Ophthalmology Technician - UCF Health Lake Nona

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Work type: OPS (Temporary)
Location: UCF HSC at Lake Nona
Categories: Medicine

Classification Title:

OPS Ophthalmology Technician - UCF Health Lake Nona

Job Description:

The Ophthalmology Technician position is located at UCF Health in Lake Nona and works under the supervision of the Assistant Nurse Manager in providing patient care services within the medical office.

  • Prepare patients for exams and procedures and assists physician as needed.
  • Prepare patient charts for physician visit.
  • Obtain ocular, medical, and family history.
  • Perform ocular assessment and testing, manifest refractometry, and spectacle prescription evaluation.
  • Perform screening and diagnostic testing and assessments under the direction of the ophthalmologist.
  • Instruct patient regarding medications, tests, and procedures
  • Instill ocular medications.
  • Coordinates clinical services including patient care, appointment scheduling, and procedure scheduling.
  • Participate in telephone triage.
  • Maintains adequate supplies in exam and treatment rooms.
  • Acts as an engaged member of the Patient Centered Medical Home Team. Participates in team meetings, care huddles, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Hours of work:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Hours and location (Orlando - Main and Lake Nona) of work may flex based on scheduling and coverage needs. Regular and reliable attendance is expected.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday

Type of Appointment:

OPS (Temporary)

Hourly Rate:


Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience. Must hold a Florida Ophthalmic or Optometric Technologist certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates with previous experience in an ophthalmology practice / patient care setting.

Additional Application Materials Requirement:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Benefit Eligibility:

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.  OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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