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Ophthalmic Assistant Certified

Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) uses ophthalmic techniques to perform preliminary work-ups for patients of the Beaumont Eye Institute physicians. Coordinates patient appointments with BEI clerical staff and assists in genereal clinic support for the Eye Clinic and Low Vision Department. # ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1. Obtains medical/ophthalmological history from each patient. 2. Performs ophthalmic and ocular measurements (including manifest refractions) 3. Consults with Medical and technical personnel as needed. 4. Assists physicians with minor surgical procedures, medical lasers and in refractive surgery. 5. Performs diagnostic procedures as directed by physician including: visual fields, ultrasounds and color testing. 6. Provides instruction to patient and family members 7. Monitors exam rooms and supplies, orders needed supplies and equipment. 8. Maintains ophthalmic equipment 9. Plans and coordinates maintenance in collaboration with supervisor, medical and technical staff. This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described. # STANDARD REQUIREMENTS: 1. Supports the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process. 2. Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others. 3. Supports and adheres to all Beaumont Health#s customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code. 4. Adheres to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations information. 5. Supports and participates in a collaborative team oriented environment # cooperates and works together with all co-workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns. 6. Supports, cooperates with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules # including universal precautions - reports and prevents/corrects unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs. 7. Completes all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organization. 8. Maintains current licensure, registration and/or certification, as applicable, at all times. # STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. A. Education / Training: # High School Diploma B. Work Experience: # 6-18 months experience as COA preferred. C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: # JCAHPO Certification required. D. Other Qualifications: # Technical # Surgical Skills. # Certified refractive surgical LASIK assistant. # Surgical Boarding. # WORKING CONDITIONS: A. Physical Effort: # Minor lifting, walking, bending, standing for refractive surgery. B. Work Environment: # Clinical setting, Medical office, Refractive surgical suite, Medical lasers and minor procedure room

Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak , Ophthalmic Assistant Certified, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan

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