Ophthalmic Technician / Medical Assistant Print

Job Summary

Vitreoretinal Associates of Washington, a division of Proliance Surgeons Inc., is seeking a full-time Ophthalmic Technician / Medical Assistant to join our team.

Job Description

Posted: 07/20/2018
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Seattle, WA

Are you passionate about providing quality patient care or enjoy working around people who love what they do?

At Vitreoretinal Associates of Washington, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc., we deliver state of the art and compassionate retinal care for patients in the Pacific Northwest! Because of our rapid growth, we're searching for an Ophthalmic Technician or Medical Assistant to join our team! Full time positions are available and we're willing to train CMA's who have the desire to learn ophthalmic skills!

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Fluency in typing / proficiency with computers
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability of managing tasks involving high level of detail & excellent written/verbal
  • Communication skills
  • Professionalism and common courtesy at all times
  • Ability to work well in a strong team setting

Daily Responsibilities/ Tasks:

  • Patient history: History of Present Illness (HPI), previous medical history, social history, family history
  • Obtain and update patient medication lists
  • Obtain and record vital signs
  • Perform diagnostic imaging (CMA's will be trained to assist with fluorescein angiography testing)
  • Administration of eye drops
  • Performs Visual Acuity Testing, Pupillary Exam, Tonometry, Extraocular
  • Muscle Function testing (EOM), and Confrontation Visual Field Testing
  • Facilitate a smooth clinical workflow by rooming patients and preparing in-office procedures (laser/injections)
  • Provide patient education support
  • Triage patient phone calls
  • Cleaning instruments using standard sterile processes
  • Cleaning, stocking inventory, opening/closing exam rooms
  • Other administrative tasks as needed

Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • COA preferred
  • CMA Certificate (Active) preferred

Experience:

  • Previous experience in a medical setting (Ophthalmology/Optometry experience preferred but not required)

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please submit your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to Laurie at L.Creasey@proliancesurgeons.com.



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