International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Assistant (Full-Time)

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Dartmouth Health
Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States (on-site)
12 days ago

Description

Overview

Assists with all clinical duties required of an ophthalmic assistant including (but not limited to) monitoring patient arrivals, performing basic eye exams, gathering and documentation of patient health and eye history, providing patient assistance with navigating the aclinic, and providing an exceptional patient experience. Familiarity with medical terminology desired with a willingness to learn and work toward certification.



Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Interact with patients at all levels of care in the ophthalmology clinic.
  • Perform basic ophthalmic exams in preparation for next steps of care.
  • Collect and enter complete and accurate information into the patients’ electronic medical record.
  • Prepare patient, room, supplies, and equipment for exams and procedures.
  • Inventory, cleaning, care, and maintenance of ophthalmic equipment, supplies, and exam rooms.
  • Recognize and comply with all national, local, and institutional laws, regulations, policies, and procedures with regard to patient privacy and safety.
  • Assist fellow staff and physicians with daily tasks.
  • Willing and able to learn special testing and ancillary skills as needed.
  • Perform other duties as requested.


Qualifications
  • High school diploma or the equivalent required.

  • Area of Interest: Allied Health;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.00 - 1.00 - 40 hrs/week;
  • Shift: Day;
  • Job ID: 10769;


The Upper Valley area offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities for people of all ages. Located in close proximity to New York City, Boston, and Montreal, the Upper Valley provides the opportunity to have an active outdoor lifestyle while providing a sense of community and culture. Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, located in Lebanon, New Hampshire, is the state's only academic medical center, and the only Level I Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire and Vermont are consistently ranked very high when it comes to measuring quality of life. In fact, the State of New Hampshire’s “Life Index”, a compilation of independent national studies on quality of life among the 50 states, rates New Hampshire as #1 and Vermont as #3.  New England is a very special place to live, work, and become part of a community. We have some of the most advanced educational institutions, best health care, and diverse cultural and recreational offerings you will find anywhere in the country. The public schools are excellent, the mountains are beautiful, and the lakes are pristine. No wonder so many people love it here.

EOE.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 68392346
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Dartmouth Health
  • Position Title: Ophthalmic Assistant (Full-Time)
  • Job Function: Ophthalmic Assistant (OA)

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