Sungate Medical Group is a fast paced, high energy office looking to add to our team in the Bluffton, Hilton Head and Lady's Island areas. We have an immediate opening for a full time or part time Ophthalmic Assistant/COA/COT/COMT position. The right team player will have a positive attitude, be self-motivated, organized and be eager to continue their education.
Our office is independently owned and operated, normal business hours are 8-5 with no late nights or weekends!
Charting patient medical history
Performing preliminary exam of patient with standard tests and measurements prior to patients being seen by doctor
Charting with an EHR
Set up and assist with in-office minor surgical procedures
Field patient questions and educate them about their condition and treatments
Cosmetic, dry eye and surgery counseling
Dry eye treatments
Help maintain, clean and stock exam areas and equipment after each patient
Help open and close exam rooms and testing areas
You must be willing and able to assist in other tasks as needed by office
Skills – you should be proficient in:
Charting patient medical history in an EHR setting
Visual acuity testing
Visual field testing – confrontation and automated
Ocular motility evaluation
OCT (Ocular Coherence Tomography)
VEP/ERG, IOL Master, Cassini a plus
lensometry – manual and automated
keratometry – manual and automated
Refractions on a phoropter
Qualifications and experience:
You should have previous experience in an ophthalmology medical office and ideally have completed a program in ophthalmic medical assisting. Certification by JCAHPO (COA, COT, COMT) preferred. MIPS and extensive dry eye knowledge is a plus. Knowledge of anatomy is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: We offer paid time off, medical and dental insurance, retirement options available after 2 years full time employment and the opportunity to work with a great group of people. Part time staff are not eligible for benefits. We do conduct background and reference checks.