Ophthalmic Assistant (Float) - Ophthalmology | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 40 Position Summary Provides administrative and technical support to an ophthalmologist in a clinical setting. Job Description This position is in the Department of Ophthalmology Clinical practice. This position is primarily located at the Center for Outpatient Health. This position is for the Medical School Campus. This position will be required to travel between all of our Adult Clinical locations up to 75% of the time. Primary Duties & Responsibilities Complete a comprehensive work-up for the ophthalmologists and optometrists. Prepare a detailed medical patient history. Answer patient phone messages. Maintain CPR or Basic Life Support certification. Help foster our service culture of positivity and inclusion by maintaining a positive attitude with co-workers and excellent customer service. Cross train to cover front desk as needed. Preferred Qualifications Extensive knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the eye, medical terminology and abbreviations. Excellent communication and patient care skills. Ability to express a caring attitude while performing tasks required with accuracy and efficiency. Ability to maintain patient information in a strict confidential manner. Completion of JCAHPO's home study course. COA is encouraged. Experience in a clinical environment. Familiar with Microsoft Office software. Required Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent high school certification. Two years of experience working in a medical office. Grade C06-H Salary Range $16.17 - $23.47 / Hourly The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.