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Northshore University Hospital Ophthalmic Medical Assistant in United States

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant - ( 79138 ) Position Highlights: + Position: Ophthalmic Medical Assistant, MG - Ophthalmology Practice + Location: Glenview, IL + Full Time/Part Time: Full Time + Hours: Monday-Friday, rotating hours between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM + Travel: Travel to and between other NorthShore sites will be required What you will need: + Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required + Certification: CPR certification through the American Heart Association required + Experience: One year experience as a NorthShore Medical Group (PSA) Patient Support Associate in ophthalmology department or related experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs preferred. Epic knowledge and experience preferred. What you will do: + 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 + 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 NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. ( The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six award-winning hospitals – Evanston ( , Glenbrook ( , Highland Park ( , Northwest Community ( Skokie ( , and Swedish ( . NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty and complex care; and 170 office locations and 35 immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members system-wide. NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to receive Magnet® designation—the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. 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. At NorthShore University HealthSystem, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our mission to support our team members and patients - irrespective of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. We believe that by recognizing and embracing our differences we create an organization that welcomes all to contribute and grow. We invite all candidates to our team, as we continue to build on the incredible value our diverse talent brings to our organization, our community and our patients. Please explore our website ( 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. Job Posting : Oct 8, 2021, 1:58:26 PM Req ID: 79138