We have an opening for a PRN Optician to work at our employer health center located in Waterford, NY!
Hours vary to accommodate shifts workers.
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 600 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
Summary: Ensures patients are greeted professionally and courteously. Processes proper paperwork and collection of co-pays. Maintains medical records and a variety of clerically related function throughout the vision center. Maintains optical portion of patient charts, including progress notes, tests results filed, etc. Also acts as to assist the patients with their spectacle and contact needs.
Greets and assists patients in a timely and friendly manner
Verifies vision benefits and relays any pertinent insurance benefit information prior to material purchases
Answers phones and directs calls appropriately
Accesses data base to schedule, confirm and update appointments as necessary
Answers patient questions regarding their account, obtains assistance if necessary
Verifies eligibility for all "walk-in" and same-day patients as necessary
Safely operates optical machinery
Assists patient with materials purchases
Orders and dispenses materials according to vision center policies and procedures
Repairs spectacles as brought in by patients
Handles patient complaints/issues regarding materials according to policies, obtains assistance if necessary
Checks out patients and documents material sales and/or payment collection from patient on encounter forms
Obtains and documents vision insurance benefit authorizations for exams and materials
Coordinate referral appointments for patients for diagnostic testing, evaluations, and treatment based on insurance type and according to provider-stated urgency
Documents and reports back to providers if unable to complete referral as requested
Maintains daily log and balances deposit daily on cash log in the dispensary
Maintain medical record system for the vision center
File reports, labs, progress notes, prescriptions, and other incoming optometric reports
Pull charts upon request
Maintains appropriate quality control logs
Responsible for accessing voice mail messages and coordinating follow-up in a timely fashion
Ensures that all encounter forms are complete and accurate
Forwards all necessary paperwork to appropriate sources or agencies
Obtain prescriptions or orders from outside optometrists/ophthalmologists as necessary
Enter information into computer in a timely manner
Accesses faxed and mailed reports from specialists, forwards then to ordering provider for review, and ensures placement, along with other pertinent paperwork into the patient's chart, as per protocol
Other duties as assigned
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.