Ophthalmic Assistant II - Madison Ophthalmology

Pacific Medical Centers - Seattle, WA (4 months ago)

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What can you expect when you join PacMed as an Ophthalmic Assistant II? Our employees are committed to delivering great care to our patients and to working effectively and respectfully with one another. The patients you will care for are culturally and clinically diverse, creating an interesting and stimulating career.

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Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as an Ophthalmic Assistant II in Seattle, WA.

This is a per diem, day shift position.

We are seeking an Ophthalmic Assistant II to support ophthalmology and optometry providers ensuring quality patient care and optimal customer service. The Ophthalmic Assistant will obtain initial patient assessments by recording pertinent medical history, visual acuity and performing specialized technical procedures. They will also perform clerical duties to maintain effective office operations and patient services; manage the usage, disposal, and replenishment of supplies necessary for an efficiently run clinic.

In this position you will:
Assist providers with direct patient care by assisting patients to appropriate treatment areas, prepare patient areas for examination, help with patient exams and procedures, following universal precautions and sterile technique, and help to discharge patients.

Perform patient screening: Medical History Taking, Manage patient flow, Vital Signs-BP, Temperature, Pulse and Respiration, Scribe for Provider, Visual Acuity, Color Vision Testing (Ishihara plates and Farnsworth lantern), Extraocular Movements Testing (EOMs), Pupil Evaluation, Confrontational Fields, Amsler Grid Testing, Pachymetry, BAT Testing, Lensometry-Automatic and Manual, Instillation of Eye Medications, Patient Education-Preoperative, Postoperative teaching, Contact Lense Instruction, Auto Refraction & Auto Keretometry, Tonometry (Applanation and tonopen), Visual Fields Testing (including Humphrey and Goldman), Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Assessment of Anterior Chamber, and Schirmer Testing.

Utilize computer including IDX, to schedule, patients and manage patient information.

Receive patients and ensure the completion of all necessary clerical work; obtain changes in patient information and inputs into the computer system.

Maintain provider and staff schedules to support clinic efficiency.

Ensure accurate encounter batching and completion of RF screen.

Required qualifications for this position include:
High school graduate or GED equivalent.

One year experience in an eye care setting.

Current Washington State MA registration within 60 days of hire.

Basic Life Support certification within 1 month of hire.

Basic eye medication knowledge.

Basic contact lens knowledge-insertion/removal, care systems.

Ability to screen adult and pediatric patients.

Ability to perform autorefraction.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Current Washington State MA certification

IDX computer software knowledge


Pacific Medical C enter First Hill:
The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. PacMed’s compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The First Hill clinic is conveniently located east of I-5 in central Seattle. The clinic offers both primary care (Internal Medicine) and numerous areas of specialty care from Audiology to Women’s Health. Services offered at First Hill include ambulatory surgery, cardiovascular and echocardiography labs, infusion therapy, x-ray, onsite laboratory and pharmacy. Interpreter services are also available for our patients.

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The First Hill clinic is part of Pacific Medical Centers’ expanding network of outpatient clinics providing primary and specialty care to the greater Seattle area and employing more than 150 providers representing most medical specialties. Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at www.pacmed.org/providerjobs.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”

Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Opthamalic Technician

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 243714