Patient Service Specialist/Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology/Corning - Full Time

Corning, NY, United States
Dec 3, 2018

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Job Description

Guthrie Entity

Guthrie Medical Group-Corning

Shift

Days 8 hr

40 hours/wk (24 hrs as a Patient Service Specialist, 16 hours as an Opthalmic Assistant)

Pay Grade

GCL/A5 (PSS)

GCL/C5 (Ophthalmic Asst)

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Main Function

Guthrie Medical Group, P.C. works with the communities we serve to help each person attain optimal, life-long health and well-being.  The Patient Service Specialist with the support of Guthrie Medical Group, P.C. will provide the highest quality patient care consistent with Guthrie’s Vision of Improving Health through Clinical Excellence and Compassion; Every Patient. Every time.  As a first point of contact for most patients, the Patient Service Specialist provides direct, daily operational support in a manner consistent with Guthrie Medical Group’s Service Excellence Standards.  The Patient Service Specialist will continually demonstrate Patient Centeredness, Teamwork, and Excellence in the daily performance of their duties.  This position requires the ability to be self-motivated, flexible, punctual, detail oriented, have good time management skills and have excellent communication skills.

The Ophthalmic Assistant is responsible for performing ophthalmic work up, procedures, measurements and tests to provide data to the provider and assist in patient care.  Position requires good understanding of optometry and ophthalmology outpatient day to day office routine.  Assists provider throughout patient exam and office procedures. The Ophthalmic Assistant will continually demonstrate Patient Centeredness, Teamwork, and Excellence in the daily performance of their duties.  This position requires the ability to be self-motivated, flexible, punctual, detail oriented, have good time management skills and have excellent communication skills.

Education

High School diploma/GED required. Graduation from a Medical Office Assistant school preferred.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant preferred;

Experience

Demonstrated customer service commitment in a fast-paced environment with a minimum of 1 year experience in a customer service related field preferred. Medical office experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.  Must be comfortable with computers and learning new applications.

2 years ophthalmic assisting experience with competency in working with both optometry and ophthalmology.  Completion of home study course in ophthalmic assisting will be required within the first 6 months of employment for those candidates without certification.

How To Apply

Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers

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Job Info

Dec 3, 2018

113609-1A

United States