Westfield, NJ
30+ days ago


The Ophthalmic Assistant supports the physician(s) in our busy practice. This is a full-time role involves direct patient care, clinical tasks and administrative responsibilities. Ophthalmology experience preferred but not required. We provide training and offer very competitive pay / benefits.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining/documenting Patient History
  • Performing patient work up, including all vision testing
  • Obtaining all appropriate consent forms
  • Room set up for the physician; clean up following procedures
  • Stocking supplies
  • Data entry into practice management and EMR systems
  • Greeting/escorting patients to exam room, patient education regarding procedures to be performed
  • Overseeing patient flow
  • Reviewing and filing medical charts
  • Assisting the physician with miscellaneous projects/tasks
  • Assisting the clinical department as needed
  • Compliance with all practice procedures and protocols



Essential Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: 2-5 years’ experience working in a medical environment, in a clinical capacity; Clinical experience within Ophthalmology preferred but not required.



  • Accredited training program preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; excellent computer software skills
  • Superior level of customer service and friendly demeanor
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with patients, physicians, clinicians and administrators

Employment Type: Full Time
Bonus/Commission: No