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Full Job Title: Ophthalmic Assistant

Job Number: 98913

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 5-2-2018


DEPARTMENT: Ophthalmology

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, Clinical Manager, Business Director



PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide clinician and clinic support for the Ophthalmology department dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents.

Perform job specific standards such as identification of strabismus and estimated measurement in primary gaze, sensory testing, pupil assessment, visual acuity, tonometry, basic lensometry, color vision testing, basic external exam. Take medical history of patients and document in electronic medical record. Instill eye medication for dilation and treatment. Assist in office examination procedures and apply pressure patch upon request.
Trained and able to use/test equipment such as lensometer, tonopen, icare, autorefractor and visual acuity testing equipment.
Set up and maintain examining room, equipment and supplies, escort patients to examining rooms, complete school and other miscellaneous forms, collection and analysis of data which will affect decisions regarding patient care, provide for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information when patients are admitted, referred, transferred or discharged. Provide data which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care, and participate in improving organizational performance. Assist the doctor in navigating the EMR and locating information. Support work flow and documentation for medical record coding including entering information at the direction of the doctor.
Maintain currency in the field, including maintenance of any necessary licensure/certification, through continuing education, conferences, meetings, in-services, networking, literature, and/or seminars. Attend all mandatory CCHMC training sessions. Implement obtained knowledge/skills into one's own work, the department, and/or the organization. Assume responsibility for one's own professional growth and development. May participate in internal/external professional committees, agencies, councils, and/or activities

Skills & Competencies
·Service Orientation
Demonstrating concern for customer needs and issues; patiently tolerating rudeness and anger and responding with tact and empathy; showing persistent enthusiasm during customer interactions
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Possess finger dexterity, manual dexterity and motor coordination necessary to manipulate necessary tools/objects
·Detail Orientation
Meticulously keeping track of details without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, and accurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correct them
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·Attention to Detail
Demonstrated attention to detail, organization, leadership and management skills.

·High School Graduate
·Certified Ophthalmic Assistant within 18 months of hire

·Experience in a medical office setting AND Related health care experience

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