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Ophthalmic Assistant

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Job ID: 5111
Location: Eugene, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Ophthalmic Assistant for a Per Diem/Relief, Day position.  

JOB SUMMARY
Ophthalmic Assistant Certified: Responsible for assisting the Ophthalmologist or Optometrist in providing office based patient care and perform ophthalmic clinical duties as directed including various testing, instilling medications, order processing, and documentation in the electronic medical record. 

Ophthalmic Assistant: Responsible for assisting the Ophthalmologist or Optometrist in providing office based patient care as directed. Responsible for performing all clerical and information technology functions for the physician during patient visits in the clinic. This includes primary responsibility of the operation of the electronic health record and electronic dictation system. Required to anticipate physician needs to facilitate the flow of clinic. Must be discreet, tactful, and modest in performance of duties so as not to distract medical staff from patient care. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
Ophthalmic Assistant Certified: EDUCATION: Completion of Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) training program or work experience and passed JCAHPO COA level examination. EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: Minimum of one year experience in an office based ophthalmology practice preferred. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification required at date of hire.

Ophthalmic Assistant: EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent preferred, Completion of an anatomy and/or medical terminology class preferred. EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: Minimum of one year experience in an office based ophthalmology practice preferred. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OCS) through JCAHPO or Scribe Certification through American College of Medical Scribe Specialists (ACMSS) required at date of hire. 

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

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