Position Details

Department: Ophthalmology
Category: Ophthalmology
Location: Scottsdale
Posting #: 499768
Date Posted: 2/11/2020
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: As an Ophthalmic Assistant you will be utilizing your customer service skills to meet the needs of the children, their parents and medical professionals. If you are comfortable and enjoy welcoming patients as well as having the flexibility to conduct intake, using your computer skills, prepare a room-this job will require your flexibility skills! If you have previous experience working in a medical office and would like to work with children, please apply! HIPPA knowledge preferred.Schedule : 4/10's -M/T/Th/F - Wednesday off; no weekends or evenings. 7:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. Address: 20201 North Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ

The Ophthalmic Assistant works under the direction of the practice provider and supports the functions of the ophthalmic technician. This position performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. As directed by a physician, prepares patients for examination and treatment. This includes obtaining patient history, documenting allergies, obtains current vision measurement, maintains medication list, and generating surgical consent forms. Assists the provider and technician in the course of the patient encounter as requested.
  2. Provides throughput support to assist in the efficiencies of patient flow, including assisting with the intake and discharge processes.
  3. Administers medications such as eye drops under physicians written order.
  4. Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.
  5. Assists in the maintenance of supplies and equipment for treatment, including sterilization.
  6. Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 1 or more years of experience working in a healthcare or pediatric setting. Required
2. Possess a working knowledge of the functionality of electronic health records which includes a high level of computer literacy. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
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