This position is located at the New Orleans VA Medical Center within the Ophthalmology clinic of the Surgery Service in support of the Teleretinal Imaging Program (TRIP). The incumbent also performs routine technical and clerical duties as an Ophthalmology Health Technician.Major duties and responsibilities include:Interprets requests or instructions from the eye health care personnel.Receives assignments for a variety of difficult examinations.Explains procedures, positions patients for desired results.Adjusts and adapts specialized equipment.Schedules procedures, coordinating with other services.Notifies physician of test results and ensures original results are included in the permanent record.Performs difficult specialized tests and measurements that are preliminary to the physician's treatment of the patient.Maintains administrative and clinical files.Answers telephone inquiries and maintains good public relations. Work Schedule: Rotating shifts 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designate position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
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