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Ophthalmic Technician Program Director
Requisition Number: 205428
Regular or Temporary: Regular
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.
Respond to all phone calls and e-mails and send information as
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
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
Monthly progress meetings with each student.
Arrange classroom space as needed.
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
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
Recruitment and Marketing:
Work with marketing department to maintain, revise and update brochures
Plan and coordinate visits to high school counselors, job fairs and other
Participate in the planning and staffing of vision screenings sponsored by
the Eye Center.
Must be Certified Ophthalmic Technician
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
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