Vista Community Clinic

Optometry Technician / Medical Assistant

Req No.
2017-1760
US-CA-Vista
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Optometry
Schedule
Mon/Wed 8 AM - 5 PM, Tues 9:30 AM - 5 PM, Thurs 10 AM - 7 PM, Fri 8 AM - 5 PM (3/mo) Sat 9-4 (1/mo)

Overview

Responsible for conducting pre-testing and special testing for the following equipment and instruments:  a) Pre-testing I – auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography; 2) Pre-testing II – preliminary case history including current medical conditions; c) Visual acuities, dial in, phoropter, color vision and drop instillation; d) Special testing – visual fields, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, optec vision screener.   Also responsible for processing patient’s information through the computer system and helps maintain the operation of the reception records and examination room area.

Responsibilities

  • Process patient’s information through the computer system and help maintain the operation of the reception records and examination room area
  • Retrieve patient records from other clinics to ensure complete information on file before appointment date
  • Manage continuous patient flow by effectively communicating with team members and providers
  • Prepare referrals, work and/or school excuse letters, written prescriptions for providers to sign and staff consult letters to primary care provider
  • Conduct inventory of supplies at the stock examination rooms. Verify and maintain stock level and recommend disposal for all expired supply items
  • Disinfect and wipe down all equipment and instruments
  • Conduct pre-testing and special testing for the following equipment and instruments
    • Pre-testing I – auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography
    • Pre-testing II – preliminary case history including current medical conditions.  Visual acuities, dial in, phoropter, color vision and drop instillation.
    • Special testing – visual fields, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, optec vision screener.
  • Perform screening for Occupational Health Services
  • Support the vision, mission and goals, and demonstrate a commitment to the values, of the organization
  • Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications

Minimum

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum one year medical/optometry experience
  • Knowledge of medical record law, policy and procedures
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

 

Preferred

  • Typing/data entry minimum 45 wpm
  • Experience in conducting pre-testing and special testing for the following equipment and instruments 1) Pre-testing I – auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography.   2) Pre-testing II – preliminary case history including current medical conditions. Visual acuities, dial in, phoropter, color vision and drop instillation. 3) Special testing – visual fields, fundus photography, slit otography, optec vision screener.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Basic computer knowledge, internet use, MS Office and data entry skills

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