Clinical Staff Assistant - Optometry

Northeastern State University - Tahlequah, OK4.2

30+ days agoFull-time
This position provides customer service and clerical support for clinic operations.

Education Requirements
Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.

Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

Greets clinic patients and checks them in for appointments.
Prepares and assists patients in the preparation of paperwork.
Performs patient triage.
Answers telephone; provides information or assistance; refers to appropriate personnel.
Schedules patient appointments; makes follow-up appointments; reschedules appointments as needed.
Prepares patient files following appointment for medical record scanning.
Enters consultation requests.
Checks out patients.
Assists faculty and clinicians as requested.
Makes copies and sends faxes; orders or copies clinical forms.
Orders supplies for clinical care and/or patient medical devices.
Performs related duties as assigned.


Starting Date

College/Department Statement
The Oklahoma College of Optometry at Northeastern State University, one of only 23 optometric training schools in the nation, prides itself on creating world-class optometrists with practical experience both in and out of the classroom. Through our partnerships with the Cherokee Nation and other area entities, our students experience more than 50,000 patient encounters each year.

Information for Applicants
If college work or degree is required, transcripts may be scanned, saved and uploaded. An official/certified transcript is required upon employment.

Please include on the application complete contact information for a minimum of three references.

Northeastern State University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce as an essential part of excellence in faculty and staff at the University, and complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and equal employment opportunity for VEVRRA protected veterans. NSU actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply for any opening at NSU.