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Pacific Medical Centers Ophthalmic Assistant II - Madison Ophthalmology in Seattle, Washington


Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as an Ophthalmic Assistant II (1.0 FTE, Day shift) to work in Madison Ophthalmology at Seattle, WA.

Supports ophthalmology and optometry providers ensuring quality patient care and optimal customer service. Obtains initial patient assessment by recording pertinent medical history, visual acuity and performing specialized technical procedures. Performs clerical duties to maintain effective office operations and patient services; manages the usage, disposal, and replenishment of supplies necessary for an efficiently run clinic.

In this position you will:

  • Clinical Duties:• Assists providers with direct patient care by assisting patients to appropriate treatment areas, prepare patient areas for examination, help with patient exams and procedures, following universal precautions and sterile technique, and help to discharge patients.• Performs Basic patient screening and procedures, and physician assisting: ◦ Medical History Taking◦ Manage patient flow◦ Vital Signs-BP, Temperature, Pulse and Respiration◦ Visual Acuity◦ Color Vision Testing (Ishihara plates and Farnsworth lantern)◦ Extraocular Movements Testing (EOMs)◦ Pupil Evaluation◦ Confrontational Fields◦ Amsler Grid Testing◦ Pachymetry◦ BAT Testing◦ Lensometry-Automatic and Manual◦ Instillation of Eye Medications◦ Patient Education-Preoperative◦ Postoperative teaching ◦ Contact Lense Instruction◦ Auto Refraction & Auto Keretometry◦ Tonometry (Applanation and tonopen)◦ Visual Fields Testing (including Humphrey)◦ Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)◦ Assessment of Anterior Chamber◦ Schirmer Testing• Use computer, including EMR to schedule patients and manage patient information.

  • Clinic Receptionist Duties:• Receives patients and ensures the completion of all necessary clerical work; obtains changes in patient information and inputs into the computer system.• Makes appointments for patients according to current guidelines, ensuring timely and efficient use of provider time.• Performs initial determination of appointment urgency (urgent, acute, routine) and makes appointments accordingly.• Answers incoming telephone calls, screens those requiring the provider’s immediate attention, those which can be returned later, and those that they or other office personnel can address.• Sorts, screens and allocates incoming mail.• Maintains provider and staff schedules to support clinic efficiency.

  • Supply Maintenance Duties:• Discards contaminated and disposable items after use in diagnostic or surgical procedures.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Washington State MA registration within 60 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support certification within 1 month of hire

  • One (1) year eye care setting experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Washington State MA certification

About Pacific Medical Center:

Pacific Medical Center is an expanding network of outpatient clinics providing primary and specialty care to the greater Seattle area and employing more than 150 providers representing most medical specialties. Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”

Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Opthamalic Technician

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 304622