Bay Area Eye Institute is a growing, successful solo ophthalmology practice with a deep commitment to exceptional patient care. Since our focus is on cornea and anterior segment, we care for patients with dry eye, allergic conjunctivitis, cataracts, corneal transplants, corneal ulcers, pterygium and cancer of the conjunctiva. We also see patients with general eye conditions such as glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration. We have an oculoplastics specialist come to the office one half day a month.
We are hoping to expand our back office staff with an experienced ophthalmic assistant or technician who is looking for professional growth in a collegial and constructive atmosphere. We have a seasoned, friendly, diverse, and cohesive staff with low turnover. Since we have a small office, our staff is cross-trained in the day-to-day functions of our practice.
Bay Area Eye Institute offers a wide verity of benefits including health Insurance, employer matching IRA,book and tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, PTO, and a flexible work schedule.
The personal attributes we are looking for include: commitment to service, professionalism, courtesy, efficiency, attention to detail, strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work both as part of a team and without direct supervision, flexibility and openness to change, ability to multi-task, ability to prioritize, ability to master complex and changing processes, ability to benefit from instruction, ability to learn from errors, ability to share knowledge.
The experience/certification/abilities we are looking for are: a minimum of two years as an ophthalmic assistant, certification is a plus, proficiency in all standard ophthalmic work up elements, proficiency with standard ophthalmic diagnostic equipment, computer literacy, bilingual ability (Spanish-English is very helpful but not essential), familiarity with most non-patient related back office tasks (maintaining exam rooms, monitoring/ordering supplies, processing prescription refills per protocols, etc.), experience with the following devices preferred: Atlas topographer, IOLMaster, immersion A-scan, endothelial cell counter, Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer, Cirrus HD-OCT, Lenstar. Must know how to refract.