Opthalmic Screener

Industry

Medical and Nursing

AdvertId

USA_335860

Location

Parkersburg

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full Time

Salary Range

USD12.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Parkersburg, WV - (USA) 1047 Emerson Ave WV Parkersburg , WV - 26104 Phone : 304-485-0088

ContactNumber

304-485-0088

Job Description

JOB TITLE: OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN (Screener) This is a part time position for the right candidate 10 - 30 hours a week.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Practice Administrator

NAME OF PRACTICE: Retina Consultants, PLLC

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Escort (walk) patient from waiting room to screening room and perform and document initial part of exam per physician's instructions in a timely manner.

Patient History
Verify and accurately document medications at each visit
Visual Acuity
Eye Pressure
Blood Pressure
Dilation

Record visits to other eye doctors since last visit.

Recognize signs and symptoms of eye diseases.

Review chart for labs or test results ordered at previous visit; obtain if not in NexTech.

Escorts (walk) patient back to waiting room.

Instructs patients about visual field testing and perform test (Charleston Office
Only).

Preload patient data into NexTech.
Daily - transfer information from new patient forms received in the mail to
NexTech.

Check waiting room to ensure that all patients have checked in and are not kept waiting
an unreasonable length of time.

Monitors supplies in screening rooms regularly.

Maintain and cleans all equipment being used. Report to Practice Administrator if not in
working condition.

Accept and perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as required.

When daily primary duties are complete, the employee should check with
Administrators and Nurses (satellite office staff should check with nurses) to determine
if there are any other tasks that need completed.

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

File charts as time allows.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or GED

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Provide support for staff in satellite offices.

Demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all patients, family members, and
coworkers.

Communicates with patients, scribes, receptionists, nurses and doctors.

Displays consistent professionalism.

Interacts with fellow employees in a way that promotes harmony and cooperation.

Maintains proper attendance and punctuality.

Maintain confidentiality of all patient information at all times.

Follow HIPAA Policies and Procedures outlined in Privacy Manual.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Pneumotonometer
Applanation Tonometer
Lensometer
Blood Pressure Cuff

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