Job ID: 216375790

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Bonus/Commission
No
Job Description

Sansum Clinic is the largest independent nonprofit healthcare organization between the Los Angeles Basin and the San Francisco Bay Area. With more than 150 affiliated physicians and 1,000 employees, Sansum Clinic provides the full spectrum of healthcare services, from primary care to more than 30 specialties. Sansum Clinic serves more than 150,000 patients (600,000 visits) annually at our 25+ patient care facilities between Carpinteria and Santa Maria.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Ophthalmic Assistant provides superior quality outpatient care offered by the Clinic to the community it serves.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBLITIES: (This list may not include all of the responsibilities assigned.)

  1. Under general supervision, performs a range of routine clerical skills and office procedures: answer phones, answer routine questions, take patient history, maintain examination rooms in a tidy fashion, run errands for department.
  2. Adheres to all policies and procedures.
  3. Completes annual performance and competency evaluation process with management and participates in goal setting, performance improvement and educational training as needed.
  4. Participates in department quality improvement, clinic safety, infection control and hazardous materials programs/activities.
  5. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  6. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  7. Adheres to HIPAA regulations.
  8. Exercises discretion and maintains high level of confidentiality.
  9. Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS: Knowledge of clinical policies and procedures. Knowledge of clinical practices and medical terminology. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Ability to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc. Ability to adapt to varied, age-specific and/or specialized groups. Ability to understand use, function, interpret, document, and keep records. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to reason and make sound judgments. Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, management, patients, medical staff, and the public. Skill in accepting constructive criticism and giving suggestions in a professional manner.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSURE

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Six months to two years experience in a physician’s back office is strongly preferred.
    • Complete the Ophthalmic Assistant Home Study Course after 6 months of employment.
    • CPR certification is required.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or dually certified in both AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support and AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Interested in working for Sansum Clinic, Ophthalmology Department? Apply directly on our career site.

 

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Sansum Clinic

Sansum Clinic is the largest independent nonprofit healthcare organization between the Los Angeles Basin and the San Francisco Bay Area. With more than 150 affiliated physicians and 1,000 employees, Sansum Clinic provides the full spectrum of healthcare services, from primary care to more than 30 specialties. Sansum Clinic serves more than...
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