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Ophthalmic Technician Scribe (Travel Required)

Company: Avery Eye Clinic
Location: Conroe
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of Ophthalmic terminology and equipment.
  • Assist in working up ALL physician patients prior to assigned physician arrival.
  • Review the physician's plan for any testing that needs to be completed.
  • Complete visual field testing ordered by the physician; photos, OCT, topography, pachymetry, color test, etc. as needed.
  • Question patient(s) as to what their chief complaint is and document it in the EHR software.
  • Review medical history for accuracy and make changes in the EHR software as needed.
  • Review patient(s) medication list for accuracy and update information in the EHR software as needed.
  • Conduct a visual assessment of distance and near.
  • Dilate and evaluate pupils and eye muscles.
  • Conduct patient refraction and tonometry as needed.
  • Prepare patients for laser procedures.
  • Set up surgical suite for minor procedures using proper sterile technique.
  • Assist the physician with minor procedures as requested.
  • Clean up surgical suite after procedures are complete using proper sterile technique.
  • Obtain prior authorizations for refills and refill prescriptions as directed by the physician.
  • Clean and maintain all tech areas, exam rooms, physician areas and patient waiting rooms.
  • Assist the physician with surgical procedures at the Surgery Center as needed.
  • Assist doctor with patient calls, pharmacy calls, etc; return all patient phone calls the same day received.
  • Communicate all doctor instructions to patients and/or other doctors' offices as directed; fax reports, letters, post op visits, etc., to referring doctors.
  • Ensure quality care of all patients seen at ALL locations.
  • Report any medical equipment disfunctions at any/ALL locations as needed.
  • Check "desk duties" to ensure everything is completed prior to leaving for the day.
  • Any other duties as assigned which are necessary to operate the clinic effectively and efficiently.
  • Participate in duties interdepartmentally as deemed necessary, by clinical supervisor, clinic team lead, Administrator(s) and/or doctor(s).
  • Provide assistance to other clinic personnel as needed.Organizational Functions
    • Maintain practice and patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Exhibit professional demeanor at all times while representing the practice.
    • Maintain a professional level and volume of communication.
    • Participate in staff and educational meetings and training.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications Required Qualifications:
      • High school diploma or an equivalent GED.
      • At least three to five years' experience as an Ophthalmic Technician.
      • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
      • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Ability to work independently, but also work effectively with others as a team to accomplish objectives and goals.
      • Demonstrate self-motivation, initiative and time management skills.
      • Ability to multi-task and follow strict schedules.
      • Travel to ALL locations which include Conroe, The Woodlands and Huntsville.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)
        • Bilingual **Please note, candidates without experience working in an ophthalmology practice will not be considered for this position.

Keywords: Avery Eye Clinic, Conroe , Ophthalmic Technician Scribe (Travel Required), Professions , Conroe, Texas

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