Why You'll Love this Job
Retina Consultants of Texas (RCTX) is seeking an individual who will be responsible for providing accurate documentation, summarization of patient’s medical history, and performing preliminary ocular examination. The technician is responsible for maintaining patient flow and communication regarding appointment status to patients and Clinic Managers. This candidate will support the clinical needs for the Lufkin Clinic with travel to Livingston and Kingwood clinic locations.
Candidate must be able to travel to various clinics to meet the needs of the patients and providers, and support the clinic's variable hours (Monday - Friday, 6:30 am to 6:30 pm). Schedules are provided weekly and are based on the provider's clinic, patient and surgery schedules. Clinic staff are provided the opportunity for weekend hours if available.
RCTX offers the following competitive benefits for full-time eligible employees after the introductory period:
- Medical Insurance Plans
- Vision Insurance Plan
- Dental Insurance Plan
- 401K Contribution
- Life Insurance
- PTO and Holiday Pay
- Rewards and Recognition Program
- Certification Opportunities
Retina Consultants of Texas (RCTX) is one of the largest and most respected retina-only ophthalmology practices in the United States, committed to Preserving the Patient's Vision. RCTX has three certified research centers and is home to the Greater Houston Retina Research Center, one of the country’s leading sites for retinal research. All Retina Consultants of Texas physicians are board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specialize exclusively in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula. In addition, RCTX has an ocular oncology division, which focuses on cancer treatments for the eye. Our surgeons have studied at some of the most renowned institutions in the nation and all have graduated at the very top of their classes.
Retina Consultants of Texas (RCTX) is part of Retina Consultants of America (RCA), the largest network of leading retina specialists with the mission of saving sight and improving patient lives through innovation and the highest quality care. Through RCA's physician-centered practice management model, physicians continue to drive clinical and practice culture while benefiting from the available business expertise, resources and shared best practices.
Retina Consultants of Texas follows all CDC and local authority protocols to ensure the safety and well-being of the patients, providers, employees and communities.
Retina Consultants of Texas is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and an Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that celebrates diversity.
- Obtains patient history to include chief complaint, history of present illness, patient and family history of both ocular and general illnesses, history of allergies, and current medications.
- Accurately performs and documents visual acuity, confrontational visual fields, evaluation of motility, pupillary function tests, dilation, and ocular tonometry.
- Provide compassionate patient care throughout the clinic flow
- Performing opening and closing duties; inventory count, prepping drugs as needed, sterile instruments.
- Maintains cleanliness in exam and procedure rooms.
- Maintains back up levels of supply stock in exam and procedure rooms.
- Provides back-up to the ophthalmic photographer performing OCT’s
- Contacts patients who have no showed to appointments and reschedule as needed.
- Maintains a smooth flow of patients to the physician, altering the test sequence as needed.
- Troubleshoots equipment as necessary; projector, tonopen, autoclave.
- Occasionally assists physician with laser procedures, injections, and minor procedures.
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Ability to perform comprehensive work ups
- Ability to educate patients regarding instillation of eye drops and other instructions related to physician’s treatment plan.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Strong organization with attention to detail and ability to multitask.
- Ability to work as a team member.
- Ability to use multiple computer systems
- Training and understanding of HIPAA requirements .
- High school diploma required; some college preferred.
- One to Two years’ experience ophthalmic assistant preferred
- Certification as an ophthalmic assistant preferred
- Valid CPR certification required
- Must be able to move frequently from standing and sitting depending on exam room configuration during clinic sessions.
- Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to type or write legibly in a dimly-lit setting.
- Must be able to hear softly spoken words.
- Must be able to add support for patients getting in and out of exam chairs.
- Lifting required up to 50 pounds.