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Eye Care & Vision Associates

Phone: 716-631-EYES(3937)

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Career Opportunities

ECVA seeks qualified candidates to fill available positions.

We offer a competitive salary and compensation package that includes health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) and life insurance, as well as many other benefits.

Interested candidates can submit resume with cover letter to ECVA:

By mail:
Eye Care & Vision Associates
Attn: Colleen Hils, PHR, Human Resources Manager
6917 Plaza Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

By email: chils@ECVAeyecare.com
By fax: 716.731.6439

ECVA is an equal opportunity employer.


Open Positions

Full and part time positions are available. Energetic, caring, and reliable are the qualities we are looking for in our Team Members.

The following positions are open on ECVA's Team.


Ophthalmic Assistant/Tech

The Ophthalmic Assistant/Tech interacts with patients using compassion, respect and professionalism. Monitors patient flow, prepares the patient for the exam, and assists the physician in patient examinations to allow for proper, professional diagnosis of patients' conditions.

Duties:

  • Obtain patient medical history, chief complaint, and history of allergies and medications
  • Perform accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks to include:
    • Visual Acuity
    • Lensometry
    • Confrontational Visual Fields
    • Stereo testing
    • Evaluation of Motility
    • Pupillary Function Tests
    • Color Plates
    • Tonometry
  • Performs ordered diagnostic testing which may include:
    • IOL Master
    • Visual Fields
    • OCT
    • Fundus Photography

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Well-organized with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated computer literacy. Prior experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Personable and empathetic with patient's needs and concerns
  • Dependable
  • Trustworthy
  • Willingness to occasionally travel between ECVA locations

Education and Experience:

  • One-year experience working with patients in a medical office required; ophthalmology and/or optometry preferred
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Certified Ophthalmic Scribe, or Certified Optometric Assistant, preferred
  • Certified Medical Assistant or related Associates degree helpful
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Benefits:

  • Generous Paid Time Off after 90 days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Care effective on the 1st of the month following date of hire
  • Retirement Plan with employer contribution
  • Professional development assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Disability, Dental, Vision, Accident, and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • And more!

Interested candidates can submit resume with cover letter to ECVA:

By mail:
Eye Care & Vision Associates
Attn: Colleen Hils, PHR, Human Resources Manager
6917 Plaza Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

By email: chils@ECVAeyecare.com
By fax: 716.731.6439


Office Manager - Elmwood Ophthalmology Clinic

Working management position that is responsible for overall office activities, oversees the day-to-day operational functions of a particular location of the medical practice, ensuring that office policies and procedures are executed in a smooth and expeditious manner. Key responsibilities include personnel management, patient flow, and office administrative duties.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • BS or AAS Degree preferred
  • 7-10 years of experience working in a medical office preferred
  • 3-5 years of prior experience working in an Ophthalmology office preferred
  • 3-5 years of previous supervisory experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of basic building maintenance helpful
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant designation is desired
  • 3+ years of prior experience working as an Ophthalmic Technician and/or Scribe is desired
  • General Knowledge of Information Technology, Networking and Office Equipment

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Computer literacy, specifically MS Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook for Windows
  • Strong Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Applications
  • Ability to manage staff
  • General knowledge of HIPAA Privacy & Medical Office Regulatory Compliance Requirements
  • Working Knowledge of Ophthalmology Diagnostic Testing Equipment
  • Problem analysis, decision making & problem resolution skills
  • Ability to remain calm while working under demanding and dynamic circumstances
  • Strong Leadership and Team Building skills

Responsibilities:

Staff

  • Conduct daily "coaching & game plan strategy" meetings at the start of each day with Office Team.
  • Oversee all employees at physical location. Delegate duties to utilize staff at optimal efficiency; including rotating staff when necessary to accomplish projects. Address any behavioral issues as they arise.
  • Directly supervise Technicians, Scribes, Surgical Coordinators and Receptionists that are regularly scheduled at the location you manage.
  • Efficiently schedule employees, monitor employee's attendance with regard to ECVA's Attendance Policy. Review and edit employee's time cards daily, ensure employee's time card is accurate before approving for payroll.
  • Communicate with other managers regarding workflow consistency and performance for staff that routinely float between offices.
  • Attend manager meetings to present and resolve on-site/policy issues as they arise.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings to keep employees apprised of policy changes and/or updates. Discuss and resolve any new issues pertaining to on-site location.
  • Be familiar with the duties of the Technical and Receptionist staff and be able to fill-in as necessary to facilitate patient workflow.
  • Perform performance reviews for Technicians, Scribes, Surgical Coordinators and Receptionists regularly scheduled at the location you manage and meet with the Practice CEO to discuss recommended raises, promotions and disciplinary actions.
  • Be available to participate in performance reviews for employees who rotate at your location, but report to other managers.
  • Create an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork.
  • Maintains work operations by following compliance plan, policies and procedures; reporting compliance issues.
  • HIPAA Security - it is the responsibility of the Office Manager to assess risk and engage in ongoing evaluation, monitoring, and reporting of HIPAA security breaches and accessibility issues to the HIPAA Compliance Officer.

Patient Flow

  • Be aware of patient flow and take corrective action to ensure that the office is running efficiently.
  • Be aware of office procedures for dealing with patients in an emergency situation.

Physical Plant

  • Periodically monitor office physical environment and operations to gauge the effectiveness of security safeguards.
  • Works in collaboration with the practice CEO to coordinate minor office repairs, general and preventative maintenance including supplies such as light bulbs, furnace filters, batteries etc. Overall appearance of the office, window cleaning, office cleaning, carpet cleaning, snow plowing, landscaping.

Equipment

  • Supervises the maintenance of office equipment, including copier, fax machine, etc. and contacts appropriate vendor for repairs or replacement.
  • Notifies the Administrator of problems with or repairs needed to medical equipment.
  • Reports all computer issues to Administrator or designate.

Administrative

  • Contributes to adhoc administrative, strategic planning and quality assurance projects as needed to help enhance ECVA operational efficiency.
  • Communicates on a regular basis with CEO to provide progress reports on team building activities, customer service and operational issues.

Benefits:

  • Generous Paid Time Off after 90 days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Care effective on the 1st of the month following date of hire
  • Retirement Plan with employer contribution
  • Professional development assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Disability, Dental, Vision, Accident, and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • And more!

Interested candidates can submit resume with cover letter to ECVA:

By mail:
Eye Care & Vision Associates
Attn: Colleen Hils, PHR, Human Resources Manager
6917 Plaza Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

By email: chils@ECVAeyecare.com
By fax: 716.731.6439

Careers at ECVA

Four Western New York Offices

Elmwood Village

Map and directions to the Elmwood Village office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

932 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
P: 716.884.0880
F: 716.884.0811

Southtowns

Map and directions to the Orchard Park office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

3712 Southwestern Blvd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127
P: 716.648.5329
F: 716.648.3185

Niagara Falls

Map and directions to the Niagara Falls office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

6917 Plaza Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
P: 716.731.6434
F: 716.731.6439

Williamsville

Map and directions to the Williamsville office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

811 Maple Road
Buffalo, NY 14221
P: 716.631.8888
F: 716.631.3803