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Ophthalmic Assistant-Certified

at University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare, Inc.

Posted: 6/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4159
Keywords: clerical

Job Description

Scope of the Job

This position requires a professionally multi-skilled individual dedicated to assisting in all aspects of an Ophthalmic practice including clerical duties under the supervision of an Ophthalmologist and a Registered Nurse.

Essential Functions

 

Assists physician with in-office procedures, refraction, slit lamp exams.

 
 
• Operates automated/manual visual field analyzers.
 
 
• Safely operate ophthalmic equipment – cameras, slit lamp, projectors.
 
 
• Possess knowledge of ocular pharmacology.
 
 
• Perform other tasks associated with the clinic operation as assigned.
 
 
• Safely triage patients.
 
 
• Maintains patient records.

 

 

Temperament

Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations. Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility. Required to make independent judgments without supervision. Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria. Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

Communication

• Ability to communicate effectively and courteously, both orally and in writing.
 
Professionalism
• Manage stressful situations in a calm, courteous and efficient manner.
 
Regulations/Policies
• Substantial knowledge of HIPAA and other regulatory requirements for privacy and security.

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Experience

Length of Experience
Type of Experience
Required/Preferred
 
1 year
In an Ophthalmic practice
required

 

 

Education & Certifications

Degree/Diploma Obtained
Program of Study
Required/Preferred
 
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
 
required
Additional Details:

Certification/Licensure Requirements

Certification/Licensure
Required/Preferred
Qualifier
 
JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
required
at time of hire

 

 UFJPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer