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Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology (Per Diem)
PeaceHealth | Eugene, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 153225

PeaceHealth is seeking a Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting the Ophthalmologist or Optometrist in providing office based patient care as directed.  Responsible for performing all clerical and information technology functions for the physician during patient visits in the clinic. This includes primary responsibility of the operation of the electronic health record and electronic dictation system.  Required to anticipate physician needs to facilitate the flow of clinic. Must be discreet, tactful, and modest in performance of duties so as not to distract medical staff from patient care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Room patients, obtain medical history, and update patient’s record.
  2. Perform testing as required and/or directed including refraction as necessary.
  3. Record data for physician during visit.  Accompanies physician/provider during the patient examination in order to transcribe in the medical record (EMR) the nature of the patient visit. This includes accurately and thoroughly documenting medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician.
  4. Collect, organize and catalog data for physician quality reporting system and other quality improvement efforts and format for submission.   Assist in developing and maintaining systems to track patient follow up and compliance.
  5. Perform dictation/faxing/phone calls and other related clerical tasks.
  6. Prepare exam rooms. Room stocking, maintaining inventory of supplies.   
  7. Contact lens dispensing, instill ocular medications.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EDUCATION:     

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Completion of an anatomy and/or medical terminology class preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of one year experience in an office based ophthalmology practice preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OCS) through JCAHPO or Scribe Certification through American College of Medical Scribe Specialists (ACMSS) required at date of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS: 

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Recognition of the physical exam process and ability to record exams in detail.
  • Computer proficiency including MS Office and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
  • Ability to use office equipment and phone systems.
  • Organizational skills with focus on tracking patient care and improving patient flow.
  • Ability to problem solve, organize and set work priorities with minimum supervision.
  • Good communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and within different environments.
  • Professional demeanor and recognition of privacy considerations for patients and families.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Eugene, OR community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Eugene, OR, Physician & Surgeons South Building (427)
Job Category:  Professionals - Clinical; Professionals - Other
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: N/A
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $15.08, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Eugene, OR || Professionals - Clinical; Professionals - Other || Per Diem/Relief || SURGERY SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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