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Ophthalmic Assistant

Company: Vitreoretinal Surgery PLLC
Location: Duluth
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionApply Here: https://secure.onehcm.com/ta/VRSPLLC.jobs?ShowJob=436344769&TrackId=ZipRecruiterVitreoRetinal Surgery (VRS) is seeking outgoing, patient focused individuals to work as an Ophthalmic Assistant.If you have a passion for providing exceptional patient care, are highly personable, team-oriented, attuned to accuracy and fine detail, and would like to advance your career in Ophthalmology, we would like to talk to you! We will teach you how to become an eye technician with hands on ophthalmic training. No previous experience is necessary, just a passion to help and willingness to learn – we will teach you the rest!Responsibilities for an Ophthalmic Assistant include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Engage with patients – Demonstrate a patient centric attitude and professionalism that instills confidence in VRS's services.
  • Gather appropriate patient data to complete patient history and screening forms, which includes the chief complaint, dates, time intensity, and other associated factors. Relay all important data to the Physician.
  • Administer dilation drops when appropriate and/or perform necessary testing, including visual acuity, glaucoma tests, and OCT's.
  • Direct and accompany patients to appropriate room for care as necessary.Required Skills, Abilities and Attributes for an Ophthalmic Assistant include:
    • High School Degree or GED
    • Applicants MUST be personally motivated to provide excellent patient care!!
    • Minimum of 2 years of previous ophthalmology experience is preferred
    • Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred
    • Be an excellent team player who works cooperatively and respectfully with all doctors, supervisors, and co-workers
    • Displays a desire to perpetually "Learn and Grow"
    • Efficient and highly accurate user of applicable information technology and health care management systems
    • Physically capable of working long hours in a fast-paced, often stressful, environment with the potential of emergency situations.We offer excellent compensation and benefits, to include:
      • Vacation
      • Personal Time Off
      • Health Insurance
      • Health Reimbursement Account
      • Dental Insurance
      • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Company Paid Basic and Supplemental Term Life Insurance
      • Company Paid Long Term Disability
      • Company Paid Long Term Care
      • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
      • Voluntary Vision Plan
      • Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor and Profit-Sharing ContributionsThis is a Full-Time job working Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week.VitreoRetinal Surgery (VRS) is the largest group of Retina Surgeons & Specialists in the 5-state area, with over 140 career professionals, including positions in our business office, IT services, transcription, receptionists, screeners, photographers, scribes, surgery schedulers & surgical techs.VRS has 5 convenient Twin Cities locations (Plymouth, Edina, Edina Specialty, Woodbury & Blaine) plus Duluth & St. Cloud.Everything we do…. every decision we make…takes our Guiding Principles into consideration:We exist to serve our patients. We will provide the best available medical skills, technology, and service. We will be their advocates. We will care for our patients as if they were members of our family. We will treat our patients with respect, dignity, and kindness.We are proud of our dedicated staff. We will strive to provide a rewarding career with opportunity for personal and professional growth. We will promote teamwork. We will provide a respectful and safe working environment.We are humbled that other doctors entrust their patients to our care. We will be available when we are needed. We will promptly communicate the results of patient evaluation and treatment. We will respect the referring doctors' relationships with their patients.We recognize that we have a responsibility to our community. We will strive to be desire to perpetually "Learn and Grow"Efficient and highly accurate user of applicable information technology and health care management systemsA good corporate citizen. We will function ethically. We will be prudent in our stewardship of healthcare resources.Medical advances are critical to our patients. We will remain at the forefront in the search for new knowledge and treatments of retinal disease. We will participate in clinical research. We will share our knowledge with our patients and referring doctors, and with our retinal colleagues around the world.

Keywords: Vitreoretinal Surgery PLLC, Duluth , Ophthalmic Assistant, Other , Duluth, Minnesota

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