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Ophthalmic Scribe 

Category Clinic  
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:   The primary goal of the ophthalmic scribe is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the physician in the clinic setting.  The scribe must be able to anticipate physician needs, communicate clearly to patients and staff members, and effectively multi-task in order to facilitate clinic flow.

 
Position Requirements

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately and thoroughly document ophthalmic exams and procedures as they are being performed by the physician.
  • List all appropriate diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions as directed by the physician.
  • Provide patients and/or family members with instructions for self-care and follow-up as directed by the physician.
  • Coordinate patient scheduling and monitor patient flow throughout the office, properly communicating  delays
  • Perform other duties and assume various responsibilities as determined by the office manager, team lead and doctor(s).

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • High school graduate, or equivalent
  • Previous experience as an ophthalmic scribe or technician is preferred
  • Previous experience with electronic medical records preferred.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • A focus on the provision of quality care and service excellence.
  • Proficient in EHR, including proven competency in accuracy of data entry.
  • Proficient with ophthalmic medical terminology.
  • Recognition of the ophthalmic exam process and the ability to record exam details.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in person, by phone, and in writing, including grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Dependable and self-motivated.
  • Proactive, adaptable, with the ability to work under pressure to accomplish projects and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT (per ADA guidelines):

  • Physical Activity:  Standing for sustained periods of time, Talking, Hearing.
  • Physical requirements: Sedentary work.  Involves sitting most of the time.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform each activity.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Pay Rate $12.99  
Position Status Fulltime  
Manages Others No  
Travel Required  
Position Ophthalmic Scribe  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location MWEC Fort Wayne-Lima  
About the Organization The vision of the doctors and staff of Midwest Eye Consultants is to provide our patients with excellence in eye health care. In order to fulfill this vision, the doctors of Optometry and Ophthalmology, along with our technicians, opticians and patient services staff, embrace the ongoing evolution in eye care through expanded technology and knowledge. In addition, our doctors of optometry work hand in hand with doctors of ophthalmology, enabling us to provide both primary and secondary care.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
supervisorUID None Specified 

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