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Company: Banner Health
Location: Tucson, AZ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. If you're looking to leverage your abilities to make a difference – you belong at Banner Staffing Services.

As the internal staffing (registry) provider for Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services (BSS) provides opportunities within one of the country's leading health systems. The BSS team is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees. Registry opportunities are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. As a BSS employee, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular full-time or part-time opportunities within Banner Health.

In addition, registry employment through BSS offers:

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid orientation
  • Flexible Schedules (select positions)
  • Fewer Shifts Cancelled
  • Weekly pay
  • 403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee wellness program
  • Discount Entertainment tickets
  • Restaurant/Shopping discounts
  • Auto Purchase Plan

BSS Registry positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. BSS requires: Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education).

About Banner Staffing Service AZ
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, Staffing Services provides the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job Summary

This position assists in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of an Ophthalmologist and serves as a resource and mentor for non-certified assistants. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills necessary to provide appropriate patient care.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares patient for exam and treatment by taking and recording medical history and performing basic measurement tests.
  • Assists in various procedures such as eye lid excision, eye lash removal, foreign object removal, suture removal and dressing change. All procedures are performed under the direction of a physician.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for patient exams, disposes of contaminated supplies and sterilizes medical instruments.
  • Instructs patients on medicines and special diets and administers medications as directed by physician. May authorize drug refills as directed, and call in prescriptions to pharmacy.
  • Maintains inventory and orders supplies when necessary.
  • Maintains ophthalmic equipment and instruments.
  • May serve as a resource for non-certified ophthalmology staff in training.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED.

Requires COA Certification through Joint Commission Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). BLS certified required.

Must possess at least 1 years experience working as an ophthalmology assistant. Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion.Demonstrated skill in performing complete patient work-ups and use of ophthalmic equipment and instruments that include, but not be limited to, slit lamp, lensometer, auto refractor, visual field analyzer, applanation tonometer, as well as other types of tonometry equipment. Basic refractometry skills are necessary for this position.Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion.

Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working with EMR and scheduling software preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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