HEALTH TECHNOLOGIST - OPHTHALMOLOGY

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 25, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228919-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Health Technologist will work as part of a research team to complete electrophysiology testing and imaging in clinical trials where this testing is required. This individual must be able to work consistently and effectively as part of a high performance work team, have the ability to effectively devote keen and acute attention to detail, and have demonstrated ability to operate electrophysiology and imaging equipment. This Health Technologist position will play a vital role in the conduct of research requiring electrophysiology and imaging. This position will also assist in some regulatory/ IRB duties, such as gathering data, completing forms, and obtaining signatures on required documents.

The Health Technologist will report directly to the Ophthalmology Clinical Trials Program Manager.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

- A bachelor's degree is not required for this position. Please refer to the minimum years relevant work experience and the certification section below for more information on the position requirements.

- Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- At least 4 years of patient care and previous ophthalmic healthcare experience required.
- Experience with electrophysiology required.
- Experience with imaging (OCT, fundus photos, Microperimetry, and visual fields) required.
- Experience with Clinical Trials preferred.
- Experience in working with regulatory/IRB submission documents preferred.

Prefix determination is based on years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Background Check and Caregiver Check Required.

Knowledge/Skills Required:
- Strong communication skills, including verbal skills.
- Exceptional spelling abilities.
- Strong interpersonal skills and work ethic.
- Must be a highly motivated 'self starter' with the ability to exercise initiative.
- Ability to work independently and work well as a team player.
- Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage a variety of study related projects simultaneously.

The candidate hired will be required to complete and maintain ongoing compliance with CITI Human Subjects Training, HIPAA training, and other training requirements as appropriate.

Department(s):

A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Contact:

Jennie Perry-Raymond
jrperry@wisc.edu
608-265-4659
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SR H TECH, OPHTHAMLGY(S22BN) or HLTH TECH, OPHTHAMLGY(S22DN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

228919-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Nov 25 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 9 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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