Busy ophthalmology practice located in West Hartford (with 5 satellite locations), looking for an ophthalmic scribe with experience. Must be detail-oriented, team player, and work in a friendly environment.
We have a completely computerized office including electronic medical records, so knowledge of computers and ability to type competently is a must. Plus have the desire to assist our team and our patients in a long term position.
*Document the Physician's findings in the patients Electronic Medical Record.
*Transcribe the impression and plan, results of tests, prescriptions, discussions and orders as dictated by the Physician.
*Anticipate the needs of the Physician and patients as often as as possible to help with patient flow.
*Administer patient eye drops as requested by the Physicians.
*Assist the Physicians with office procedures.
*Assist with patient education.
*Ensure that the patients visit and all diagnostic testing has been properly coded on the patients encounter form.
*Willing to learn new skills as required by the needs of the practice.
*Master all new skills within 6 months of their introduction.
*Prepare examination rooms and maintain a clean work space.
Be available to work MONDAY-FRIDAY and one SATURDAY a monthfrom 7:30amuntil closinghours.
*Willing to travel to other satellite offices as needed. (Reliable transportation required).
*Assist with other assigned tasks not limited to the Clinical Department as directed by the Medical Directors and Management.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS:
*Be a team player and maintain a professional and positive attitude.
*Maintain a professional appearance as outlined in the employee handbook.
*Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information as it relates to patients and staff members.
*Enthusiasm to further skill set.
*High school diploma or equivalent.
*Experience in an eye care setting or medical office.
*Ability to multi-task.
*Ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.
*Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in person, by phone or in writing.
*Ability to stand for long periods of time and physically assist with limited mobility.
Salary based upon experience. Benefits include paid vacation/holidays, health insurance, 401K/Profit Sharing Plan.
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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time