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Health Center Support Associates

Optometry Assistant  Bronx, NY  : 10/30/2023
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Catégorie Offre Emploi:

Health Center Support Associates

Type de position:

Employee (Full Time)

Position Summary:
St. Lawrence Community Health Center offers services that are essential to a patient's general health including Primary Care, Optometry, Social services, Podiatry, Nutrition, Gynecology, Prenatal, Ophthalmology, and Health Education.

We are currently hiring an Optometry Assistant who will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative and clinical duties to provide support to optometry and ophthalmology providers with patient care, clerical duties, and related health education activities.

Incumbents must have availability to work 32 based shift Tuesday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Medical Assistant certification/degree from accredited program and/or optometry preferred. 
  • One year of previous experience working in an outpatient setting, community-based center or related healthcare setting preferred. 
  • Proficiency with computers and software (previous training in electronic health records is a plus)
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.  
  • Kindness and compassion towards others and passion for supporting our patients.
Key Duties:
  • Prepare the patient for the visits, optometry exam and procedures. 
  • Document all necessary patient information including history and chief complaints.
  • Assist the optometrist in the development and completion of internal and external referrals as needed.
  • Confirm appointments and places follow-up calls to patients that no show. 
  • Prepare and distributes educational materials relevant to the optometry exam. 

Starting Compensation: Minimum $18.75 per hour; Maximum $21.00 per hour 

Benefits Include:
  • Fully funded Health Insurance for yourself
  • 73.5% funded Health Insurance for your family
  • Dental Insurance
  • $50,000 term life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings (including annual UHP Contribution)
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive time off including paid vacation, personal time, sick time, and paid holidays (including your birthday!).
About Urban Health Plan:
At Urban Health Plan (UHP) our mission is to continuously improve the health of communities and the quality of life of the people we serve by providing affordable, comprehensive, quality, primary and specialty health care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices. At UHP, our commitment to provide patient-centered, holistic, quality health care, is part of a tradition started by our founder, Dr. Richard Izquierdo, more than 40 years ago. That tradition continues today by promoting excellence in everything that we do. 
UHP is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin/ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, marital or family status, and military or veteran status.

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