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Ophthalmic Assistant

Company: Sterling Personnel Inc
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSterling Personnel, Inc. is recruiting for an Ophthalmic Assistant for our client in Corpus Christi, TX. The Ophthalmic Assistant generates important preliminary information to be used by the ophthalmologist and/or Optometrist; reviews patient status, performs medical tests, and assists with minor office surgery and laser surgery. Ophthalmic Assistant:

  • Reviews patient chart to ensure completeness and accuracy of information
  • Performs testing required by type of exam scheduled, patient complaint and history
  • Acts as scribe while physician examines patient recording data into electronic medical records or handwrites in paper chart, oversees patient flow
  • Performs lensometry, refractometry, applanation tonometry, basic muscle balance testing, and other applicable tests
  • Administers topical ophthalmic or oral medications under the direction of the physician
  • Assists with in-office surgical procedures ensuring proper informed consent is obtained, sets up and cleans up from surgical procedures
  • Assists with patient education
  • Prepares medical reports for referring physicians and other applicable third parties
  • Completes insurance disability forms related to medical care performed by physicians
  • Coordinates additional medical care (physician referrals) with other physician offices as required by attending ophthalmologist
  • Submits medical records to primary care physicians as requested
  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of exam rooms during the workdayOphthalmic Requirements:
    • 2+ years of previous ophthalmic experience
    • High School diploma or GED equivalent
    • Must be proficient with Word Processor
    • Bilingual preferred

Keywords: Sterling Personnel Inc, Corpus Christi , Ophthalmic Assistant, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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