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Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

companyInterim HealthCare Staffing
locationSouth St Paul, MN 55075, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/28/2023
Full Time

Certified Ophthalmologist Assistant needed!

$31-38/hr depending on experience
-located in St Paul, MN area

Position Summary:

Provides basic preparation of the patient for ophthalmic tests, evaluation, or treatment ensuring quality patient services.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

-Prepares patients and examination rooms for ophthalmic tests, evaluation or treatment. Collects and records patient histories and conducts initial visual testing and screening appropriate to the specific ophthalmic unit such as but not limited to applanation tonometry, Humphrey visual fields, Schirmer tear testing, stereopsis, color vision, external photography, and glare testing.

 

-Communicates prescriptions and refills to pharmacies and records in patients chart.

 

-May schedule patients for out-patient and in-hospital surgical procedures ensuring appropriate forms and paperwork are completed and processed, and patients are advised of preparation instructions prior to scheduled surgery. Arranges for pre-surgical and post-surgical follow-up procedures as required.

-Maintains departmental records and files.

   

-Orders and stocks supplies.

 

-Soaks, scrubs, packages and sterilizes instruments according to established procedures.

-Sets up surgical trays and assists in minor office surgery when applicable.

-Manage triage concerns as needed

-Performs other tasks as assigned

Company Overview

Interim HealthCare is America's leading provider of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. We offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time. If you're looking for a stable career opportunity, look no further. We offer the security of working for an established company. Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for over 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.

Interim Healthcare is the nation’s oldest healthcare franchise company and has been providing quality care in the Minnesota and nationally for over 50 years. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity and quality care makes us your perfect career partner.

Benefits

  • Locally Owned and Operated
  • Free Education Courses
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
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