Medical Assistant Job in Cullman, AL

at Holcomb Laser Center

Job Title: Medical Assistant
Company: Holcomb Laser Center
Location: Cullman, AL

Perks:

  • Full Benefits Package - Medical, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 401k + Employer Matching
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Optical Education Reimbursement
  • Competitive Base Pay

Hours:

  • Full Time
  • Our office is open Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:00pm, Friday 7:30am-1pm. You may need to work a little earlier/later as needed.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Favorable result on Background Check
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excitement to learn and grow 

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate patient flow
  • Assist the doctor in preliminary testing
  • Verify medical and vision insurances
  • Effectively communicate with patients, doctors, and managers
  • Answer inquiries through phone, email, and in-person requests


FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

A Medical Assistant (Ophthalmic Technician) is a valuable asset to an Ophthalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit.  This employee is able to handle a wide range of duties while using equipment to perform the initial testing needed to prepare a patient for an exam with an Ophthalmologist. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service during every patient encounter (in person or via phone)
  • Display a professional attitude, greet patients promptly with a smile, and thank them when they leave
  • Practice urgency at all times with patient’s time, as well as doctor’s time and schedule
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures including HIPAA
  • Verify patient information by interviewing patient
  • Record medical history, current medications and confirming purpose of visit
  • Records all data in the patient's Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Checks condition of patient's eyes by observing pupils, muscles, visual acuity, and extraocular movements
  • Required skills include: dilation, refraction, pressures, and performing a variety of diagnostic tests including visual fields, OCT, GDX, IOL master, auto refractor and topography
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms and ocular medications
  • General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Reliable transportation that would allow employee to go to multiple work locations with minimal notice
  • Ability to work weekends when applicable
  • Desire to gain industry knowledge and training
  • Demonstrates initiative in accomplishing practice goals
  • Ability to grow, adapt, and accept change
  • Consistently creating a positive work environment by being team-oriented and patient-focused
  • Commitment to work over 40 hours to meet the needs of the business
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) is preferred

 

 

If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600. Please do not contact the office directly – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.

 

EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.