Penn State Health Ophthalmic Technician - Ophthalmology UPC1 in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: 8 hours


Responsible to perform a variety of eye care duties to assist physicians in the examination and treatment of eye disorders, using knowledge of advanced ophthalmic techniques and procedures. Duties include preparing examination and treatment rooms, reviewing the appointment schedule, performing basic and routine vision screening examinations, administering eye medications, cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments, and assisting physicians during minor surgical procedures.


High School diploma or GED required

Basic Life Support Certification required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date

Applicants must have one or more of the following qualifications:

(a) Minimum of one year experience in an eye practice.

(b) Minimum of one year experience as a Medical Assistant.

(c) Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program


Associates degree preferred JCAHPO Certification preferred

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained