Company: EyeCare Partners
Posted on: October 18, 2020
Job Description Associated Retinal Consultants, P.C. Position
Description Position: Ophthalmic Scribe / Technician GENERAL
DESCRIPTION Ophthalmic Scribe / Technicians use ophthalmic
techniques to perform preliminary work-up of patients in a clinic
setting, scribes for physicians and may also directly assist
Physician(s) with examinations and treatment of patients. DUTIES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES ? Functions as scribe which requires knowledge
and understanding of retina-specific ophthalmology terminology. ?
Requires proficient keyboarding skills, use of electronic medical
record and image management system. ? Utilize electronic mail and
other instant messaging systems. ? Skilled in ophthalmic
terminology, ability to type words accurately with speed and
knowledge of ARC Electronic Medical Records system. ? Prepares
patients and rooms for treatments and minor procedures as directed
by the physician. ? Ability to obtain patient's past and current
medical and ophthalmic history including information regarding
medications, allergies and family history of eye problems. ?
Identifies any potential patient concerns and brings these issues
to the attention of the Office Coordinator or physician as
appropriate. ? Ability to measure and record both distance and near
visual acuity and pinhole acuity; performs preliminary refraction
using objective equipment. ? Ability to measure intraocular
pressures by applanation tonometry, pneumatonometry and/or use of
tonopen, checks pupillary response to light and pupillary defects
(will be trained) ? Performs basic visual field testing and patient
education as directed by Physician. ? Prepares patients for
treatments and minor procedures; measures and records vital signs
(blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rate) as required. ?
Successfully completes and maintains scribe certification. Upon
certification, completes appropriate computerized order entry under
the direction of the physician per regulatory and professional
guidelines. ? Instills eye drops as directed by the physician.
Assists in the application of dressings, shields and eye patches. ?
Basic understanding of examination and procedure codes (ICD-9
codes) when inputting into the Electronic Medical Records system. ?
Ensures that accurate procedure coding/charges for all
procedures/drugs for all patients and correct diagnosis codes are
used. ? Keeps examination, treatment, laser and any other assigned
rooms cleaned and stocked with supplies, keeps drug count up to
date. ? Provides consistent, excellent customer service. ? May
consent patient for treatment and procedures. ? Performs OCT on
patients with speed and accuracy and assists physician with
treatments when needed. ? Assists with patient transfers as
necessary. ? Travel to other locations as assigned. ?
Responsibilities may be dependent on specific location and not
required of all employees in that position. ? Performs all other
duties as assigned, which may include assisting in other
departments within Associated Retinal Consultants and at other
locations. ? Duties assigned may include clerical functions such as
filing, key boarding, scheduling patients, cleaning, stocking or
other tasks as needed. REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: ? High School
Diploma or higher. ? Strong attention to detail and expert keyboard
(Scribe) skills. ? Ability to understand and correctly spell
medical terminology and numbers as percentages; analytical and
problem solving skills. ? Excellent oral and written communication
skills. ? Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with
others (teamwork) and provide superior customer service to
patients. RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: Reports to Office Coordinator.
All employees report to the company Administrator and Physician
Partners. Directly Supervises: Not applicable Work Schedule:
Varies, but typically Monday through Friday with working hours
ranging from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Potential for Saturday work
hours depending on location. Work shift hours vary depending on
employment status, but generally are 8 hours in length. FLSA
Status: Non-exempt WORKING CONDITIONS: ? Moderate physical activity
(standing, bending, sitting, walking, pulling and lifting) for most
of the work shift. ? Clean office environment. ? Potential exposure
to body fluids with direct patient contact. ? Possible hazardous
chemicals. If you need assistance with this application, please
contact (636) 227-2600 Please do not contact the office directly -
only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.
EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without
attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
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