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Pacific Medical Centers Ophthalmic Assistant III *$3,000 Sign-on Bonus* in Seattle, Washington


Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as a Ophthalmic Assistant III (1.0 FTE, Day Shift).

$3,000 sign-on bonus eligible!

This position will work primarily out of our First Hill Clinic located in Seattle, WA and our Canyon Park Clinic located in Bothell, WA.

We are seeking a Ophthalmic Assistant III to support 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:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Discards contaminated and disposable items after use in diagnostic or surgical procedures.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Current Washington State MA registration within 60 days of hire

  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA, COT) within 6 months of hire, or US/International Ophthalmologist MD, or US/ International OD Optometrist

  • Basic Life Support certification within 1 month of hire

  • Two (2) years eye care setting

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Current Washington State MA certification

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 a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

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: 294551