Ophthalmology Assistant II
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- Interviews each patient to obtain information about symptoms and documents information provided by patient in medical record.
- Follows established protocol to determine the appropriate tests to perform based on patient's description of symptoms and personal inspection of eye.
- Uses specialized equipment to test patient's vision and condition.
- Provides test results to provider and brings attention to abnormal conditions.
- Documents examination results and treatments in patient file.
- Cleans and maintains specialized equipment and work areas.
- Attends patients requiring emergency care and alerts ophthalmologist to their condition.
- Performs other related duties as requested.
- Two (2) years of experience working in an Ophthalmology practice as an Ophthalmic Assistant required.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
- Formal course in ophthalmology or military training.
License, Certification, Registration
- Certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology required.
- BLS certification required.
- Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.
- Successfully demonstrated proficiency on initial skills assessment during the interview process required.
- Ability to perform IV Fluoroscein Angiography preferred.
- Formal shadowing program or actual experience in a program for IV insertion for non-nurses preferred.
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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.