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Job Title:Ophthalmic Assistant
Cost Center:565410 Minocqua-Ophthalmology
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Work Shift:40 Normal (United States of America)
The Ophthalmic Assistant functions as a member of the healthcare team by providing basic ophthalmic, technical and clerical support to assist providers in providing for patient care, comfort, and safety. The individual will complete optometric/ophthalmic tests and measurements as ordered by the provider and will assist providers with procedures. The Ophthalmic Assistant performs in a manner consistent with Marshfield Clinic Health Systems' mission, policies, and initiatives while maintaining patient confidentiality
For positions requiring education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent, educational qualifications must be from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation.
Minimum Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a medical terminology course within six months of hire.
Preferred/Optional: Graduate of a medical assistant program. Successful completion of a medical terminology course at time of hire.
Minimum Required: Experience in a medical field or customer service experience.
Preferred/Optional: Experience in Ophthalmology or Optometry
The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position. Licenses with restrictions are subject to review to determine if restrictions are substantially related to the position.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association within three months of hire.
Completion of the Independent Home Study Workbook and Exam within six months of hire (core competency skills will be tested at six months of hire and training will be completed at that time).
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant certification awarded by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) within two years of hire.
Preferred/Optional: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association at time of hire. Certified Ophthalmic Assistant certification awarded by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) at the time of hire.
Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable and compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.
Exclusion From Federal Programs: Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid. This is a condition of employment. Employee must immediately notify his/her manager or the Health System's Compliance Officer if he/she is threatened with exclusion or becomes excluded from any federally funded program.
Marshfield Clinic Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Posting ID: 566658338Posted: 2020-08-12