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
  • Organized, able to maintain and coordinate multiple items. 
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in data entry, analysis, graphing, Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with electronic equipment.
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant certification

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experienced in field of ophthalmology. 
  • Electronic Medical Record experience.
  • Bachelor of Science or other

Work Schedule

  • Monday- Fri.
  • Hours dependent on clinical need. 

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.