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Vision Assistant|Ophthalmic Assistant (24 Hours|Week, Lasik)

  • ... Onalaska, Wiltz, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 16.77 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 04, 2024       Expires on: Mar 20, 2024

Vision Assistant|Ophthalmic Assistant (24 Hours|Week, Lasik)   

JOB TITLE:

Vision Assistant|Ophthalmic Assistant (24 Hours|Week, Lasik)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Onalaska Wiltz United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here.
If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

Schedule Weekly Hours:
24
**No experience in optical necessary, we provide on-the-job training!

This position is a .
6 FTE (24 Hours per Week) working at our Onalaska location in Lasik.

Shift times are Monday-Friday from 6:45am-3:15pm, no evenings, weekends or holidays!

Why Work at Gundersen?
*Excellent health benefits
*Great work/life balance
*Generous 401K and base contribution plans
*Pet Insurance
*Career Development Center
*Deliver love+medicine every day!
Job Description:

Performs support functions to the eye practices of the department including pre-testing for appointments and various diagnostic tests.

Major Responsibilities:
1.
Perform preliminary testing procedures to include measurement and verification of visual acuity and checking intra-ocular pressures.
Interview patient to develop statement of visual history.

2.
Responsible for administering Humphrey visual field diagnostic procedures as well as OCT analysis of optic nerve and retina.
Other testing may include pentacam, pachymetery, and specular microscope.

3.
Coordinate the scheduling of various surgical procedures and preparation of pre-op paperwork.
Perform equipment maintenance and minor repairs.
May also include outreach travel.

4.
Interact with patients, pharmacies, and optical dispensaries in the release and communication of prescriptions and give appropriate advice regarding eye symptoms and problems.

5.
Certain other responsibilities may include managing and ordering supplies and inventories in department, contact lens order processing, and instruction in insertion, removal, and handling of contact lenses.

6.
May assist in minor surgical procedures including cleaning and sterilization of surgical equipment and instruments as well as assisting the surgeon in the procedure.
Could also counsel pre- and post-opeative eye surgery patients regarding eye care instructions and medication use.

7.
Support to refractive surgery program could include informing patients of preoperative and postoperative instructions, set up and clean equipment, and calculate postoperative refractive surgery results.

8.
Witness waste of controlled substances with authorized staff in the state of Wisconsin.
Will not witness waste in Minnesota and Iowa, both states require licensed individuals or registered pharmacy technician staff only to witness the waste of controlled substances.

9.
Performs other job-related responsibilities as needed to ensure successful operation of department/vision center.

Education and Learning:
REQUIRED
High School Diploma or equivalency
DESIRED
High School Diploma or equivalency + post high school education

Work Experience:
REQUIRED
6 months customer service and/or public relations experience.

DESIRED
1 year experience as ophthalmic assistant in ophthalmology practice or in vision services.

License and Certifications:
DESIRED
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certified by JCAHPO

Age Specific Population Served:
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:
Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:
Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).

Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Driving Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Stooping/Bending Rarely (1-5% or .
5 hours)
Squatting Rarely (1-5% or .
5 hours)
Kneeling/Half Kneel Rarely (1-5% or .
5 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Rarely (1-5% or .
5 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25
Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.
5 hours)

I f you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.
org or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $16.
77 per hour

Expected hours: 24 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Medical specialties:

  • Ophthalmology

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 04, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

16.77 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707370455-a732d9c84f60ab12c1a159563cfaeb62

LOCATION:

Wiltz United States

CITY:

Onalaska

Job Origin:

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Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

Schedule Weekly Hours:
24
**No experience in optical necessary, we provide on-the-job training!

This position is a .6 FTE (24 Hours per Week) working at our Onalaska location in Lasik.

Shift times are Monday-Friday from 6:45am-3:15pm, no evenings, weekends or holidays!

Why Work at Gundersen?
*Excellent health benefits
*Great work/life balance
*Generous 401K and base contribution plans
*Pet Insurance
*Career Development Center
*Deliver love+medicine every day!
Job Description:

Performs support functions to the eye practices of the department including pre-testing for appointments and various diagnostic tests.

Major Responsibilities:
1. Perform preliminary testing procedures to include measurement and verification of visual acuity and checking intra-ocular pressures. Interview patient to develop statement of visual history.
2. Responsible for administering Humphrey visual field diagnostic procedures as well as OCT analysis of optic nerve and retina. Other testing may include pentacam, pachymetery, and specular microscope.
3. Coordinate the scheduling of various surgical procedures and preparation of pre-op paperwork. Perform equipment maintenance and minor repairs. May also include outreach travel.
4. Interact with patients, pharmacies, and optical dispensaries in the release and communication of prescriptions and give appropriate advice regarding eye symptoms and problems.
5. Certain other responsibilities may include managing and ordering supplies and inventories in department, contact lens order processing, and instruction in insertion, removal, and handling of contact lenses.
6. May assist in minor surgical procedures including cleaning and sterilization of surgical equipment and instruments as well as assisting the surgeon in the procedure. Could also counsel pre- and post-opeative eye surgery patients regarding eye care instructions and medication use.
7. Support to refractive surgery program could include informing patients of preoperative and postoperative instructions, set up and clean equipment, and calculate postoperative refractive surgery results.
8. Witness waste of controlled substances with authorized staff in the state of Wisconsin. Will not witness waste in Minnesota and Iowa, both states require licensed individuals or registered pharmacy technician staff only to witness the waste of controlled substances.
9. Performs other job-related responsibilities as needed to ensure successful operation of department/vision center.

Education and Learning:
REQUIRED
High School Diploma or equivalency
DESIRED
High School Diploma or equivalency + post high school education

Work Experience:
REQUIRED
6 months customer service and/or public relations experience.
DESIRED
1 year experience as ophthalmic assistant in ophthalmology practice or in vision services.

License and Certifications:
DESIRED
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certified by JCAHPO

Age Specific Population Served:
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:
Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:
Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).
Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Driving Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Stooping/Bending Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Squatting Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Kneeling/Half Kneel Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25
Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

I f you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.org or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $16.77 per hour

Expected hours: 24 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Medical specialties:

  • Ophthalmology

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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