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Uncertified Ophthalmic Assistant Lone Tree, CO



Description

Performs a variety of eye care duties to assist the eye care providers in the examination and treatment of eye disorders, using knowledge of basic ophthalmic techniques and procedures. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolve problems.

Essential Functions:
-Prepares examination & treatment rooms for use by eye care providers by cleaning, stocking & arranging supplies & equipment which requires bending, reaching & moderate lifting of up to approximately 45 pounds throughout the day
- Reviews appointment schedule to determine patient visits order; greets & escorts patients to examination or treatment room in a courteous manner, instructs or assists patient in preparation for scheduled procedures, & may assist with some minor procedures & Yag laser
- Performs basic & routine vision screenings examinations as directed, recording data on standard format for interpretation by the eye care provider. This may include pertinent medical & ocular history, visual acuity, stereopsis, color testing, tonometry & lensometry
- Performs other technical skills as directed by an eye care provider which may include keratometry, refractometry, automated perimetry & ocular imaging
- Administers eye medications as ordered by the Ophthalmologists & Optometrists, & demonstrates knowledge of ocular pharmacy to assigned provider annually, or as requested
- Cleans & maintains ophthalmic instruments appropriately
- Performs clerical & reception duties as directed. Performs other duties as assigned
- In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors & principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives
- Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, & behaviors necessary to provide superior & culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, & to purchasers, contracted providers & vendors
- In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors & principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives
- Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, & behaviors necessary to provide superior & culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, & to purchasers, contracted providers & vendors



Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
- high school graduation or equivalent
- Completion of a JCAHPO approved course for Ophthalmic Assistants or six months of satisfactory full time experience as a nursing/medical assistant under eye care supervision
- An equivalent combination of education & experience will be considered
- Must pass the technical skills assessment for those skills appropriate to the job responsibilities as administered by the Eye Care Department representative prior to hiring


May higher at a certified level.


Primary Location: Colorado,Lone Tree,Lone Tree Medical Offices 10240 Park Meadows Dr.

Scheduled Hours (1-40): 40

Shift: Day

Working Days: Mon-Fri

Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group: SEIU - Local 105

Job Level: Entry Level

Job: Optical Services

Public Department Name: Ophthalmology - Outpatient


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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