THE MISSION STATEMENT
To take care of people with passion, pride, and respect.
OVERALL EXPECTATIONS STATEMENT
Providing exceptional care for our patients as well as recognizing the value of your co-workers is the expectation of all members of the Prevea Clinic organization. All members are expected to focus on the patient's needs; relate to all in a friendly, accepting manner; communicate in a positive and professional way to patients and co workers; use time effectively and efficiently; and demonstrate an overall high level of performance.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)
Maintain and stock all rooms
Clean and maintain instruments
Prepare patients to see the ophthalmologist
Patient education for procedures and surgery
Ordering and dispensing contacts
Triaging patient phone calls
Performs patient exams
Performs diagnostic tests
Instillation of eye drops
Prepare patients for minor in office surgery and laser procedures
Patient history taking
Triage of patient concerns and ability to schedule appropriately
Ability to perform lensometry and neutralize patients’ glasses
Ability to perform diagnostic tests such as GDX, Visual Field, OCT
Perform basic tonometry
Evaluate ocular motility
Perform retinoscopy and obtain a manifest refraction
Ability to perform A-scan measurements
Ability to perform IOL calculations
Ability to prepare the lasers for the physician
Assist physician with interoffice surgical procedures and lasers
Knowledge of ocular anatomy
Understanding of theory behind specific diagnostic tests
Knowledge of systemic disease and their impact on eyes
Knowledge of surgical procedures
Knowledge of clinical optics
Knowledge of laser and surgical procedures
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience as an ophthalmologist working as an ophthalmic assistant.
Graduated from an accredited program for ophthalmic assistant or technician is helpful but not required
Other duties as assigned.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Combination of standing, sitting, walking, bending. Must have visual acuity. Occasional stress from workload or customer complaints.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Office and laboratory setting. Well ventilated and well lighted.
Previous experience working with a Retinal surgeon.