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Full-time Eye Care Clinic Assistant

POSITION OBJECTIVE

To perform accurate preliminary testing in a caring, cheerful manner. To reduce patients anxiety and instill confidence in the care they receive. To support the PCLI corporate mission.

STATUS:               Full-time (40 hrs/wk)

ORGANIZATION:   Reports to Site Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Determine patients reason for visit and treatment expected.
  • Escort patient from waiting room. Perform preliminary tests and collect information as necessary to best facilitate the physicians diagnosis and treatment.
  • Explain the procedures to be used and the purpose for each test performed.
  • Put patients at ease by informing them of any anticipated waiting times and make them comfortable during the wait.
  • Maintain a smooth flow of patients and ensure the physician sees the patients in the proper order.
  • Ensure all treatment rooms and the central supply cupboard are well stocked at all times.
  • Take appropriate measures to ensure that all testing equipment is in proper condition, is prepared for use during operating hours, and is turned off and covered after the last patient is seen each day.
  • Engage in general office duties (i.e. scheduling patients by telephone) between patients and during non-patient times as needed.
  • Participate in the team environment by displaying and following through with an attitude of being willing to help co-workers in any way.
  • Travel to other sites.
  • Make surgery phone calls.

SCHEDULE

Monday Thursday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
*Schedule may vary according to patient schedule and clinic needs
**Full Time = 40 hours

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Pleasant, caring and helpful attitude
  • Good communication skills - written and spoken
  • Legible penmanship
  • The ability to work with a team to set and achieve common goals
  • Able to be composed under stressful circumstances
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • OR Driver Record required (applicant expense) and background check (PCLI expense)

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • At times will be required to assist and/or transfer a patient in and out of a surgical or exam chair
  • Must be able to push a wheelchair to the lobby or patient pick-up and drop off
  • Must be able to push various pieces of equipment around the clinic

 

 

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