Medical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant/Ophthalmic Assistant I/II - Ophthalmology - Position #2022-292

MEDICAL ASSISTANT/CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT/OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT I/II - OPHTHALMOLOGY - Position #2022-292

Date Posted:
Classification:
Medical
Type
Full Time
Location
OPEN UNTIL FILLED Redlands Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Job Description

The Medical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant/Ophthalmic Assistant I/II, assist the Ophthalmologist and Optometrists in performing a wide range of both basic and advanced Ophthalmic testing.  Tests frequently performed by OA I:  Basic Vision Screening, Lemsometry, Auto Refraction, Tonopen B.A.T. (Brightness Acuity Test), Color Test, Visual Fields, Pachymetry, IOL calculations. Additional tests may be performed by certified ophthalmic assistant 1 under the direction and supervision of physician. Assists the Ophthalmologist in minor office procedures and surgeries. Demonstrates strong knowledge of Ocular Diseases and Ocular emergencies.The OA II frequently performs but not limited to: Fundas photographs (Disc, Macula,etc), Fluoroscein Angiograghy, Axial Eye Length and Diagnostic B-Scan echography, Pachymetry, Visual Fields, OCT. ( Ocular Coherence Tomography),Corneal Topography, IOL calculations, Applanation tonometry, and occasionally assists in Laser procedures. In addition to advanced Ophthalmic testing, position requires ability to perform Basic pre-exam testing: Basic Vision testing, Lensometry, Auto Refraction, Tonopen, B.A.T. Color Test. The Ophthalmic Assistant II is responsible to clean, maintain, and report equipment failures / malfunctions that need repair to Site Administrator or Nurse Manager/Nurse supervisor

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent is required.  Medical Assistants/Certified Medical Assistants must possess a MA Diploma or MA Certification. State or Federal CMA certification preferred from one of the following agencies: 1) California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants (CCBMA), 2) American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), 3) American Medical Technologists (AMT), 4) National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or in the State of California, Multiskilled  Medical Certification Institute (MMCI), 5) National Healthcare Association (NHA)-also known as Certified Clinical Medical Assistants (CCMA), and 6) National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP). For MA/CMA no experience is required. OAI, applicant must have one year working as an OA or MA/CMA in an Ophthalmology Department. Two years of experience working as an Ophthalmic Assistant or CMA/MA in an Ophthalmology Department preferred. Current BLS (AHA) certification required. OA II, applicant must have two years of experience working as an Ophthalmic Assistant. Three years of experience working as an Ophthalmic Assistant preferred. Current BLS (AHA) certification and current Ophthalmic Assistant Certification or Certified Ophthalmic Technician required.

 

Beaver Medical Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status

 

Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met. Resumes may be attached to completed application form as supplemental information, but will not be accepted in lieu of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates who best match the needs of the position will be invited to compete further in the recruitment process.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to track for individual applications or discuss the application process.

 

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