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Ophthalmic Technician / Scribe Job Openings by SightMD in Rockville Centre

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Description: SightMD’s vision is to be the greatest eye care company the world has ever seen. Our mission is to provide an unparalleled care experience for patients with 7-days-a-week access to world-class quality eye care in the convenience of their local neighborhoods, delivered by a dedicated, caring and talented healthcare team. We live by our core values everydayService Excellence, Integrity, Growth, Honesty, Team, Communication, Respect & Dignity, Work Ethic. Together we are SIGHT CR(e)W! As the Ophthalmic Technician / Scribe, you will play a vital role as an assistant to our physicians. Prior medical experience is required, specifically in ophthalmology. You should be able to communicate professionally, be comfortable working in a medical environment, be highly organized, have a strong customer service background, possess excellent computer and organizational skills, and embody a welcoming/friendly demeanor. Your schedule will vary, dependent on the operational hours of the office you are assigned to. You must have the flexibility to work within these hours of operation, including occasional weekends, early mornings, or late evenings as needed. Responsibilities of the Ophthalmic Technician / Scribe include, but are not limited to the following: Greet and guide patients to examination rooms
Acquaint yourself with all new and established patients, providing plan/setting expectations for visit
Obtain patient medical history to include chief complaint or reason for visit, family medical history, history of any allergies and list of current medications
Perform basic eye tests prior to physician exam and ensure patient understands what is being performed and how they will be affected during the tests; Tests include, but are not limited tobasic vision (wall chart), depth perception, color blindness, eye pressure, topography, autorefraction/refraction, visual field, tear lab
Verify patients current eye prescription information
Dilate patients eyes using eye drops if needed for further testing
Perform advanced eye tests, including but not limited to: OCT (pictures of the retina layers), Fundus photos (picture of the back of the eye), IOLMaster (measures the length of the eye), Pentacam (measures the tissue properties of the cornea), A-Scan and B-Scan (sonogram of the eye), and WaveScan (creates a digital “fingerprint” of vision prior to surgery)
Maintain a smooth and seamless flow of patients to examination rooms
Renew prescription eye drops as directed by physician
Respond to patients, pharmacies, and other medical parties in a timely manner
Document all history and testing information accurately and consistently
Summarize all exam details from physician into patients electronic chart, including but not limited to: proper charting of examination, additions to chief complaint, physician assessment and recommendations for treatment
Observe patient and physician during exam and assist as needed or when appropriate
Maintain awareness of the patients verbal and nonverbal communication when the physician is providing instructions, as you may need to repeat the information or provide educational materials for the patient to review at home
Ensure patient understands all verbal and written instruction from physician
Assist physician in patient care and minor surgical procedures in examination room
E-prescribe new medications as directed by the physician
Add diagnosis in patients electronic chart and ensure codes match diagnosis for billing purposes
Guide patient to front desk after completion of the exam and ensure proper follow-up appointments are scheduled
Secure patient information and maintain patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding medical records and by maintaining accuracy of diagnostic and procedure coding
Manage inventory supply needs for the office and verify receipt of goods
Maintain operating integrity of office equipment, troubleshooting and performing preventive maintenance as necessary
Actively participates in continuing education by attending relevant educational classes/webinars and staying abreast of all industry best practices
Other duties as assigned or directed by your Supervisor

. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required
Minimum of 1 year experience as an Ophthalmic Technician II
Working knowledge of ophthalmic medical terminology
Billing and coding experience in an EMR system
Open availability to work, including early mornings, late evenings, and weekends
Basic to advanced computer skills required
Prior experience in the medical field, understanding of medical terminology, and COA certification preferred but not required
Phlebotomy experience preferred
Bilingual Spanish a plus

SightMD provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local

Should you meet the qualifications required, please register and apply to SightMD website with link as follow :

Notes :
  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only qualified, short-listed applicants will be invited for furthers process.

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