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Medical Assistant for Ophthalmic Practice

  • 0 yrs
  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

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Job Description

Company Overview


Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth”) is an eye care physician services organization committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in throughout the Southeast. EyeSouth’s partner practices’ clinical mission is to provide high quality medical and surgical specialty eye care. EyeSouth supports its affiliated practices and physician partners with capital, administrative resources, operating expertise, and strategic guidance with an absolute focus on clinical quality and a patient-first culture.


 


EyeSouth’s affiliate network currently consists of over 200 doctors practicing at 100+ locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, and Louisiana. EyeSouth is experiencing tremendous growth due to favorable organic growth trends and an impressive track-record of successful affiliations (M&A).


Being part of the Ophthalmic Team, you will be train to be responsible for assisting the ophthalmologist by gathering data pertaining to the patient’s visual status by maintaining an environment conducive to the delivery of efficient quality eye care. You will be soon able to effectively perform appropriate clinical testing.


Position Summary


We are actively recruiting for an open position of full time Ophthalmic Technician at our Affiliate, Midwest Eye Center.


 


If you wish to join a growing team with favorable benefits and perks, while contributing to a best in class organization, please apply with your resume.


 


Midwest Eye Center is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Responsibilities


Being part of the Ophthalmic Team, you will be train to be responsible for assisting the ophthalmologist by gathering data pertaining to the patient’s visual status by maintaining an environment conducive to the delivery of efficient quality eye care. You will be soon able to effectively perform appropriate clinical testing.


 


With training, you will be able to perform the essential duties listed below:



  • Histor Taking

  • Visual acuity measurement

  • Refractometry (measurements for the glasses prescription)

  • Tonometry (measure eye pressure)

  • Measure pupil size and reactivity

  • Test and measure eye muscle function

  • Visual field testing

  • Corneal thickness measurement

  • Corneal curvature measurement

  • Corneal topography


Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications



  • Graduated from an accredited high school

  • 3 to 5 years’ customer service experience

  • Must be flexible with regards to shift as hours may vary and are dictated by clinic needs

  • Dependable transportation required to travel to other offices as required

  • Ability to pay attention to detail to recognize inconsistencies in test results

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Affable and outgoing personality with professional demeanor

  • The ability to communicate effectively to employees and patients

  • Ability to make independent, accurate decisions regarding the best use of his/her time

  • The ability to seek instruction  and advise in areas where he/she is not knowledgeable or when accuracy is uncertain, and findings are inconsistent

  • An attitude that reflects a desire to go beyond the minimum required duties and to learn


Company Benefits


Midwest Eye Center offers a competitive benefits package to its employees:


• Medical• Dental• Vision• 401k w/ Match• HSA/FSA• Telemedicine (100% company paid)• EAP (100% company paid)• Group Life/AD&D (100% company paid)• STD (100% company paid)• LTD (100% company paid)• Generous PTO Package• 7.5 Paid Holidays• Flexible Scheduling• Employee Discounts and Perks