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    The incumbent of this position will serve as a health technician in the Ophthalmology Department providing a variety of specialized diagnostic procedures and other ancillary support for Eye Care providers to ensure efficient, high quality care.

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    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Health Technician (Ophthalmology)/ PD#6265-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized


    The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Manages clinic efficiency and flow under the direction of ophthalmologists and/or optometrists.
    • Performs periodic consultations, reviews, and education to ensure all required tests are being performed appropriately and safely.
    • Supervises the set-up and clean-up of the minor surgery room and the preparation of patients and instruments for intraocular injections and clinic surgeries, including biopsies.
    • Interviews and examines patients in an eye care clinic setting.
    • Measures and records distance and near vision, and performs lensometry and autorefraction.
    • Performs retinal imaging.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522849100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.