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Ophthalmic Technician - VitreoRetinal Consultants of New York

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Employer or Company Name VitreoRetinal Consultants of New York
Company Address Several Locations
City Several Locations
State NY
ZIP Several Locataions
Contact Person or Persons Harry Garcia - Human Resources Generalist
Phone Number (631) 234-5666 extension 123
Position Type: Both Full-Time and Part-Time
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Title of position Ophthalmic Technician - Willing to Train
Job Description We proudly offer: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Certification reimbursement, and a promote-from-within policy.
We reward the hard work of our employees with exciting company events, Bowling, Holiday Party, and a generous referral bonus!
FULL TIME OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN position for large multi-office Ophthalmology (Retina) practice. Vitreoretinal Consultants, one of the largest providers of Retina specialty is seeking an Ophthalmic Scribe/Technician to work in our Westbury, Great Neck and Rockville Centre, NY office. In this patient facing role, you will be an important part of the team whose job is to support and deliver exceptional patient care to our patients. This position requires dedicated individuals who enjoy working with patients and doctors to provide exceptional patient care. we are willing to train on many of the skills needed to become an Ophthalmic technician.
Position Title: Certified Scribe/Ophthalmic Technician
Full-Time position
Monday- Friday with some Saturdays
Job purpose:
Ensuring patient and doctor satisfaction by being a team player, working efficiently and being professional.
Responsibilities :
Correctly summarizes and documents what the physician verbalizes during an examination including but not limited to; proper charting of the examination, documenting additions to the chief complaint, assessment and recommendations for treatment including justification of decisions reached when appropriate and closing patient charts in a timely manner.
Accurate ICD10 and CPT coding in patient charts
Observes the patient and the physician and assists when appropriate during the exam including but not limited to; providing assistance to the patient as needed, providing additional medications and/or instruments, following directions in a medical emergency.
Maintains an awareness of the patient’s verbal and non-verbal communication when the physician is providing instructions, as it may be necessary for the scribe to repeat information, provide written instructions, and/or hand out patient education materials for the patient to review at home.
Ensure the patient understands all instructions.
Accurately documents amendments to patient charts according to practice protocols.
Maintains the patient flow of the clinic to include confirmation of insurance authorization prior to treatment
Provides support to the clinic by helping execute Ophthalmic Technician duties as needed
Alerts physicians to patient-related forms that need completion.
Guides patients to the front desk after completion of exam and ensures proper follow-up appointments are communicated to the front desk to be made before the patient leaves.
Evaluates the condition of the examination room to ensure adequate supplies are in stock and patient can safely enter and exit the room
Notifies physician of changes to the daily schedule, especially emergencies.
Facilitates communication between the physician and other staff members as helpful to minimize clinic flow disruptions.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Knows the required components of examination for appropriate CPT coding to ensure all elements are accurately completed.
Understands Medicare and other common insurance requirements for quality reporting in order to help practice comply with payer requirements.
Training and understanding of HIPAA requirements and the importance of maintaining patient confidentiality.
Strong, professional interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Ability to multi-task.
Strong organization with attention to detail.
Computer literacy.
Ability to spell accurately while charting
Basic math skills
Fluency in English, bilingual preferred.
Ability to educate patients regarding instillation of eye drops and other instructions related to physician’s treatment plan.
Understanding of medical terminology and/or ophthalmic terminology.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From $18.00 per hour
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
Great Neck, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Willingness to travel:
25% (Preferred)
Job Location Great Neck, Hauppauge, Riverhead, Westbury, Rockville Centre, Flushing, New City
Compensation Information $18-19/hr
Harry Garcia
(631) 234-5666