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Ophthalmic Technician

Company: Eye Care Partners
Location: Florence
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

EyeCare Partners is the nations leading provider of clinically integrated eye care. Our national network of over 300 ophthalmologists and 700 optometrists provides a lifetime of care to our patients with a mission to enhance vision, advance eye care and improve lives. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, over 650 ECP-affiliated practice locations provide care in 18 states and 80 markets, providing services that span the eye care continuum. For more information, visit Title: Ophthalmic Technician Company: Florence Ophthalmology Location: Florence, AL Perks: Full Benefits Package - Medical, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance 401k + Employer Matching Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Paid Maternity Leave Optical Education Reimbursement Competitive Base Pay Hours: Full Time Our office is open from Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. You may need to work a little earlier/later as needed. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent Favorable result on Background Check Basic computer skills Strong customer service skills Excitement to learn and grow Essential Functions: Facilitate patient flow Assist the doctor in preliminary testing Verify medical and vision insurances Effectively communicate with patients, doctors, and managers Answer inquiries through phone, email, and in-person requests FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION: An Ophthalmic Technician is a valuable asset to an Ophthalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit. This employee is able to handle a wide range of duties while using equipment to perform the initial testing needed to prepare a patient for an exam with an Ophthalmologist. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Provide exceptional customer service during every patient encounter (in person or via phone) Display a professional attitude, greet patients promptly with a smile, and thank them when they leave Practice urgency at all times with patients time, as well as doctors time and schedule Comply with all company policies and procedures including HIPAA Verify patient information by interviewing patient Recording medical history, current medications and confirming purpose of visit Records all data in the patient's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Checks condition of patient's eyes by observing pupils, muscles, visual acuity, and extraocular movements Required skills include: dilation, refraction, pressures, and performing a variety of diagnostic tests including visual fields, OCT, GDX, IOL master, auto refractor and topography Demonstrates working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms and ocular medications General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Other Skills and Abilities Reliable transportation that would allow employee to go to multiple work locations with minimal notice Ability to work weekends when applicable Desire to gain industry knowledge and training Demonstrates initiative in accomplishing practice goals Ability to grow, adapt, and accept change Consistently creating a positive work environment by being team-oriented and patient-focused Commitment to work over 40 hours to meet the needs of the business Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required One-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) is preferred Favorable result on background check required Must be able to provide proof of identity and right to work in the United States If you need assistance with this application, please contact [phone removed]. Please do not contact the office directly only resumes submitted through this website will be considered. EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: Eye Care Partners, Decatur , Ophthalmic Technician, Professions , Florence, Alabama

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