Immediate need for full time assistant and technician for private practice office in Newport Beach, CA, where you can see the ocean and smell the salt sea air.
We seek candidates with a neat, professional appearance who are experienced, self-motivated, hardworking and have good organizational, communication and people skills. You will be working directly with the doctor and conduct initial eye examination, perform diagnostic testing and schedule surgery. We want to help you grow professionally through education and mentoring.
Daily responsibilities will involve mostly professional technical duties but will have some administrative components as well.
Professional will include:
obtaining patient history
performing preliminary exam of patient with standard tests and measurements prior to patients being seen by doctor
entering patient data into charts and computer EHR
set up and assist with in-office minor surgical procedures
administer topical medications or diagnostic drugs prescribed by doctor
Administrative will include
greet patients and escort them to exam or testing areas
answer patient questions and educate them about their condition and treatments
help triage phone calls
gather medical records and patient information
help maintain, clean and stock exam areas and equipment after each patient
order supplies ad needed
help open and close exam and testing areas
you must be willing and able to assist in other tasks as needed by office
Skills - you should be proficient in:
visual field testing - confrontation and automated
ocular motility evaluation
lensometry - manual and automated
refractometry - a plus
surgery scheduling including education patients, obtaining pre certs., booking with surgery center. (we are willing to train the right candidate)
Qualifications and experience:
You should have previous experience in an ophthalmology medical office and ideally have completed a program in ophthalmic medical assisting. Certification by JCAHPO (COS, COA, COT, COMT)preferred; experience in surgery scheduling a plus.
Additional Salary Information: This position is full time, M-F, 8 to 5. No evenings or weekends. We offer paid vacations, paid sick days, medical and dental insurance, profit sharing/401K plan. We do conduct background and reference checks.