Vision Innovation Partners

Ophthalmic Scribe

Location : Location
Maryland Vision Institute
Clinical Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Join Us! Our busy ophthalmology practice is looking for Medical Scribes. Joining our team as a Scribe will fast track your career goals! You will assist nationally known vision specialists by using advanced technology. Experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is a plus!

We Believe In Rewarding Excellence! You'll earn a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package too! You'll have comprehensive insurance plans, HSA option, eye care benefits, paid-time-off, paid holidays and 401(k). 



What You Will Do:

  • Make introductions and establish rapport with patients. Initiate patient evaluation, documenting the chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, and all pertinent ocular findings accurately and in accordance with compliance guidelines.
  • Accurately and thoroughly document medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician, and other procedures and treatments performed by healthcare professionals, including nurses and physician assistants. 
  • Prepare referral letters as directed by the physician, via dictation or summary of the medical record; Ensure that letters are prepared to all physicians involved in a patient’s care, and with all copies of pertinent reports or tests attached. Research contact information for referring physicians, coordinate referrals, prepare operative reports, make phone calls, and other clerical tasks as assigned. 
  • Inform patients of the purpose of all tests personally performed and how the patient will be affected during the tests. Provide necessary patient education and explanations of risks and benefits. 
  • Educate patients regarding administration of medications and pre and post-operative instructions as directed by physician.
  • Follow all safety procedures as per guidelines.


What You Will Bring: 

  • Excellent attention to detail. 
  • Be highly organized and able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities in an efficient manner with a high level of quality and energy. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential employee and company information.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and work independently.
  • Apply exceptional communication skills to interact with patients and schedule appointments and surgeries. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook).


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • One year of specialized ophthalmic experience is desirable or completion of on-the-job training upon hiring.
  • Experience as a scribe is preferred. 
  • Experience as an ophthalmic technician is a PLUS!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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