MEDICAL ASSISTANT/CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT/OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT I - OPHTHALMOLOGY - Position #2020-99
- Date Posted:
- Full Time
- OPEN UNTIL FILLED Redlands Monday - Friday 8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.
The Medical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant/Ophthalmic
Assistant I assist the Ophthalmologist and Optometrists in performing a wide
range of both basic and advanced Ophthalmic testing. Tests frequently
performed by assistant: Basic Vision Screening, Lemsometry, Auto
Refraction, Color Tests and visual Fields. The Ophthalmic Assistant II
performs more advanced testing, but not limited to, Fundas Photographs,
Fluoroscein Angiograghy, Axial Eye Length and Corneal Topography. Position
provides both direct front and /or back office patient care directed by an
Ophthalmologist, or Nurse Manager/Nursing Supervisor.
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. For OA I, applicant must have 1 year working as an OA or MA/CMA
in an Ophthalmology Department. Current BLS (AHA) certification required. Non-Certified
candidates must obtain within 30 days of hire.
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.