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Northshore University Hospital Ophthalmic Medical Assistant in United States

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a premier integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the United States. Headquartered in Evanston, Ill., NorthShore is a non-for-profit organization comprised of four hospitals – Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie. The system includes a 950 physician multispecialty group practice with 130 locations across Chicagoland. NorthShore has annual revenues of $2.1 billion and employs more than 10,500 people. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential. Position Overview We are currently seeking an Ophthalmic Medical Assistant for our Ophthalmology department located in Glenbrook, IL. This is a full-time position and is benefits eligible. Hours will be scheduled Monday through Friday from 7:45am-6:00pm, with rotating Saturdays from 7:45am-1:00pm. The primary location is in Glenbrook wiht possible travel to Lake Bluff and Skokie. Responsibilities In this role, you will: * Receive payments from patients and distributes appropriate receipts and change if necessary * Schedule in office and OR surgical procedures for ophthalmology general, pediatrics, comea and external disease, retina, LASIK, glaucoma, neuro ophthalmology and oculoplastics * Educate patients effectively on LASIK, PRK, PTK, lasers used, pre and post operative care and stay abreast on changes as pertaining to LASIK and services provided * Communicate effectively with patient about surgical costs, financial agreements, payment processes as pertaining to ocular surgical and non-surgical procedures * Chief Complaint, eye medical and eye surgery history * Patient and Past Family Social History * OCT - Anterior Chamber, Macular, Optic Nerve, Pathology o IOL Master, HVF, GVF * Review of Systems * Verify Prescription benefits in EPIC * History of Present Illness (HPI) to include at least 4 of the 8 "elements" * Medical Review, including clicking "Medications Reviewed" button in EPIC * Allergies * Vitals and pain assessment PRN * Record patient's distance visual acuity each eye separately, with/without correction * Record patient's near visual acuity each eye separately, with/without correction * Lensometry of patients spectacles for distance and near Rx indicating type of multi-focal (base curve and optical centers PRN) * Amsler Grid Qualifications * High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required * Looking for a candidate with an Optical background * One year experience as a NorthShore Medical Group (PSA) Patient Support Associate in ophthalmology department or related experience * CPR certification required * Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs preferred * Epic knowledge and experience preferred Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research. NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information. EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor. Title: Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Location: null Requisition ID: 75587

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