Medical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant/ Ophthalmic Assistant I/II - Position #2019-258

MEDICAL ASSISTANT/CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT/OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT I/II - OPHTHALMOLOGY - Position #2019-258

Date Posted:
Close Date:
2019-07-22
Classification:
Medical
Type
Full Time
Location
Redlands Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. and 7:30a.m. - 4:30p.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 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.

 

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 required. For OA I, applicant must have 1 year working as a OA or MA/CMA in an Ophthalmology Department. Current BLS (AHA) certification, Non-Certified candidates must obtain within 30 days of hire.  OA II must have completion of Ophthalmic Assistant Certification, and 2 years working as an Ophthalmic Assistant.

 

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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