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Billings Clinic Ophthalmic Technician in Billings / Billings, Montana

You can make a difference as a part of our region's largest health care system, based locally in Billings, Montana. Join our amazing team with a focus on safe, high quality care and an excellent patient experience. Billings Clinic is here to take care of our community and region. We look forward to meeting you. About Us Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital. Learn more about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality. Your Benefits We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more. Click here for more information or download the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide. Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet?-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here to learn more! Ophthalmic Technician OPHTHALMOLOGY (Billings Clinic Main Campus) req1379 Shift: Day Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater) Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours(Non-Exempt) Starting Wage DOE: 17.19 The Ophthalmic Technologist is responsible for providing collaborative medical support to the ophthalmology providers. Essential Job Functions • Performs and supervises the performance of a wide range of diagnostic tests and studies pertaining to the eye, to include but not limited to: visual acuity testing, tonometry, slit lamp evaluations, fundus and fluorescein angiography, A-scans, HRT and Humphrey and Goldmann visual fields. • Receives and prepares patient for the physician visit. Receives and records patient histories and communicates treatments, modalities and other health education to physicians, patients, and staff. • Maintains eye equipment and sterile environments. • Sets up rooms and assists ophthalmology surgeons with clinical surgical procedures and in the operating room. • Answer multi-line departmental telephones and triages calls. Provides instructions to patients based on developed protocols. Triages calls to appropriate provider and/or department. • Schedules appointments, surgeries, and procedures. • Orders supplies and maintains adequate inventory. Coordinates billing and return merchandise documentation/records. • Documents and records information in the medical record according to established procedures and completes forms as required. • Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality. • Identifies need and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. • Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • KNOWLEDGE OF: • Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental • Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct • Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program • Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills • Personal computers, hardware and software • HIPAA and confidentiality requirements • Medical terminology • Ophthalmic drug actions and side effects • Ophthalmic assessment techniques including normalities and abnormalities • Sterile field • SKILL IN: • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written • Basic and advanced ophthalmic diagnostic testing and studies • Assessing medical ophthalmic status of patients • Developing and implementing educational programs, and provide follow-up ophthalmic health care programs • Maintaining sterile field • ABILITY TO: • Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infant through geriatric • Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships • Operate required medical equipment • React calmly and professionally when dealing with difficult or emergent situations • COMPLEXITY & DIFFICULTY: • Understanding of wide variety of technical equipment • Anticipation of schedule flow and provider needs in the care of the patient • Work under the direction and supervision of the ophthalmologists and optometrists Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.

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