• Full Time
  • Salinas, Ca
  • Industry Sector : Healthcare
  • Other

Website Vantage Eye Center

Eye care center in Salinas, California

Company Intro
At American Vision Partners (AVP), we partner with the most respected ophthalmology practices in the country and integrate best-in-class management systems, operational infrastructure, and advanced technology to provide the highest quality patient care possible. Our practices include Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, Southwestern Eye Center, Retinal Consultants of Arizona, M&M Eye Institute, Abrams Eye Institute, Southwest Eye Institute, Aiello Eye Institute, Moretsky Cassidy Vision Correction, Wellish Vision Institute, West Texas Eye Associates and Vantage Eye Center. We are focused on building the nation’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices and currently operate more than 100 eye care centers in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, California and Texas – including 25 ambulatory surgical centers.

At AVP we value teamwork, providing exceptional experiences, continuous improvement, financial strength, and hard work. We are committed to providing best-in-class patient care, pioneering research and technology, and most importantly, rewarding and recognizing our employees!
Overview
As an Ophthalmic Assistant, you’ll be responsible for preparing the patient for the exam with the doctor. You’ll gather important medical information from the patient, perform preliminary tests, and gather measurements while providing highest quality of care and an exceptional patient experience.
Responsibilities

Welcomes patients and visitors with a positive, warm disposition

Keeps doctors’ rooms filled to ensure clinic patient flow

Obtains patient histories through intake assessments, making note of findings in EHR

Performs visual acuity, auto-refraction, manual and automated lensometry, Goldmann and Tonopen tonometry tests and keratometry on patients

Checks pupils, extra-ocular muscles, confrontational fields and inserts eye drops for dilation

Runs diagnostic tests such as Immersion A-scan, OCTs and Visual Fields

Administers color vision, depth perception and Schirmer’s tear testing as needed

Assists in minor office procedures (lasers, excisions, etc.)

Educates patients on ophthalmic conditions and consent for procedures and surgery

Maintains exam rooms, including cleaning/sterilization as necessary

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required

At least 1-year of experience in Ophthalmology preferred

COA, COT is a plus

Detail oriented; reliable and able to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Flexible schedule working Monday-Friday

Benefits & Perks
Your health, happiness and your future matters! At Vantage Eye Center, we offer medical and dental insurance, significant eye care discounts, PTO, opportunity for growth, and much more!

https://jobs-americanvisionpartners.icims.com/jobs/3007/ophthalmic-assistant/job

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