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Company: Conifer Health Solutions

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Date Posted: July 8, 2014

Source: Conifer Health Solutions

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Job Summary:

Under the supervision of an ophthalmologist, provides eye screening and diagnostic testing necessary for the evaluation of patient eye problems. Provides clerical/administrative support as needed.

1. Prepares patients for examination by the physician by performing preliminary screening examinations for physician review including but not limited to the following:

a. measures visual acuity of patient

b. obtains patient’s chief complaint, history and reviews systems

c. tests IOP, EOM’s, CVF, checks for APD, reads glasses and dilated patients

d. performs simple color vision testing, Schirmer’s tests

e. organizes orders, schedules diagnostic testing and tracks results

2. Provides scheduling services for physicians to include appointments, surgical procedures, and testing

a. schedules patient appointments and registers them in the NextGen system as back-up to front desk

b. schedules patient surgeries ensuring that all necessary paperwork, insurance referrals and precertifications are obtained

c. acts as contact person for ER ...

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Job Summary:

Under the supervision of an ophthalmologist, provides eye screening and diagnostic testing necessary for the evaluation of patient eye problems. Provides clerical/administrative support as needed.

1. Prepares patients for examination by the physician by performing preliminary screening examinations for physician review including but not limited to the following:

a. measures visual acuity of patient

b. obtains patient’s chief complaint, history and reviews systems

c. tests IOP, EOM’s, CVF, checks for APD, reads glasses and dilated patients

d. performs simple color vision testing, Schirmer’s tests

e. organizes orders, schedules diagnostic testing and tracks results

2. Provides scheduling services for physicians to include appointments, surgical procedures, and testing

a. schedules patient appointments and registers them in the NextGen system as back-up to front desk

b. schedules patient surgeries ensuring that all necessary paperwork, insurance referrals and precertifications are obtained

c. acts as contact person for ER patients

3. Provides administrative/clerical support as needed

a. ensures all correspondence to patients, referring physicians, insurance companies, etc. are copied, mailed and filed in a timely manner

b. creates forms for patient clinical needs

4. Order clinical supplies as necessary with a watchful eye on par levels

5. Maintain oversight of ophthalmology equipment

a. obtain quotes as required for capital purchases

b. work with Practice Manager/Administrative Director to ensure equipment repairs/maintenance is accomplished timely

6. Other duties as assigned

Skills & Abilities:

Qualifications

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Training & Education:

High School diploma or equivalent preferred

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant or certified medical assistant willing to train and become a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Experience:

Two to three years COA or MA experience preferred

Supervisory Responsibility:

None

Required Licenses:

Job
: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians

Primary Location
: PA-Philadelphia

Hospital/Facility
: 483-SCHC Pediatric - Philadelphia, PA

Job Type: Full-time

Shift Type: 8 Hour Day

Shift begin time: 8:30 AM

Shift end time: 5:00 PM

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