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Ophthalmology Assistant

Location: 9800 S Healthpark Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: GCHSWF Peds Ophthalmology
Categories: Clinical Support
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Are you a caring, compassionate Ophthalmology Tech who enjoys making people happy in a team-oriented setting? If so, read on!

The Ophthalmology Assistant ensures an excellent customer experience while assisting the patient and the care team in an outpatient practice. This position is responsible for patient safety, assisting in minor procedures, rooming patients, and the safe operation of medical equipment. Handles and administers ophthalmic solutions according to regulatory standards and organizational policy and procedure. This position is responsible for the collection, communication and documentation of accurate patient information/data and maintaining medical records according to regulatory standards and organizational policies and procedures. Coordinates and facilitates requests for information, prescriptions and medications as directed by the provider. Addresses patient questions/concerns with information as directed by the provider. Provides scheduling support, authorization assistance, scanning or other medical practice assistance as directed.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
Preferred:
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Experience
Required:

Preferred:

Additional:
  • Patient care related formal training required, i.e. CNA, EMT, MA. In lieu of patient care education, 2 years experience hands on patient care in ophthalmology healthcare setting required.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • none
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • none
Preferred:
  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) certification preferred
Additional Requirements:
  • At least 6 months recent experience in ophthalmology setting required. Medical terminology, basic knowledge of ocular disease, communication skills and proficiency with electronic health record required.