Rockland Eye Physicians
Two location ophthalmology practice established in 1972 in Rockland County New York seeking experienced ophthalmic technician. COA desired as 80% of the clinical staff is certified to meet meaningful use requirements. Located in a state-of-the-art location in West Nyack, NY. Two cataract surgeons, pediatric ophthalmologist, full-time optometrist and part-time plastics ophthalmologist. Topcon Harmony image system. We have utilized Nextgen EMR since 2011. Marco EPIC Refraction stations. Optical shop. We are approximately 30 minutes north of New York City, where the city’s rich and famous escape to their “country” homes.
REPORTS TO: Clinical Manager
JOB SUMMARY: To perform an extensive number of data collection functions as delegated by the physician to allow for proper, professional diagnosis of patients’ conditions. Demonstrate ophthalmic assistant skills as outlined by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).
RESPONSIBILITIES: (This is a sample and not all inclusive)
Communication & Patient Care
Interact with all patients using the level of respect and professionalism required by this practice.
Obtain patient history to include chief complaint, history of present illness, past history (ocular and general), family history (ocular and general), and history of allergies and medications.
Perform accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks to include: Visual Acuity, Manual Lensometry, Confrontational Visual Fields, Stereo testing, Evaluation of Motility, Pupillary Function Tests, Color Plates, Applanation Tonometry, Refractometry, Visual Field Testing, OCT Testing, Topography Testing, Ophthalmic Photographs
Perform duties consistent with ophthalmic writer/scribe.
Schedule MRI/CT Scans and other outside testing for patients.
Troubleshoot instruments as necessary. Replace bulbs. Schedule maintenance.
Triage, Screenings, Administrative
REQUIREMENTS: Eye Care Experience Required
Competitive salary, Paid Time Off package and a complete benefit package including STD/LTD, 401K with 4% company match and elective annual profit sharing, health and dental insurance, Employee Assistance Program.