Salary

$15 - $25 Per Hour

Job Type

full-time

Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Westbury, NY

Description

Job Purpose:Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance.Duties: * Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit. * Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary. * Saves ophthalmologist's time by helping with office procedures such as laser surgeries, tear duct probes. * Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential. * Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders and questions about surgery. * Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms. * Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. * Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt. * Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs. * Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. * Serves and protects the ophthalmogy practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements. * Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:Supply Management, Verbal Communication, Infection Control, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Organization, Scheduling, Professionalism, Customer Focus, Confidentiality, Bedside Manner, Medical Teamwork