Hawaii Pacific Health Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1921, Straub Medical Center includes a 159-bed hospital in Honolulu, a network of neighborhood clinics and a visiting specialist program that reaches throughout the state of Hawai'i. With over 200 physicians who are leaders in their fields, Straub provides its patients with diagnoses and treatments for more than 32 different medical specialties, including bone and joint, heart, cancer, endocrinology/diabetes, family medicine, gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, vascular and urology. Straub is home to the Pacific Region’s only multidisciplinary burn treatment center. The hospital consistently brings new technologies and innovative medical practices to Hawai'i, such as minimally invasive cardiac surgery and total joint replacement.

Straub ophthalmologists, assisted by optometrists and certified ophthalmic technicians, provide a full range of eye care services for children and adults. These professionals are trained in the most up-to-date surgical procedures for treatment of cataracts, corneal disease, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinal disease and orbital disease. Straub offers total eye care complete with one-stop-shopping optical shops, including a full selection of glasses frames, lenses and contact lenses.

As the Ophthalmic Assistant, you will help our Ophthalmology department to provide quality eye care and attention to Straub patients and their families. In this role you will perform duties as the assistant to the Ophthalmologist, and as well as a variety of entry-level tasks within the department as needed. We are looking for someone highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: ILWU

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent. Certified Ophthalmic Assistant with the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), or Certified or Registered Medical Assistant with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), or National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Current American Heart Association Heart Saver AED CPR card.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of medical terminology course. TCJ, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certificate eligible or equivalent work experience. One (1) year or more experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology

Category Optical Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 11310