Northwest Eye Surgeons Clinic Assistant - Seattle in Seattle, Washington
Join an established and growing multi-specialty Ophthalmology practice!Work in a team-oriented clinical environment taking pride in and providing outstanding patient care. Maintain patient flow and communication regarding ongoing appointment status. Assist providers by performing clinical functions, such as room flow, status communication to patient and provider. May instruct the patient in care and treatment of eye conditions, apply dressings to eye, as well as assist provider with documentation of exam data.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Accurately calibrate ophthalmic equipment to ensure they are ready for the day
Open and close exam lanes and ensure all supplies are stocked
Monitor drop samples and communicate with reps
Monitor patient flow, room patients, prioritize flow for physicians and staff
Triage calls, tasks and messages
Maintain a clean and tidy work environment and waiting area for patients
Ensure all physician forms are stocked and up to date
Completes various documents and forms such as consent forms, DOL statements, work releases, etc…
Measure blood pressure
Conduct tonometry to measure intraocular pressure. (Tonopen, & Icare)
Operate some ophthalmic equipment that will assist in clinic flow, such as Auto Refractor, Pentacam/Topography, Zeiss OCT and Heidelberg OCT.
Take and document patients' medical histories when required
Scribing: Maintains an awareness of the patient’s verbal and non-verbal communication when the Ophthalmologist is providing instructions as it may necessitate the scribe repeating information, and/or providing patient education materials for the patient to review at home
Quickly and accurately summarizes and documents what the Ophthalmologist says during an examination, including but not limited to: proper charting of the examination, documenting additions to the chief complaint, assessment and recommendations for treatment (including justification of decisions reached when appropriate)
Assist physicians in performing ophthalmic procedures. Be knowledgeable in the procedures, consent forms and be able to set up and remove procedure supplies safely
· Minimum high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 months of post-secondary education and/or training.
· Minimum 1-year experience as a medical assistant or patient services.
· Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
· Basic math skills (add, subtract, etc.).
· Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office products, Windows environment, and strong keyboarding skills.
· Willing to help in all areas, have flexibility and effectively work in a team environment.
· Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
· Excellent verbal and written communication for exemplary customer service.
· Professional appearance, strong interpersonal skills, and patient confidentiality.
· Strong organization with attention to detail
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
401(k) Plan with employer match
Paid Time Off