Certified Opthalmic Assistant

Clinical (Non-Nursing)



Full Time

Day Shift

Riverside Medical Group- Hampton Roads Eye Associates located in Newport News, Virginia is seeking a full time Certified Ophthalmic Assistant.

JOB SUMMARY: This position works under the supervision of the Office Manager, Physicians, and/or Clinical Coordinator/Supervisor. The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) greets the patient and reviews the complaint. Performs and records pertinent clinical measures to include visual acuities, slit lamp exam and any other necessary diagnostic test. The COA facilitates patient education through brochures and videos. The COA prepares prescription refills for the physician to review and sign. The COA is also responsible for preparing referral and dictation letters, returning calls to patients and pharmacies with medical questions.

Education: High School Graduate or equivalent.

Licensure/Certification: JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Experience: 1- 3 years in an Ophthalmology/Optometry Office

Hours: M-F 8am-5pm