Optometric Assistant

Address: 9785 Patriot Highway Fredericksburg VA US 22407

Job ID:

2099

Type:

part-time

Position:

administrative

Practice Type:

Sublease

Salary:

hourly

Experience:

entry

Job Description

Part Time Position (1-2 days per week). Please email resumes and inquiries to hathorneeyecare@yahoo.com

Description:

Help patients by making their exam experience as easy and pleasant as possible while maintaining an organized office for the optometrist. Saves optometrist's time by performing pre-test procedures and office administrative duties. Serves and protects the optometry practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, and complying with legal regulations.

Responsibilities: 
  • Perform preliminary & ancillary testing
  • Contact lens insertion and removal training
  • Secure patient information and safeguard medical records
  • Maintain strict confidentiality while having access to printed and electronic files containing sensitive information, which must be protected under the provisions of the Privacy Act and other applicable laws and regulations.

Office administrative duties:

  • Control patient flow in office
  • Prepare charts and consent forms
  • Scan documents, charts, and consent forms into the electronic health record system
  • Answering phones
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Insurance verification and authorization
  • Patient check-in and registration
  • Patient check-out and collect payment
  • Uphold practice appearance by cleaning office and equipment (vacuum, dust, discard trash)
  • Document patient history, enter exam data and medications into EHR

Office

We provide our patients with personalized high quality eye care to ensure clear sight and maintain eye health.

Candidate Description

Candidates should :

  • Be highly motivated with a willingness to learn and go the extra mile
  • Have strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; be detail and goal oriented
  • Exhibit a professional demeanor while implementing assigned tasks & duties, (punctual, tidy, courteous, respectful, and mature)
  • Be able to work independently and multi-task
  • Have a sense of integrity and trustworthy in handling both money and confidential medical information.

*Working knowledge of Windows-based computer programs and electronic medical records software is a plus.

Candidate Requirements

High School Diploma or General Educational Development Test

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Hiring Manager:

Theresa Altman - Office Manager

Company:

Hathorne Eye Care, LLC