Retina Technician/ Scribe
Are you inspired by working in an environment that truly impacts the lives of others? If so, join a dedicated close knit team that feels like a family where you can literally help the people in our community have better lives. We are a high volume practice looking to hire multiple energetic, articulate, experienced full time Ophthalmic Technicians who are well-versed in general, medical and surgical ophthalmology.
Our state of the art, private practice provides an extensive range of personalized eye care services to our patients. We are a multi-specialty ophthalmology practice with 13 doctors and 5 locations. Our doctors, along with our clinical team, are dedicated to optimizing our patient’s vision and ensuring they can see their best.
We are looking to hire multiple energetic, articulate, experienced Retina Technicians and scribes who are well-versed in general, medical and surgical ophthalmology.
Greets and rooms patient. Completes patient work-up, including: collection of chief complaint, obtain medical and ocular history, vision screening, manifest refraction, lensometry, applanation, EOM’s, CVF, dilation, as well as any other components of an examination our providers feel are needed.
Perform tests including, but not limited to: A- or B-scan calculations, Visual Fields, Pachymetry, Corneal Topography (Pentacam), Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), IOL Master and LenStar, Pachymetry.
May assist physician with in-office procedures, as appropriate and in accordance with incumbent’s training. Administers ocular medications as prescribed by the physician. Educates patients as necessary or requested.
Provides patient counseling regarding proper use of medication. As needed, distributes approved pre- and post-op guidelines.
Charts all medical data and testing results in patient’s EHR.
Refill prescriptions through ERX system.
Performs telephone triage to assess urgent versus emergent needs and creates schedules to meet the needs of the patient. Promptly responds to messages from patients, pharmacists, and other doctors as well as perform prior authorizations for medications.
Restocks and cleans exam rooms after patient care. Conducts area sweeps during and at the end of day. Closes rooms at the end of clinic.
Dependable transportation as travel to multiple clinic locations is required
Minimum 2 years experience as Ophthalmic Technician
Demonstrates flexibility in job assignment
Demonstrates experience and ability to work in a fast-paced clinic environment
Efficiently and accurately interviews patients and documents histories; ensures charts are updated and accurate
Demonstrates working knowledge of eye anatomy, disease and ocular medications
Experience with HVF, Lensometry, Corneal Topography, Optical Coherence Tomography, Tonometry, Muscle Fields, Pupil Exams, Fundus Photography and Refracting.
Proficiency with EMR computer programs. Nextgen is a plus!
Perform general duties and other functions as required or assigned.
At least 3 years of experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Able to work effectively in a team environment.
Must be proficient with computer and related software programs.
Working knowledge of anatomy, pharmacology, medical terminology, sterilization techniques, and basic eye care.
Understanding of ophthalmic testing and the use of ophthalmic instruments and equipment.
Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills; strong communication skills and organizational skills required.
Job Type: Full-time
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Ophthalmic Technician: 2 years (Required)
Certified and non certified are welcome to apply. We have an extensive training program. The practice will provide you with all material to study and pay for your certifications and CEs.
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