Eye Associates Northwest, PC is a premier multi-specialty ophthalmology group focused on delivering exceptional eye care.
We are seeking friendly, reliable, patient-focused candidates for a professional opportunity as an Ophthalmic Technician. The qualified individual will demonstrate empathy for patient's needs, as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills. They will have strong computer skills and attention to detail. Ideal candidates will have one to two years of experience as an ophthalmic technician, and a demonstrated comprehension of ophthalmic equipment and clinical practices. Prefer experience using an EHR such as NextGen. In addition to a great working environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits. We offer 401k with match, health, dental, disability, and vision insurance, free parking or transit card, supplemental benefits, and paid time off.
The Ophthalmic Technician will assist the ophthalmologist or optometrist by performing ophthalmic clinical functions such as patient work ups and special testing.
Duties & Responsibilities include:
Maintain patient flow and communication regarding appointment status.
Administer eye medications and instruct the patient in care and treatment of eye conditions.
Conduct patient work-ups including measuring vision, Tonometry, Extraocular Muscle Function testing, Pachymetry, and Refraction.
Answer patient questions, address concerns, follow up questions and/or refer patient questions to providers as appropriate.
Complete appropriate intake assessment of patients, including reviewing the medical record prior to physician examination.
Other duties and projects as assigned by management.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities include:
Minimum 1-year experience as an ophthalmic assistant, experienced COA or COT preferred.
Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office products, Windows environment, and strong keyboarding skills. Prefer experience using an EHR such as NextGen.
Basic knowledge of medical coding terminology and convention.
High School Graduate or General Education Degree(GED).
Willing to help in all areas, have flexibility and effectively work in a team environment.
Professional appearance, strong interpersonal skills, and patient confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.