Ophthalmic Assistant (COA/COT Pref, .75 FTE w/ benefits_ Bellevue)

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

Group Health Cooperative Bellevue, WA

Bellevue, WA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


At Group Health

Our mission is to enrich peoples lives by improving health. As a Group Health employee, your role is to deliver on that mission every day by living our valuesCustomer Focus, Accountability, Innovation, Excellence, and Integrity. You take initiative, set goals, and solve problems while collaborating with friends and colleagues. Together we make a meaningful impact on our community.

In return, Group Health is committed to providing you competitive pay, excellent benefits, and an opportunity to make a difference each day as we strive to reach our vision to be the preferred health care partner by excelling in quality, service, and affordability.

Provide technical and patient care support either in a clinic or on the phone as a member of the Eye Care team. In clinic perform measurement and evaluation tests and perform specified procedures. On phone acts as a triage point for urgent, emergent and general Eye Care needs. May support fitting of contact lenses and provide patient instruction.

*** Work hours/days may include: (3) 10-hour shifts or (3) 8-hour shifts 1 day at 6 hours******

Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education
Some College Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant, Ophthalmic Assistant or Allied Health Professional program.

Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements
Intermediate Customer service skills. Computer experience in a MS Windows environment; keyboarding skills. General medical knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, anatomy, physiology, systemic diseases, ocular diseases, ocular emergencies and metric conversion fundamentals of microbial control.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills

Minimum Experience Requirements
None Required

Preferred Experience
Other Experience Experience working with contact lens patients and products. Experience working in an Ophthalmology or Optometry practice.

Minimum License/Certifications Requirements
At time of hire JCAHPO COA certification
Able to obtain shortly after hire Medical Assistant-Registered. Must apply within 7 days of hire. Washington State Department of Health issued credential.

Preferred License/Certifications
At time of hire Medical Assistant-Certified credential or Interim Medical Assistant-Certified credential Washington State Department of Health issued credential Interim credential expires 1 year from date of issuance.

Group Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
Schedule: Full-time
J2W code: ALL1ED