Associates in Ophthalmology (AIO) is seeking an ophthalmic physician assistant to join our team! AIO is a physician owned, independent practice consisting of 14 MDs, 2 full-time ODs, 3 part-time ODs and nearly 120 employees. AIO has been in existence since 1899, and currently has 9 offices in the Western, PA and Wheeling, WV region.
The job duties include but are not limited to the following:
Primary responsibility for performing H&P’s and clearances for all surgical patients. AIO conducts over 4,000 surgeries annually.
Handling other preoperative and postoperative care
Conducting routine ophthalmic and vision exams
Triaging patients and providing urgent care visits
Managing treatment plans
Performing intravitreal procedures under supervision
Seeing emergency patients when the physician is unavailable
Evaluating patients related to refractive exams
Other duties as necessary
AIO is a renowned, multi-sub-specialty eye care group offering a wide range of services in the diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, laser vision correction, diseases of the cornea, retina and glaucoma. All sub-specialties are managed by physicians who are fellowship-trained and board-certified. Our main office includes 12,000 sf of office space and an 8,000 sf ASC. AIO was the first in our region to implement the LenSx Femtosecond laser technology for laser cataract surgery in May 2012. AIO was also first in the region to implement 3D Surgery in our ASC in 2018. AIO implemented NextGen EMR in 2006 and has qualified for Meaningful Use and PQRS Incentives since 2012. AIO was selected as one of Pittsburgh's Best Places to Work in 2013 and 2014. We are an optometric friendly practice with over 300 actively referring providers. Our ASC received a 3-Year Certification by AAAHC and consists of 3 Class C Operating Rooms.