STEPS Ophthalmic Assistant
STEPS Ophthalmic AssistantRequisition Number:
7H842:OPHTHALMOLOGY COMMUNITY CLINICSWork Location:
Lexington, KYSalary Range:
$12.50/hourType of Position:
TemporaryPosition Time Status :
Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time.Shift:
Monday-Friday 8-5Job Summary:
View every patient and staff or faculty as a customer. Maintain a high level of professionalism in interactions, working with integrity to present ourselves in a manner that promotes trust and confidence. Be flexible, courteous and respectful, anticipating and fulfilling the needs of others. Listen carefully, ask questions and respect the privacy of our patients, faculty and staff. Provide care in support of our goal to be a preferred patient care provider. Perform patient intake by initiating documentation of the patient’s chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems and all pertinent findings accurately in the electronic medical record in accordance with compliance guidelines. Perform all STANDARD preliminary vision testing and demonstrate proficiency in basic ophthalmic pretesting. Administer topical and oral medications at the direction of the physician. Provide patient with education regarding surgery, medications, tests, procedures and treatments as directed by the physician. Follow all safety procedures per protocol guidelines. Acquire working knowledge of any new equipment and procedures as developed for the various subspecialties. Inventory, clean and stock rooms between patients and during downtime to ensure appropriate supplies, medications and equipment is readily available for physician and patient.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Customer service, knowledge of Electronic Medical Records, Ability to learn basic knowledge of all ophthalmology diagnostic testing, attention to detail, InitiativeDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
NoDeadline to Apply:
01/20/2021University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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