The Kansas City Eye Clinic offers a comprehensive benefits and market competitive hourly rates.
Optometric/Ophthalmic Assistant — Full-time. Standard optometric/ophthalmic patient work-up. Basic workup skills, applanation tonometry, manual lensometry, HVF, OCT, refractions. Assist eye doctors in patient exams and office procedures. Work with contact lenses and scleral medical lenses. Candidates must have a documented history of stability and performance in an eye care practice. COA certification or equivalent skills and experience are essential. (posted July 2020)
Surgery Coordinator/Counselor – Full time. Highly skilled, ophthalmic assistant is sought to fill important role in eye surgery practice. The position works closely with 4 surgeons and their patients. Explains ophthalmology surgery procedures and surgery options for cataract, glaucoma, cornea, oculoplastics, and other procedures. Communicates Pre- and Post-surgery counseling/instructions (what to expect, medication schedules, etc.). Explains surgical billing procedures, provides estimates, discusses out of pocket and elective procedures, coordinates with insurance department. Coordinating paperwork and details with ambulatory surgery centers (Constructs patient history & physical report, makes sure correct surgery implants are ordered and available, etc). Ability to think critically and understands optics for calculating IOLs for cataract surgery. Clinical aptitude and experience with Ophthalmic surgery required. Knowledge of surgical options for cataract, refractive, glaucoma and oculoplastic patients strongly preferred. Must be willing to work within the surgery scheduling/coordinator team. (posted August 2020)
If you are a high caliber candidate looking for an terrific opportunity, please send your resume, a cover letter and your salary expectations to Andrew Wang. Kansas City Eye Clinic, 7504 Antioch Road, Overland Park, KS 66204. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.