Anthem, Inc. Optometry Assistant in Hialeah, Florida
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Pasteur, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
The Optometry Assistant is responsible for assisting the optometrist in the eye examination and corrective procedure.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Greets all patients and visitors. Identifies the patient by verifying patient name and date of birth.
Assists optometrist with examination and maintains patient information in Electronic Health Record system.
Takes patient history and performs preliminary examination of patient.
Explains eye exercises to patients and monitors vision therapy.
Assists with patient pre-testing such as visual acuity, color vision, depth perception, pupil reflexes, visual field testing, pressure inside the eye and blood pressure.
Ensures patient understanding of proper care and use of glasses and/or contact lenses.
Verifies and completes all necessary paperwork for patients.
Serves as a liaison between referrals department and the Ophthalmologist's office assisting with collection of the consultation notes and scheduling appointments.
Requires High School diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited Institution.
1 year experience in an optometry practice; previous experience in healthcare environment and medical terminology; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Valid Optometric Technician certificate preferred. Experience with electronic health record software (NextGen) preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish an asset.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.