1. Independently performs specialized testing procedures appropriate to specialty. 2. Performs preliminary screening examination for physician review. Reviews patient's chart, patient's condition, and physician's notes to plan and determine method of testing. Positions patients. 3. Sets up, operates, and maintains equipment to conduct tests and procedures appropriate to specialty. Assists patients when necessary to dress/undress for exams, or in transfers to/from wheel chair, stretcher, exam tables, etc. 4. Provides information to patients concerning specific tests and procedures. Reads and interprets obtained images. Records test results. Identifies and reports abnormalities. 5. Coordinates processing of slides and film. Instructs and acts as a source of information on testing techniques, procedures, and equipment operation. 6. Schedules patient appointments and originates billing paperwork. Reviews and prepares financial paperwork related to clinical activities. 7. Analyzes and compiles patient information. 8. Creates visual aids for lecture presentations and publications. 9. Reports equipment problems and acts as a liaison with repair personnel. Maintains quality control checks and log service records. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. Maintains disposal inventory per department protocol regarding date of use/disposal. 10. Performs additional functions related to clinical activities.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work as part of a collaborative and supportive team. Strong customer service orientation. Excellent attendance, punctuality and reliability, as attested by references.
Posting Position Title: Clinical Assistant 3
Required Skill/ability 3: Outstanding interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and time management skills. Ability to work positively and respectfully with a diverse population.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Ophthalmic Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability as an Ophthalmic Assistant in a clinical Ophthalmology or Optometry practice. Proficient in the use of specialized equipment and instruments and in administering diagnostic tests and performing procedures related to the current practice of Ophthalmology.
Required Skill/ability 4: Well-developed critical thinking skills with the ability to use sound independent judgment in order to solve problems.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proficiency in the use of an EMR, preferably Epic, in a healthcare setting. Advanced proficiency in medical terminology related to the practice of Ophthalmology.
Eight years of related experience, six of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or six years of related experience and an Associate's Degree; or two years of related work experience and a Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 61505BR
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