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Cedars-Sinai Certified Ophthalmic Technician (Refractive Surgical Coord) – Ellis Eye Center – Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

Make a difference every single day at Cedars-Sinai!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters!

This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing perfection. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

The Certified Ophthalmic Tech (Refractive Surgery Coordinator), is responsible for the scheduling and organization of the technical operations for the Ellis Eye Center. He/She is responsible for the calibration and maintenance of all YAG/Argon/SLT laser and provides ophthalmic technical assistance to the surgeons. Performs Visual Fields examination and GDX examinations. He/she is authorized to retrieve and replace stock medications from the floor stock list which is approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. He/She maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Key Functions and Encouraged Performances:

  • Demonstrates clinical expertise and technical skills for calibrating and maintaining laser and other surgical equipment per manufacturer's recommendations, laser safety policies, and applicable regulations.

  • Performs pre-treatment eye examination and evaluation; measurement and recording of acuity; color vision testing; basic lensometry/tonometry; measurement of intraocular pressure.

  • Assists physician in ARGON/YAG/SLT procedures.

  • Performs visual field and GDX procedures.

  • Assumes responsibility for patient advocacy, patient rights, and meeting customers expectations.

  • Demonstrates accountability for judicious use of supplies, equipment, maintains supplies/equipment at per levels

This is a per diem position with the potential for full time.

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Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technician (COMT) required.

  • A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience as an Ophthalmology Technician.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.