Medical Assistant Job at Austin Retina Associates, Austin, TX

  • Austin Retina Associates
  • Austin, TX

Job Description

This is Your Opportunity to Break Into the Medical Field!

We Train Dedicated and Caring Individuals!

We are looking for empathic, caring, responsible, self-motivated individuals who want to grow into a new medical career. You will work directly with our patients, our Team and Physicians. We offer free training for Entry Level Medical Assistants! Earn while you learn and grow!

Our Ophthalmic Technicians gather information from patients, take images, notate information into patient charts, and help set up for exams and treatments - and much more. You will make a difference for our patients as you become part of our “saving sight squad”.

Benefits! In addition to making a difference for our patients, Austin Retina offers amazing benefits to make a difference for our Team including:

  • Free HSA Medical Health Plan and 2 Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Plans with generous employer contributions
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Company paid life and long term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program company paid
  • 401k with automatic Employer contributions even if you don't contribute
  • Rewards & Recognition program
  • Discount gym program
  • Fun company events
  • Leadership development and Career pathways

Our Ideal Candidates will have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills such as effective listening, clear communication, effective customer problem resolution, with a warm and empathetic demeanor
  • Willing to learn while on the job, mastering new medical terminology and skills
  • Computer literate-will learn specific medical systems utilizing data entry/inquiry 
  • Valid Texas Driver's license with 3 years of clear driving history
  • Willing to drive or ride in company vehicle to satellite clinics for day clinics, yes, you are paid for travel time
  • Monday-Friday with a varied day schedule; may include early mornings and sometimes early evenings when returning from same day remote clinics
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Growth oriented; we promote from within and are looking for our future leaders
  • Like to be active? We are as we care for our patients and Team

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Gathering information from patients, taking images, notating information for patient charts, and help set up for exam rooms and treatments
  • Triage patients and screen for visual acuity, confrontational visual fields, measure IOP, pupillary check, ocular motility, dilate pupils, check blood pressure, etc.
  • Work as part of a dedicated team, providing empathy and communication with patients, before and after the visit and providing education as needed 
  • Prep exam room and patient charts for physician
  • Utilize various testing equipment including OCT imaging
  • Will be continually learning while on the job

About Our Practice:

Whether you are welcoming our valued patients, working with our insurance partners, helping patients make appointments, or assisting our board-certified vitreoretinal surgeons as an ophthalmic technician or photographer, each and every employee at Austin Retina Associates makes an impact every single day. Outside of the office, we strive to make a positive impact in our community through various volunteer opportunities as our way of giving back.

Job Tags

Full time, Remote job, Afternoon shift, Early shift, Monday to Friday,

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