Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
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Descriptive Title: Senior Patient Care Specialist REF#: HS-R-6653-12-03-F
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Support Position
Department: Ophthalmology RF Line#:
Grade: N.7 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $36,500 - $45,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: High School diploma/GED. Four years full time experience working as an Ophthalmic Technician.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a large group practice, course work in health field or similar technician training. Current Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) and current Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT). Bilingual Spanish.

Brief Description of Duties: The Senior Patient Care Specialist supports the Department and the physician by being the first line of contact that the patient has in the examination room.
  • Obtain all base line information for the physician including all ancillary testing.
  • Perform initial history taking, including recording present complaint, document past ocular history, medications, allergies.
  • Obtain and record visual acuity, refractions, color testing, lensometry and intraocular pressures.
  • Perform ancillary testing visual fields, corneal topography, HRT, OCT A and B scan, Fundus photography.

Other Duties:

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. *This position is located at Tech Park, East Setauket.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), clear a background investigation, submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, or Resume and Cover Letter to:

Jacqueline Frost

Senior Patient Care Specialist (6653) Search
Department of Ophthalmology
33 Research Way, Suite 13

Stony Brook University
East Setauket, NY 11733-8223
Fax#: (631) 638-4275



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/06/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: D) Health Service (including Physician Assistant, Patient Care Specialist).
Posting Date: 03/25/2012
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