As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is looking for a traveling Ophthalmic tech to cover Wilmington DE and our satellite offices of Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr
The Ophthalmic Technician assists and works under the direct supervision of the Ophthalmologist. The responsibilities require performance of a preliminary examination on all patients, which can include but is not limited to, a complete medical and ocular history, lensometry, stereopsis, color testing, visual acuity, tonopen, slit lamp exam, applanation tonometry, visual fields, pupil dilation, fundus , photography, and OCT’s.
1.Successfully navigate and properly document the requisite patient information into the EPIC- Electronic
2. Complete a preliminary ocular exam which includes a medical and ocular history, visual acuities, color
3. Perform additional Ophthalmic Technician responsibilities, i.e. Humphrey Visual Field testing, OIS,
fundus photography, OCT, and pachymetry, if applicable
4. Administer ophthalmic medications in accordance with approved divisional clinical pathway and
confirmed skill competency.
5. Maintain a par level of supplies, medications, and patient educational materials in exam rooms. Ensure
that all ophthalmic equipment is in working order at the beginning of each day, as wekk as throughout
the entirety of each patient care day
6. Work collaboratively with physicians and supervisor to facilitate patient flow and maintain efficiency
7. Participate in the orientation and training of other associates as assigned by manager
8. Work collaboratively with peers at all times to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to
patients and families at all times
9. Possess and utilize excellent written and verbal communication skills
10. Perform all responsibilities in accordance with Nemours standard business practices, policies and
11. Provide ophthalmic technician service in division satellite locations as necessary.
High School Diploma
Two years of satisfactory, full-time work experience under ophthalmologic
or optometric supervision; or graduation from an accredited program for
Ophthalmic Technicians plus one year work experience. JCAHPO
certification at either the COA, COT, or COMT level preferred. Will
provide on the job training if the applicant has experience in various
capacities within the medical field. If trained, it is expected that the
applicant sit for JCAT basic home study course within 3-9 months of
employment; and test for COA Certification within 12 months of hire date.
Failure to do so may result in termination of employment.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.