Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates - Belmont, NC
Posted: November 17, 2019

Do you want to work for one of the Carolinas’ most respected medical practices? Are you looking for not just a job, but a career? We are looking for you.

 

We are Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A. (CEENTA), the region’s premier eye, ear, nose, and throat care provider for adults and pediatric patients for more than 90 years, and we are looking to add to our team. We are currently looking for an Ophthalmic Technician. The position is full time and would provide clinical coverage and assist with surgery scheduling. You would travel between three offices, as the physician, Dr. Kashyap Kansupada, sees patients in our Belmont, Huntersville and Pineville offices.

Dr. Kansupada is an Ophthalmologist specializing in Refractive Lens Implant Surgeries to correct cataracts, presbyopia, and astigmatism using the Femto-laser when appropriate.

Monday: 7:15a-5p

Tuesday: 7:15a-5p

Wednesdays: 7:15a-5p

Thursday: 7:15a-5p

Friday: 7:15a-12p

 

Summary of the position:

Assist the physician by providing preliminary medical evaluation to include diagnostic evaluation for clinical patients as well as providing medical treatment and medical care services to patients.

  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Perform preliminary components of the ophthalmic work up due to nature of patient complaint and current status at the request of the physician.
  2. Instill eye medications as per physician’s order.
  3. Perform diagnostic testing to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patient (when appropriate)
  4. Provide education and instruction on the use and maintenance of contact lens
  5. Assist with surgery scheduling
  6. Provide educational and triage information to patient and their families (when appropriate)

Education and/ or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong Refracting skills preferred. Previous scribing experience a plus.

 

Skills and Abilities:

Customer Service and organizational skills, data entry, written and verbal communication skills, maintain positive team oriented attitude with an attention to details.

Ability to follow procedures and processes in accordance to CEENTA standards utilizing: (may vary by specialty and/ or physician)      

  • Phoropter
  • Tonometry
  • Slit Lamp
  • Pachometer
  • Visual Field machine
  • Fundus camera
  • OCT machine
  • Lensometer (manual and automated)
  • Color plate
  • Amsler Grid
  • Autoclave
  • Schirmer test
  • Blood pressure cuff
  • Stethescope
  • Glucometer

 

Certificates and License:

Valid and active certificate from JCAHPO as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant or Certified Ophthalmic Technician is preferred but not required

 

Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A. offer a competitive benefits package including medical insurance coverage on the first day of employment. Our physicians believe in continuing education and offer opportunities for up to 30 hours of free CE a year, plus our compensation model is structured to offer higher wages to certified technicians. Join our team to provide excellent patient care!


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Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates

Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates

Belmont, NC

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