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Assistant For Eye Care Facility

Kelly Services
New York, NY
**Assistant For Eye Care Facility (Newark OR Geneva)**

**Overview:** The Ophthalmic Assistant/Refracting Tech assists the doctors in all matters involving patient care. This includes starting the patient visit, taking histories, initiating dilation, and completing refractions as appropriate. If you are willing to learn, we are willing to teach!

+ **_The assistant will be based out of one location (Geneva or Newark), but must be able to travel to Canandaigua to cover as needed._**

+ The hours are; Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the refracting tech will stay until 8PM on an as needed basis.

+ Wages can be anywhere from $14.00-$16.00/hour based on experience and certifications.

+ This is a temp-to-hire position with conversion typically taking place after 3 months.

+ **Must have a positive attitude and flexibility with traveling and shifts.**

**Primary functions:**

+ Initiate patient visit through interview and screening following established protocols.

+ Aid accounting office in gathering information regarding visits & surgery for insurance forms.

+ Perform scribe duties to support doctor efficiency and clinical need as required.

+ Cleans, sterilizes and cares for all office surgical instruments and office autoclave.

+ Completes visual field and OCT testing as required.

+ Screens patient questions and/or complaints of a medical nature.

+ Completes follow up to patients as necessary.

+ Maintain and order adequate supplies for the clinical department.

+ Uncovering, daily cleaning and covering of clinical ophthalmic equipment.

+ Set up instruments for minor surgeries.

+ Assist with minor surgeries or lasers as required.

+ Clean and stock examination rooms.

+ Know and follow specific protocols for each doctor in the practice.

+ Maintain audio-visual equipment.

+ Complete additional duties as assigned.

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ Must have a positive attitude!

+ Must be willing to freely travel to all locations as needed

+ Must be flexible with working hours

+ Ability to understand and spell common ophthalmic words (preferred but not required)

+ Must know some medical terminology either through employment or school

+ Understanding of CPT and ICD-9 coding (preferred but not required)

+ High level of organization

+ The ability to remain focused in a high intensity position

+ Ability to differentiate and manage multiple doctor protocols

+ Ability to put the good of the practice ahead of personal concern

+ Ability to work well in a team, must be a team player!

+ Keyboarding experience, with rapid, accurate typing

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Must have initiative for continual learning

**After Being Hired On** (converted from a Kelly temp) **:**

+ Excellent benefit package including

+ Medical

+ Paid time off

+ 401K

+ Free yearly eyewear

+ Uniform allowance

+ Reduced pricing for refractive surgery or cosmetic procedures

+ Wage increases based on certifications, longevity, and performance

+ Super performers will have opportunities to advance and cross-train

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-07 Expires: 2020-10-08

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