Health Safety Notification

Due to COVID-19 and per CDC guidelines, we are seeing patients on a modified schedule. Patients are required to wear a mask or face covering while in clinic. Unfortunately due to the PPE shortage, EANW cannot provide masks to patients. Upon arrival to the clinic, you will be asked if you have experienced a fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, and/or sudden loss of taste or smell within the past 14 days. We will also take your temperature. All visitors will be asked to wait in the car, unless they are needed for the appointment (caregiver, interpreter, etc.).

Ophthalmic Scribe

The role of the Ophthalmic Scribe is to accompany the provider as they care for patients, perform exams and procedures, and review medical tests. They are responsible for providing accurate documentation and summarization of the ocular examination and recommendations while maintaining patient flow and communication regarding appointment status.

Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes NextGen EMR system to accurately and thoroughly document the pertinent elements of the patient encounter.
  • Become familiar with the patient's medical history prior to their visit and help the provider prepare for the patient visit.
  • Review medical documentation for errors or inconsistencies.
  • Assist the physician during exam with any necessary procedures or tests.
  • Triages phone calls from patients and outside contacts.
  • Completes various documents and forms such as consent forms, medical history, insurance waivers, prescriptions, patient instructions, or surgery scheduling paperwork.
  • Coordinate referrals, communication with other providers involved with the patient's care, make phone calls, order or obtain lab/radiology tests, and perform other administrative tasks as assigned. Transcribe patient orders including laboratory tests, radiology tests, medications, etc.

Benefits:

  • Generous vacation and holiday pay
  • Free parking or Orca pass
  • Monday through Friday
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Disability & life insurance coverage
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401k with employer match

Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Related ophthalmic or medical experience preferred

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