Ophthalmic Assistant (Mentor)

Mentor, OH
About Vitreo-Retinal Consultants, Inc.

Vitreo-Retinal Consultants, Inc. is a private practice ophthalmology group of fellowship-trained retinal specialists. We provide state-of-the-art retinal care for diseases which include Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration and Retinal Detachment. Our physicians are available for consultations and emergencies.

Job Overview

Vitreo-Retinal Consultants, Inc. in Mentor, OH is growing, and we need to expand our team! Our new office is located in the Newell Creek Medical Building right off of Route 90 and 615: 8140 Norton Parkway, Suite 230, Mentor, OH 44060. A Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is preferred. However, we would consider training someone who is willing to learn and who has a basic understanding of medical history taking and medical terminology. We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with your experience.

Seeking a bright candidate with:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize “on the fly”
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Responsibilities:

  • Taking patient histories
  • Pre-exam testing
  • Assisting and scribing for physicians during exams, procedures, and advanced diagnostic testing.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Ophthalmology/Retina experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to travel to outlying offices (mileage reimbursed)
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) experience
  • One year of medical assisting experience (ophthalmology experience is a plus, but is not required

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) and Profit-Sharing Plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Certification and Continuing Education Allowance

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