Bachelors Degree (4 yr) with major courses in field of research/No Experience.
Must be able to perform ophthalmic tests and exams as specified above. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Professional demeanor. Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Windows, Office, Word, Excel, Power Point and related computer applications. Proficiency in University Network computer applications using A2k, LCR, Order Entry and SMS applications. Basic computer keyboard skills include typing of at least 30-45 WPM. Must complete required Epic training for Ophthalmic Technicians. Upon completion of Epic training for Ophthalmic Technicians, must be able to accurately abstract from existing paper charts, and accurately enter patient history and data into Epic, and must have/maintain working knowledge and use of Epic system as required for Ophthalmic Technicians. Must complete Basic Cadence (scheduling system) training. Required completion of Advanced Cadence training or Earl (referral) training is division specific.
Strong relationship building skills with patients, health plans, providers, staff, management. Exceptional customer service skills - both in person and on the phone. Exceptional interpersonal skills and professional demeanor. Patient advocacy skills - evaluate patient concerns for timely resolution. Sensitivity to patient needs. Demonstrated evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to manage competing priorities and excellent organizational skills. Ability to meet deadlines and urgent patient and system needs. Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model. Must have demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present.
COT certification within first year of employment. BLS certification through American Heart Association (AHA), provider level. Initial certification is the responsibility of the employee. Renewal certification classes/cost provided by OHSU if job required.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm