Ophthalmic Technician - Metropolitan Hospital - New York, NY - Full-time

Location
New York, New York
Posted
Oct 09, 2021
Ref
6568
Specialty
Hospitalist
Position Type
Permanent
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan , located on First Avenue & 97 th Street in Manhattan, accommodate over 313,000 outpatient visits, nearly 70,000 emergency room visits and more than 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with New York Medical College.

Responsibilities:

Assist ophthalmic providers in working-up and preparing patients for eye exams in a fast-paced, high patient volume hospital setting.
Perform visual fields, OCTs, fundus photos, fluorescein angiography, and other auxiliary ophthalmic imaging
Assist clinic in optimizing patient flow and patient management
All other duties as assigned under supervision of departmental leadership

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalency.
At least one year of experience in a healthcare environment (student, intern, or volunteer experience will be considered).
Working knowledge or willingness to learn ophthalmic medical terminology, usage of imaging equipment, and other ophthalmic testing.
Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, and strong attention to detail and documentation.
Formal ophthalmic training preferred, but not required.
Spanish speaking preferred, but not required.

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire

Benefits Include:

1199 Opportunity with competitive salary

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your CV to Katherine Sharpe, Physician Recruiter for PAGNY, at SharpeK@pagny.org

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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