Location:LOC_BUERGER-Buerger Center Ambulatory Care
Employment Status:Regular - Full Time
This role is responsible for assisting the clinical provider with patient care including patient work-ups, diagnostic testing procedures, and administrative tasks.
Assists physicians with patient care by conducting interviews in an efficient and accurate manner; records chief complaints, documents ROS and medical and surgical history for each patient.
Performs diagnostic testing procedures including but not limited to: visual acuity, visual field testing (including confrontational fields), tonometry, refractions, dye disappearance tests, fundus photography and OCT.
Supports a safe patient care environment including, but not limited to, maintaining all equipment and cleaning used instruments or sending to SPD for sterilization on a daily basis.
Effectively manages patient flow and directs physicians to the next patient to ensure patients are seen in a timely manner.
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Ophthalmic Certification by International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO) within one (1) year of employment:
Required Education and Experience
Required Education: High School Diploma / GED
Required Experience: One (1) year of experience as an ophthalmic technician
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Preferred Experience: Two (2) years of experience as an ophthalmic technician
Additional Technical Requirements
Intermediate proficiency in the performance of the ophthalmic technician work up
Intermediate proficiency in the operation of ophthalmology diagnostic testing equipment
Advanced knowledge of eye anatomy, physiology and pathology
Basic knowledge of pediatric ophthalmology
Basic knowledge of HIPAA regulations
Intermediate proficiency with electronic medical records (EPIC)
Intermediate proficiency with office software (Microsoft Office)
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Solid interpersonal skills
Solid organizational skills
Solid critical thinking / problem-solving skills
Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
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