Busy Ophthalmologist office in Birmingham, AL has an opening for an Ophthalmic Technician. Experience is not required, but enthusiasm and willingness to learn is a must. This is a great opportunity to launch your eye care career in a supportive environment that rewards hard work and offers room for growth. Full time position requiring at least 40 hours per week. Must have reliable transportation to multiple locations. Opportunity for advancement based on performance for the pleasant, professional candidate who is high energy, detail oriented, and able to multitask. The ideal candidate has a compassionate personality, the ability to learn quickly, and the gift of being able to communicate well with patients and co-workers.
Job requires endurance for extensive standing, walking, bending, reaching and occasional moderate to heavy lifting. Applicants should be in great health with no limitations and have excellent attendance and punctuality record in previous positions. Great benefits package including BCBS medical and dental insurance, 401k and much more.
Responsible for the efficient, friendly process of assisting patients through the course of eye examination and treatment. Preforms all areas of history taking, patient ‘work up’, and diagnostic testing as competency level allows; provides patient education per doctors’ instructions; monitors/maintains exam rooms; handles pharmacy calls and returns patient calls per protocols. Overall support of patient safety, clinic efficiency, and a positive patient experience through various assignments including maintenance and upkeep of equipment, stocking exam lanes and support of clinical staff.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
•Strong verbal and written communication skills for communication with patients, family members, referring offices, coworkers and physicians.
•Ability to provide patients with utmost respect and maintain confidentiality.
•Ability to work independently, yet cooperatively with the entire team.
•Ability to accurately take notes and follow ordering instructions per doctor’s instructions.
•Knowledge of ocular anatomy and common eye diseases for which diagnostic testing is preformed is encouraged, but not required.
•High school diploma or equivalent.
•Compassionate and empathetic personality with a willingness to assist patients and staff in a caring and respectful manner.
•Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times, and maintain a professional appearance by adhering to all company policies.
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