Ophthalmic Technician I

Job ID
2024-5804
Job Locations
US-FL-Jacksonville Beach
Category
Clinical Staff
Type
Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

At Atlantic Eye Institute, our mission is to help our patients live their vision through exceptional, compassionate and honest eye care for every stage of life. And treat them like members of our family—because they are.

 

Living Our Vision: They say seeing is believing. But we say it’s much more than that. Seeing is how the story of our life is told. A journey that unfolds through your very own eyes. A journey we’re on together, every step of the way—from a child’s first eye exam, to their first pair of glasses and contacts, to LASIK, and even cataracts, we help you see the world better at every stage in your life. Any age, any problem, any time, we will be there. That’s because at Atlantic Eye Institute we believe in the power of seeing things clearly.

 

Every vivid color. Every precise movement. Every memory. And so, our team remains committed to you, from the most advanced technology and personalized care to being available 24/7 and always doing the right thing. This is our vision for you: A world where seeing isn’t just believing; seeing clearly is living fully. That’s why at Atlantic Eye Institute, we not only help improve your vision—we help you Live Your Vision.

 

We invite you to join our team!

Position Summary

We are currently hiring healthcare professionals who are passionate about customer service to join our Team as an Ophthalmic Medical Assistant. The Ophthalmic Medical Assistant will support a high-volume Ophthalmic practice that focuses on providing quality and compassionate care to patients in need of complete eye care services. This is an excellent opportunity for Medical Assistants and other medical professionals looking to establish a fulfilling career in a growing field that provides exceptional advancement opportunities. We provide paid training, so no prior experience is required.

This position might be for you if you:

  • Are looking for a CAREER in a growing field that provides a unique growth path.
  • Would like the opportunity to work with one of the largest comprehensive Ophthalmology groups in the country.
  • Are committed to learning and growing in an evolving field.
  • Have an interest and passion for the medical field or science in general.
  • Are looking for meaningful work and to make a difference in your community.
  • Love helping others and excel at customer service.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Have excellent attention to detail.

 

Growth and Career Paths:

The Ophthalmic Technician/Medical Assistant role is more than a job, it is truly a career. In time you may become a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA), Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT), Ophthalmic Scribe Certified (OSC) and Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT). We encourage and support these certifications and provide assistance with the certification process.  Additional monetary incentives are awarded upon attainment.  The field of Ophthalmology offers diverse career paths such as clinical training, surgical roles, billing, corporate, and leadership roles as well. The possibilities are endless!

Responsibilities

This position requires customer service skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a degree of independent decision-making.

 

Ophthalmic skills include:

  • Obtaining and documenting patient history
  • Determining visual acuity
  • Performing automated refraction
  • Administering eye drops, ointments, and irrigating solutions to the eye as ordered by physician
  • Performing office duties and clinical tasks - entering data into EMR
  • Providing patient services
  • Maintaining equipment and instruments

Qualifications

• Dependable transportation required to travel to other offices as required

• Must be flexible with traveling to various locations and working some weekends.

• Ability to pay attention to detail

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• The ability to seek instruction in areas where he/she is not knowledgeable

• The ability to recognize inconsistencies

 

Education:

• Graduation from an accredited high school

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k w/ Match
  • HSA/FSA
  • Telemedicine
  • Generous PTO Package

We also offer the following benefits for FREE:

  • Employee Discounts and Perks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Life/AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

EyeSouth Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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