Ophthalmic Assistant

So Cal Eye - Long Beach, CA
Posted: August 28, 2019

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

We are a fast-paced multi-physician office seeking enthusiastic Full-Time Ophthalmic Medical Assistants who can provide the highest quality of care to our patients. This position requires an understanding of patient care, communication, and team work. For this position, you must be able to travel between two offices, one in Lakewood and one in Los Alamitos, and be available to work overtime, as needed.

 

Why Us?

We're one of the longest standing and most trusted ophthalmology groups in the nation with a family like atmosphere
We provide a complete line of comprehensive eye care and operate our own surgical center
Medical Benefits: we offer a paid medical plan option!
PTO accrual, 401k & Profit Sharing Plan, and employer-paid Group Life Insurance

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Interviews and records patients’ medical histories  
Prepares patients for examination or treatment by the physician
Enters patients’ medical information into the electronic patient medical record
Performs technical work ups and diagnostic testing by operating various ophthalmic equipment to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient, as ordered by the physician
Transcribes physician’s examination data into patient’s electronic medical record
Instills eye medications, as ordered by the physician
Communicates with patients about their prescriptions, follow up care, procedures, symptoms, and/or post-operative status
Prepares treatment rooms for patient exams, keeping the rooms neat and clean
Maintains and sterilizes medical equipment, instruments, and facilities
Performs various clerical or administrative functions, such as maintaining medical records, sending correspondence to pharmacies or other authorized parties, maintaining an inventory of supplies
Follows applicable policies and procedures and takes precautions to establish a safe work environment
Performs other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred
Experience: 1-3 years of related medical experience preferred, but not required

Experience with checking intraocular pressure and refraction a plus

Certifications and Licenses: Valid driver’s license is required

Valid COA or COT preferred, but not required

Ability to travel between two offices – Lakewood and Los Alamitos – and to work overtime, as needed
Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time with bending, stooping, squatting, sitting, twisting, and reach. Occasional lifting of up to 25lbs.


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So Cal Eye

So Cal Eye

Long Beach, CA

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