Ophthalmic Technician Program Director

Duke University

United States

September 3, 2022

Description

Duke University and Duke University Health System require all students, faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 and influenza vaccines. After you have officially accepted a position at Duke, you may request a religious or medical accommodation.

Ophthalmic Technician Program Director

Work Arrangement:

Requisition Number: 205428

Regular or Temporary: Regular

Location:

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER

Date: Jul 27, 2022

School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Provide excellent customer service to all students. This position is the primary instructor for the Duke Ophthalmic Technician Program. Candidate must be Certified Ophthalmic Technician and preferably has training experience.

Daily/Weekly responsibilities:

  • Respond to all phone calls and e-mails and send information as appropriate.
  • Prepare weekly Op Tech student schedule including meeting with the Clinic Managers, Technician instructors and faculty as needed to discuss and schedule rotations. The schedule will include classes and clinical rotations.
  • Meet with the Technician instructors no less than quarterly to discuss issues. Instructor responsible for introducing the students to the Technician instructors prior to the start of the clinical rotation.
  • Visit the students in clinical rotations throughout the main campus and satellites. Observe, instruct and mentor students.
  • Prepare and present teaching materials and instructional modules to students both online and in person.
  • Coordinate with the Special Events office, lectures that are appropriate for students to attend.
  • Revise, copy, administer and grade all exams, keeping accurate record.
  • Ensure that the technician instructors complete all clinical evaluations in a timely manner.
  • After each clinical rotation meet with the students to review and discuss the progress evaluations.
  • Maintain all Op Tech program files including: application files, student personnel files, attendance, grades, policies, post-graduate data and accreditation files.
  • Monthly progress meetings with each student.
  • Monthly/Seasonal responsibilities:

  • Arrange classroom space as needed.
  • Schedule orientations.
  • Maintain and upgrade student library.
  • Screen applicants in Slate. Plan and coordinate applicant interview day. Ensure application information is up-to-date.
  • Communicate with applicants of the decisions made process accordingly through Slate and Peoplesoft.
  • Meet with Special Events office to plan and coordinate student graduation.
  • Meet with Program Medical Director to discuss faculty involvement and support.
  • Meet with the Director of Finance to review and discuss program budget. In addition, review any current or upcoming program needs.
  • Prepare CoA-OMP Annual Report and prepare for accreditation.
  • Represent Duke OMA Training Program as a COTP member and attend Academy meetings.
  • Recruitment and Marketing:

  • Work with marketing department to maintain, revise and update brochures and website.
  • Plan and coordinate visits to high school counselors, job fairs and other marketing events.
  • Participate in the planning and staffing of vision screenings sponsored by the Eye Center.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Education

    Must be Certified Ophthalmic Technician

    Experience

    Work requires a minimum of five years experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of business related education, training and/or development programs. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

    Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

    Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

    Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

    Nearest Major Market: Durham Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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