MD EyeCare Services Corporate

Surgical Coordinator for Ophthalmology Practice

Job Locations US-MD-Chevy Chase
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2022 8:48 AM)
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Eye Doctors of Washington
Regular Full-Time




Skilled Surgical Counselor with Previous Experience Preferrably as an Ophthalmic Technician is Needed For Our Team at Eye Doctors of Washington


This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. Eye Doctors of Washington is committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices, and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor.


The Ophthalmic Surgical Coordinator is a vital part of the clinical team and requires the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with a diverse patient base. They assist all physicians with counseling prospective patients who have inquired about surgical services or any other information they may need. Some travel between offices may be required. This position will travel between our locations in Chevy Chase and downtown DC.


Eyecare Services Partners will now only consider candidates who can verify prior to hire that they either have been fully vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus or have started the vaccine process by having their initial dose before starting in their new position and are committed to completing that process within 30 days of starting work. Unfortunately, we are not able to honor either medical or religious exemptions.


If you don't have all the skills listed below, don't be discouraged. No resume paints a complete picture of a person. There is a good chance that you may be more wonderful than you think. So please apply.


  • Explain surgery procedures to patients.
  • Verify and be able to schedule Ascans, Pentacam/topography, Health history, Retina appointments, RK CL exams as needed prior to surgery.
  • Send patients for lab testing if needed.
  • Arrange transportation for patients when needed for surgery day.
  • Review lens choices with patients and collect monies if they are a candidate.
  • Review surgery schedule and premium lens choices with doctors before surgery.
  • Scan all signed consents.
  • Answer patient phone calls before and after surgery.
  • Schedule in office procedures surgery, IPL procedures etc. and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Other position appropriate office duties.


  • Previous surgical coordination experience required. Ophthalmology experience preferred. 
  • Experience using Electronic Health Records systems, NextGen preferred.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a well-organized, team-player with great attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate superior computer skills.
  • Highly energetic with positive attitude.

In Turn We Will Provide:

  • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short term disability.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • Paid parking where applicable.
  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected.
  • Clear career ladder opportunities.



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