Manpower Group Ophthalmic Assistant in Parkersburg, West Virginia

Ophthalmic Assistant

Responsibilities:

Escort (walk) patient from waiting room to screening room and perform and document initial part of exam per physician's instructions in a timely manner.

Duties:

  • Obtain Patient History

  • Verify and accurately document medications at each visit

  • Check visual acuity

  • Check eye pressure

  • Check blood Pressure

  • Check dilation

  • Record visits to other eye doctors since last visit.

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of eye diseases.

  • Review chart for labs or test results ordered at previous visit; obtain if not in database.

  • Escorts (walk) patient back to waiting room.

  • Instructs patients about visual field testing and perform test.

  • Transfer information from new patient forms received in the mail to database.

  • Check waiting room to ensure that all patients have checked in and are not kept waiting

an unreasonable length of time.

  • Monitors supplies in screening rooms regularly.

  • Maintain and cleans all equipment being used. Report to Practice Administrator if not in

working condition.

  • Accept and perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as required.

  • When daily primary duties are complete, the employee should check with

Administrators and Nurses to determine if there are any other tasks that need completed.

  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

  • File charts as time allows.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or GED

Minimum Background requirements:

Previous experience or training in this position or similar position is beneficial, but not required.

Please apply at www.manpower.com