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Job Summary

The Kellogg Eye Center seeks to improve lives through curing, preventing and treating eye disease. To perform basic tests and procedures under the close supervision of medical and allied health staff. Mastery of all basic tests and procedures.

Responsibilities*

  • Perform the duties of an ophthalmic technician as well as:
  • Perform ophthalmic test and procedures with proficiency in the ophthalmic sub-specialties.
  • Coordinate follow-up care of patients.
  • Assist in training and coordinating the work of ophthalmic assistants and technicians and interns.
  • Participate in research studies.
  • Actively assist in clinic workflow, scheduling of technicians, communicating delays to patients.
  • Onboarding of new employees.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Provide exceptional patient service.
  • Assist in clinical procedures.

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 - Friday, 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.

Mission Statement

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.

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.