Ophthalmic Assistant / Technician

Full Time in Ophthalmology/Optometry
  • Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America View on Map
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 32271
  • Applicants Apply Externally No
  • Who May Reach Out: Principals Only. Recruiters/Agencies May Not Contact Us

Job Description

Fast growing ophthalmology practice focused on advanced delivery of medical and surgical retinal care, is seeking an ophthalmic technician who can also assist in other matters as needed. This position will be full-time with generous benefits that gives you a chance to learn and work in a fast-paced surgical practice with advanced medical equipment.

By joining us, you will grow your knowledge and abilities in a stimulating environment and will be rewarded by seeing patients’ lives improve significantly. The ability to integrate into our team-oriented approach, and to ensure our patients receive the best possible care is critical.

Reliability is very important, and candidate must provide an upbeat and “can do” attitude with a warm smile.

As an ophthalmic assistant you will work with physician and clerical staff to facilitate the efficient daily flow of patients. You will fulfill multiple functions such as acquiring health histories from patients, measuring vision, assisting the surgeon with procedures and performing diagnostic tests. You will document patient care in the EMR, scribe for the surgeon, monitor and facilitate patient flow in the clinic, answer patient questions, address concerns, and/or refer patient questions to the doctor as appropriate. You will also assist the front desk by returning phone calls, scheduling patients and obtaining some insurance authorization.

On the job training will be offered and progression to certification (Certified Ophthalmic Assistant/Certified Ophthalmic Technician) will be supported and encouraged.
This is a great opportunity for a well-organized, computer literate, detail oriented and self-motivated person towards a permanent position and a long thriving career.

A competitive wage scale, paid time off, paid holidays, health and dental insurance, uniform allowance, wellness/gym stipend, paid continuing education, 401(k) retirement plan with automatic employer contribution, plus profit sharing and cash balance pension plan will be offered.

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Medical Assisting: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Supervisor:

  • Physician

Travel Between Offices:

  • Never

Administrative Duties:

  • Scheduling
  • Answering phones

Clinical Duties:

  • Performing injections
  • Sterilizing instruments
  • Administering medications

Company’s website:

  • www.highlandretina.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

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