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Optometry (will train) Technician - Medical Assistant (Cert. Req.)

at Vista Community Clinic

Posted: 3/6/2020
Job Reference #: 2523
Keywords: data entry

Job Description

Req No.
2020-2523
Location
US-CA-Vista
Type
Regular Full-Time
Schedule
40 hrs/wk (M-W-Th-F 8am to 4:30 pm, Tues-11am to 8pm)

Overview

Seeking Medical Assistant (certification required) for the Optometry field - willing to train!

Vista Community Clinic is a private, non-profit, multi-specialty outpatient clinic providing care in a comprehensive, high quality setting. Located in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties, we work to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services. We are looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who want to make a difference in the community. Our competitive compensation and benefits program includes health, dental, vision, company-paid life, flexible spending accounts and a 403(B) plan, for eligible employees. VCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for conducting pre-testing and special testing for the following equipment and instruments: a) Pre-testing I – auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography; 2) Pre-testing II – preliminary case history including current medical conditions; c) Visual acuities, dial in, phoropter, color vision and drop instillation; d) Special testing – visual fields, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, optec vision screener.
  • Process patient’s information through the computer system and help maintain the operation of the reception records and examination room area
  • Retrieve patient records from other clinics to ensure complete information on file before appointment date
  • Manage continuous patient flow by effectively communicating with team members and providers
  • Prepare referrals, work and/or school excuse letters, written prescriptions for providers to sign and staff consult letters to primary care provider
  • Conduct inventory of supplies at the stock examination rooms. Verify and maintain stock level and recommend disposal for all expired supply items
  • Disinfect and wipe down all equipment and instruments
  • Conduct pre-testing and special testing for the following equipment and instruments
    • Pre-testing I – auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography
    • Pre-testing II – preliminary case history including current medical conditions. Visual acuities, dial in, phoropter, color vision and drop instillation.
    • Special testing – visual fields, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, optec vision screener.
  • Perform screening for Occupational Health Services
  • Support the vision, mission and goals, and demonstrate a commitment to the values, of the organization
  • Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications

Minimum

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Assistant Certification required
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • CPR certificate

Preferred

  • Preferred one year medical/optometry experience (will train)
  • Typing/data entry minimum 45 wpm
  • Experience in conducting pre-testing and special testing for the following equipment and instruments 1) Pre-testing I – auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography. 2) Pre-testing II – preliminary case history including current medical conditions. Visual acuities, dial in, phoropter, color vision and drop instillation. 3) Special testing – visual fields, fundus photography, slit otography, optec vision screener.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Basic computer knowledge, internet use, MS Office and data entry skills

Application Instructions

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