Kaiser Permanente Ophthalmic Assistant - Optometry/Ophthalmology (Per Diem, Tacoma) in SEATTLE, Washington

Title: Ophthalmic Assistant - Optometry/Ophthalmology (Per Diem, Tacoma) Location: WA - Seattle-Federal Way-Federal Way Medical Center Job Number: 172669

Provide technical and patient care support either in a clinic or on the phone as a member of the Eye Care team. In clinic perform measurement and evaluation tests and perform specified procedures. On phone acts as a triage point for urgent, emergent and general Eye Care needs. May support fitting of contact lenses and provide patient instruction. Qualifications: Education Minimum Education Requirements High School Diploma/GED Preferred Education Some college or graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant, Ophthalmic Assistant or Allied Health Professional program. Knowledge/Skills Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements Intermediate Customer service skills. Computer experience in a MS Windows environment; keyboarding skills. General medical knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, anatomy, physiology, systemic diseases, ocular diseases, ocular emergencies and metric conversion fundamentals of microbial control. Preferred Knowledge/Skills Unspecified Experience Minimum Experience Requirements None Required Preferred Experience Other Experience Experience working with contact lens patients and products. Experience working in an Ophthalmology or Optometry practice. License/Certifications Minimum License/Certifications Requirements At time of hire Eligible to test for JCAHPO COA certificate. Able to obtain shortly after hire Within 2 years of hire, obtain JCAHPO COA certification. Able to obtain shortly after hire Medical Assistant-Registered. Must apply within 7 days of hire. Washington State Department of Health issued credential. Preferred License/Certifications At time of hire Medical Assistant-Certified credential or Interim Medical Assistant-Certified credential Washington State Department of Health issued credential Interim credential expires 1 year from date of issuance.

Group Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Job: Optical Services Bargaining Unit: UFCW ProTech FTE: 0 Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Day Job Days of shift: Monday - Friday (variable) Hours of shift: 7am - 5:30pm Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Job level: Individual Contributor Job type: Standard Employee status: Temporary J2W code: ALL1ED

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.