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OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR

Req #: 171855
Department: EYE INSTITUTE
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 01/13/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $5,162 - $6,945 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis:  Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The UW Medicine Eye Institute at Harborview has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Is highly skilled with advanced clinical expertise in ophthalmic care, as well as anatomy and physiology of systems and systemic diseases affecting patients' well-being, specific to the eye
  • Provides advanced ophthalmic skills to the outpatient and inpatient components of the Eye Institute
  • Under general supervision of the manager, manages the daily operations of the Eye Institute to ensure efficient clinic operations and manage patient flow for multiple providers
  • Monitors personnel schedules to streamline clinic services and responds to provider schedule changes by assuring appropriate and adequate staffing levels are maintained
  • Is customer service-focused and possess strong people and organizational skills

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Completion of an ophthalmic or orthoptic technician program AND five years of ophthalmic experience AND certification appropriate for the clinical specialty; Certified Ophthalmic Tech
    OR
    equivalent education/experience.

    This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-12

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