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Billings Clinic Ophthalmic Technologist I in Billings, Montana

Job Description: 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 ful l-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 Nursin g Exce llence 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 Technolo gist I OPHTHALMOLOGY (Billings Clinic Main Campus) req1852 Shift: Day ong>Schedule:& nbsp; 8-5 Employment Status: Per Diem Hours per Pay Period: 0.01 = per diem (Non-Exempt) Starting Wage DOE: CUSTOM.POSTING.WAGE The Ophthalmic Technologist is responsible for providing collaborative medical support to the ophthalmology providers. s="p"> tyle="color: black; font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Essential Job Functions • Supports and practices the mission and philosophy of Billings Clinic and department/service. • 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 communi cates treatments, moda lities 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 p rocedures. style="line-height: normal;"> • 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. e="line-height: normal;"> • Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance. • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. • Cross-Training on Information/ SPECIFIC Systems • Knowledge of Medical terminology • Knowledge of Ophthalmic drug actions and side effectsan> • Knowledge of Ophthalmic assessment techniques including normalities and abnormalities • Analytical skills necessary to perform diverse clinical, regulatory, and clerical responsibilities requiring analysis, judgment, and knowledge of ophthalmology services/treatments • Expected to prioritize all aspects of the job and utilize proper clinical judgment regarding patient care issues • Interpersonal skills that enable the incumbent to appropriately respon d to a variety of requests. Al l interpersonal relationships reflect respect, concern, and courtesy for the other individual • Ability to incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care • Responsible to ensure timely and accurate capture of charges for services provided • Accountable to be fiscally responsible in selection and utilization of supplies with consideration to quality outcomes Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities tyle="line-height: normal;"> pan style="color: black; font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">• 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 • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written • Basic and advanced ophthalmic diagnostic testing and studies< /span> • Assessing medical ophthalmic status of patients • Developing and implementing educational programs, and provide follow-up ophthalmic health care programs • Maintaining sterile field • 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 an d 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 • Understanding of wide variety of technical equipment • Anticipation of schedule flow and provider n eeds in the care of the patientp> • Work under the direction and supervision of the ophthalmologists and optometrists Minimum Qualifications Education • 4 Year / Bachelors Degree - Ophthalmic Technology from a college accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) Other Minimum Qualifications • OR two years of college level courses in specialized area and successful completion of a two year Ophthalmic Medical Technologist program accredited by CAHEA, or experience as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician pan style="color: black; font-size: 10pt; fo nt-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> 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 at ref=""> Billings Clinic is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming employer, that strives to be kind, safe, and courageous in all we do. As an equal opportunity employer, our policies and processes are designed to achieve fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. All employees and j ob applicants will be provided the same treatmen t in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy and family status, national origin, spoken language, neurodiversity, age, and/or disability. To ensure we provide an accessible candidate experience for prospective employees, please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.