Ophthalmic Assistant I (Ophthalmology/Alberta)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
June 12, 2023
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Extended Job Title Ophthalmic Assistant I (Ophthalmology/Alberta)

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description Employees in this classification provide support to the Ophthalmology Specialty Clinics. Responsibilities include preparing patients for examinations, assisting the ophthalmologists during the examinations, and assuring a steady and even flow of patients through the clinic. Work is performed under direct supervision.

Requisition ID 33563BR

Travel Required Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

  • Greets patients, shows them to exam room, takes initial brief history, and records patient's chief complaint, any meds patient is taking, and any other pertinent information in chart. Performs vision screen, if applicable
  • Opens clinic, checks, daily schedules and ensures all necessary charts are complete and available. Retrieves test results from other entities as necessary
  • May perform various visual acuity and color vision tests; dilates patient's eyes, as necessary
  • Assists Ophthalmologists with examinations and various procedures
  • Equipment lens and exam rooms are clean and neat and stocked, as needed
  • Required clinic forms are stocked and available
  • Receives incoming calls, from patients, pharmacies, and other medical facilities, and handles, as appropriate
  • Provides back-up coverage to front desk, as needed
  • Coordinates with UMC or Surgical Center for Surgery dates for Ophthalmologist to perform surgeries, and schedules patients accordingly. Ensures surgical facility has the necessary documentation for the surgery, in a timely manner
  • Prepares instruments to be picked up for auto-claving and sterilization
  • Other duties as assigned by Head Nurse, Assistant Director, or physician
  • Grant Funded? No

    Minimum Hire Rate Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

    Pay Basis Hourly

    Work Location El Paso

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Eligibility for certification as ophthalmic assistant
  • At least 1 year experience in working for an ophthalmologist
  • Campus HSC - El Paso

    Department Ophthalmology Elp

    Required Attachments Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Transcript

    Job Type Full Time

    Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

    Job Group Skilled Technicians

    Shift Day

    EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent
  • No work experience required
  • Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

    Navy Enlisted Classification Code HM

    Army Military Occupational Specialty Code 68Y

    Air Force Specialty Code 4V0X1

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