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Career Growth Program

Dougal, McClellan, Sullivan, & Ethington Eye Associates wants YOU to grow with us. We highly value patient care and staff growth and development. We understand when we take care of our employees, our employees will take care of our patients. You are not required to have any prior experience in healthcare to join our team. However, you are required to be enthusiastic with the willingness to learn, be open when provided feedback, and be honest with your skill level.

Our Career Growth program begins with you working as a Medical Receptionist for three years then moving into the position of your interest. Three years of learning the foundation of Ophthalmology and Optometry will set you up for success for becoming an Ophthalmic Technician, an Optician, or a Medical Biller.  Your go-getter attitude and ability to problem solve will help further your career advancement.

Submit resumes to justina@dmseyes.com
Justina, Front Office Manager.

Career Path One: Ophthalmic Technician

As an Ophthalmic Technician you will work directly with patients updating the patient's medical chart and documenting chief complaints. You will administer dilation and anesthetic drops, complete prescription drug refills, and provide patient education. You will learn how to take a visual acuity, take eye pressure using either Goldman applanation or ICare/Tono Pen, you will learn to both manually refract and autorefract, and complete a pupillary assessment. You will learn how to complete diagnostic testing on the following equipment: OCT, HVF, Fundus Photos, IOL Master, Pachymetry, Lensometry.

There is an opportunity to become certified. Additional information regarding the role and certification can be found on the following link:

https://www.jcahpo.org/certification-recertification/

Career Path Two: Optician

You will work directly with patients by learn how to select the best frame that fits the patients needs and style. Read and troubleshoot frame lens. Adjust frames. Take patient frame measurements. Work with lens manufactures. Learn and understand the difference in contact lens. Provide patient consultation on insertion and removal of contact lens. Generate, read, and explain vision insurance eligibility and benefits. Submit vision insurance claims.

There is an opportunity to become certified. Additional information regarding the role and certification can be found on the following link:

https://www.abo-ncle.org/ABO/Home/ABO/Default.aspx

Career Path Three: Medical Biller

You will work indirectly with patients. You will learn and understand diagnosis and CPT pairing., submitting insurance claims, how to read, understand, and troubleshoot denied claims. Understanding coding edits to reduce billing claim error rates. Understanding insurance requirements for authorizations and referrals, and how to obtain such authorization and referral. Accurately consult with patients regarding open balances.

There is an opportunity to become certified. Additional information regarding the role certification can be found on the following link:

https://www.americanmedicalbillingassociation.com/