ECNC Logo

Career Center

Career Center

The Eye Center of Northern Colorado Job Opportunities

Perioperative Services Assistant-Surgery Center

A Nursing Assistant is needed to fulfill the mission statement at ECNC by assisting with the effectiveness and efficiency of the surgical experience of the patient under the direction of the ASC staff. The position is full-time with flexible shift hours ranging from 6:00 am-4:30 pm and/or 7:30 am-6:00 pm.

Major Responsibilities:

Job Duties under the supervision of a Registered Nurse include but are not limited to:

  • Work with all members of the health care team to provide optimal care to the patient throughout their surgical experience
  • Maintain a friendly, positive, and caring attitude with all patients, other guests, physicians and staff
  • Maintains the Eye Center of Northern Colorado’s Code of Conduct.
  • Organize daily work in order of priority
  • Take initiative in helping team members to provide the best care for the patient
  • Stocking supplies and inventory management in the Perioperative Area
  • Cleaning patient care areas and medical equipment
  • Assisting in preparation of patient for surgery under the direction of the RN (ie: vital signs, pre-op paperwork, EKG’s, blood glucose monitoring, patient comfort and safety)
  • Assist in Phase II recovery with vital signs, refreshments, and discontinuing IV under RN supervision
  • Answer phone and take messages accordingly
  • Processing and filing of patient surgery charts
  • Chart audits
  • EMR documentation including logs, pre-op surgical visit, phone calls, surgery scheduling etc.
  • Transport patients Pre-op and Post-op
  • Communicate with other health care team members to assure continuity of care in the ASC and in other departments
  • Is prepared for emergency situations by knowing correct policy and procedure locations of emergency equipment.
  • If IV certified, may start IV’s under the supervision of the RN
  • Other duties as assigned.

Performance/Skills Requirements:

  • Applicant must be able to follow direction and have good interpersonal skills and good customer service.
  • Must be able to work independently on assigned duties.
  • Must be proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Xcel.
  • Must be able to learn and navigate EMR (NextGen).

Education/Certifications/Experience:

  • Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be Basic Life Support (BLS) certified.
  • CNA , CEMT or CMA.
  • Previous nursing assistant or medical experience preferred.

Medical Insurance Billing Specialist

The successful Medical Insurance Billing Specialist will possess the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment. Critical thinking skills are a must in processing patient payments, processing statements, balancing payments to route slips, collection of unpaid patient accounts, and in daily interactions with patients. Diplomacy and tact are required in interactions with patients and fellow co-workers. The typical day will require that a variety of tasks and responsibilities be carried out with a minimal amount of supervision.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Daily data entry and balancing.
  • Answer all phone inquiries and written inquiries from patients.
  • Make payment arrangements with patients unable to pay in full at time of service.
  • Print, review, and work reports to identify delinquent accounts.
  • Send billing statements to patients.
  • Notifies patients of delinquent status by sending past-due statements.
  • Process delinquent accounts to outside collection agency.
  • Hardship reviews with physicians.
  • Assist Front Desk with billing and insurance questions as needed.
  • Assist department co-workers as needed.
  • Balance write-offs (when directed).
  • Post patient and/or insurance payments.
  • Perform other tasks as directed.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Performance/Skills Requirements:

  • Ability to multi task.
  • Ability to process data entry with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to handle patients with diplomacy and tact.
  • Ability to acquire and understand medical (eye) terminology.
  • Computer literate and able to master various software programs.

Education/Certifications/Experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in medical billing and collections.
  • Ophthalmology office experience is preferred.

Eye Technician

If you are an outgoing, friendly, upbeat, people-oriented individual, we have a position for you! NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY. If you are the right person, we will train you. This career has long-term advancement potential, higher levels of compensation, and responsibility available through achieving higher levels of certification.

Unlike dispensing opticians who fit contact lenses and glasses, ophthalmic technicians work directly with an ophthalmologist conducting patient eye examinations and tests. They are “physician extenders,” allowing ophthalmologists to see more patients in a day.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Patient intake and workup, following standardized protocol.
  • Ophthalmic diagnostic testing.
  • Patient counseling and education as needed.
  • Awareness of patient flow issues and ability to maintain efficient clinical flow.
  • Update daily schedule assessing no-shows and add-ins.
  • Scribing in a rotational pattern.
  • Answer and return phone calls and write scripts as requested by physicians and other departments.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Stocking and cleaning clinic as needed.
  • Facilitate patient experience by assisting physician in overall patient care.
  • Work within the confines of the Eye Center team by assisting other departments with answers to questions, patient triage, etc.
  • Self-study is required to obtain/maintain ophthalmic technician certification within 18 months of employment.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor, including dress and work conversation.
  • Understand and solve patient complaints.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other staff and doctors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Performance/Skills Requirements:

  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Effectively and empathetically communicate in both oral and written formats.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Education/Certifications/Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Current JCAHPO certification preferred.
  • AAS in Ophthalmic Medical Assisting or equivalent in work experience.
  • Prior experience in a fast paced medical office and in electronic health record preferred.

Oculoplastic Department Coordinator

The successful Oculoplastic Department Coordinator will contribute to the fulfillment of the Eye Center’s mission statement by acting as a liaison between physician and patient, maintaining availability when the physician is in surgery and providing support to the physician while in clinic. The successful Oculoplastic Department Coordinator will clearly explain patient care options to patients as directed by the physician, and will be responsible overall to ensure a positive clinical experience for both the doctor and the patient.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversees quality assurance of clinical templates, having a strong awareness of clinical flow and identifying areas of inefficiency.
  • Oversees management and quality assurance of physical clinic area and clinical supplies.
  • Effectively and efficiently works with supervisory staff to resolve matters of interdepartmental concerns.
  • Efficiently and professionally handles patient concerns within the Oculoplastic Clinic and other clinics as needed.
  • Performs complimentary cosmetic consultations for patients to ascertain patient needs, makes appropriate recommendations and schedules patient for consult and/or treatment with physician.
  • Performs Pelleve and IPL treatments under standardized protocols.
  • Works with Oculoplastic physician and Marketing Director to develop new strategies to enhance and grow the aesthetic practice, including market research, social media, and website maintenance.
  • Implements new strategies to grow the aesthetic practice and measures the success.
  • Coordinates and facilitates marketing events and physician speaking engagements.
  • Assists with orientation and training of new staff with regard to oculoplastic department.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Scribes for Oculoplastic Physician.
  • Responsible for Patient intakes and workups, follows standardized protocol for the oculoplastic clinic.
  • Schedules patient appointments and oversees the oculoplastic schedule.
  • Obtains vital signs.
  • Assists in minor surgical and laser procedures and set-ups.
  • Works with the oculoplastic team to maintain inventory for aesthetic clinic supplies, skin care products and marketing materials in order to maximize overall availability and profitability of products.
  • Supports the relationship between referring physicians, dermatologists and the Eye Center in order to facilitate continuity of care for each patient.
  • Understands and solves patient concerns.
  • Works within the confines of the Eye Center team by assisting other departments with answers to questions, patient triage, etc.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with other staff and doctors.
  • Exemplifies and models ECNC’s Core Values in order to best represent ECNC at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance/Skills Requirements:

  • Self-directed and the ability to take direction.
  • Multitasking and prioritization abilities.
  • Effectively and empathetically communicate in both oral and written formats.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with a variety of different personalities.
  • Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Knowledge of insurance company participation and requirements.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor and appearance, well spoken, self-directed, positive, enthusiastic, motivated, self-confident, and friendly.
  • Exceptional customer service skills, critical thinking skills and professionalism.

Education/Certifications/Experience:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced medical office and working in electronic health records preferred.
  • Experience working in aesthetics and/or plastic surgery preferred.

Optician/Sales Associate

Job Description

The Eye Center of Northern Colorado is currently in need of a seasoned, full-time optical professional. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, well organized individual who knows how to provide high-level service and wants to work for a reputable practice offering quality products and the latest technology in lenses. ABO certification is preferred, but not required. Individual must be able to troubleshoot patient optical related vision problems, make recommendations and be well versed at making adjustments to frames.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists customers in choosing the most appropriate eyeglass frame, type of lenses, and lens features.
  • Measures customers accurately to make sure the glasses will fit properly.
  • Prepares orders for the ordering and fabrication of the eye wear so the lab can prepare, grind, edge, and insert lenses into the frames.
  • Processes and submits eye wear orders accurately to the wholesale labs.
  • Inspects all finished eye wear to make sure the prescription has been filled correctly and there are no defects present, follows up with lab if necessary.
  • Dispenses finished glasses to the patient / customer, making sure that they fit, are comfortable, and that patient satisfaction has been achieved.
  • Repairs patient’s broken frames, or assist them with the selection of a new pair of glasses.
  • Adjusts frames for the patient / customer who has come in for realignment.
  • Inspects, cleans, and maintains the frame inventory on display in the optical department.
  • Transmit information on the computer/internet to obtain insurance company approval for billing and processing.
  • Applies press-on prisms; both standard and compound.
  • Hand edges glass, plastic and poly-carbonate lenses when necessary.
  • Tints plastic lenses when necessary.
  • Mounts and re-mounts drilled rimless eye wear.
  • Performs daily receiving of optical goods from various vendors.
  • Prepares orders daily for dispensing optician.
  • Follows up with vendors regarding late orders and back orders and keeps patient apprised of order status.
  • Coordinates shipment of frames to labs for assembly by labs.
  • Prepares RTV goods for shipment and tracks credits due from each vendor.
  • Performs daily balancing of patient payments to receipts.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties and responsibilities listed above.
  • Demonstrated prior sales ability.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Superior ability to follow through.
  • Basic Computer / Internet skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Performance/Skills Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the optical field.
  • Previous optical background is preferred.
  • Educational guidance and support for individuals in this field is provided to members of the National Academy of Opticianry (NAO) therefore, membership is encouraged.

Education/Certifications/Experience:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent.

Full Charge Bookkeeper

The Eye Center of Northern Colorado has an opening for a full-time Bookkeeper. This individual will be performing and coordinating all Bookkeeping activities using Sage Peachtree software. They will also be responsible for, in coordination with administration, month, quarter and year end activities, bench-marking and payroll. This individual needs to be self-directed and able to interpret and build Excel reports.The Eye Center provides a competitive wage along with many benefits for their staff members, such as: health/dental/ vision benefits, 401K/profit sharing, generous education allowance, paid vacation and personal time, along with many discounted services and other benefits. If you believe you are our ideal candidate, then please respond to this posting with your resume and a cover letter telling us why you are interested in this position.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable responsibilities for seven separate entities under the direction of management
  • Research any questions regarding accuracy of A/P and pay bills on a weekly basis
  • Make appropriate transfers from various checking accounts and record Journal Entries
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all entities
  • Process payroll through ADP and generate payroll reports
  • Record payroll adjusting entries
  • Retrieve bench-marking information out of medical management software and create Excel spreadsheets – help build reports for management’s use
  • Handle highly confidential subject matters. Communicate highly confidential information only to those persons who should, by nature of their job/authority, receive it
  • Prepare various monthly/quarterly reports including Sales Tax and Allocable Expense report

Administrative Assistant-Call Center

The Eye Center of Northern Colorado is currently in need of a full-time Patient Service Representative in our very busy Call Center. This individual will contribute to the fulfillment of the Eye Center’s mission statement by making appointments, verifying insurance participation, acting as a liaison between referring providers and ECNC physicians. They will also be a welcoming voice for all patients calling the Eye Center by following established office guidelines and serving as a general information source for patients. Previous customer service experience and a strong desire to provide the utmost quality patient service experience is required for this position.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Always positive and friendly with patients, co-workers and anyone who calls in to the Eye Center
  • Verifies patient information and confirms insurance information (including vision plans), and referral status
  • Obtains and retains knowledge of insurance company participation and requirements including when an authorization is needed, or when a referral is needed
  • Registers patients correctly in computer, providing consistency for patient listing and billing information- including name, DOB, address, phone number, email address, insurance with few errors
  • Answers general questions for patients following established guidelines
  • Assists with answering and triaging incoming telephone calls and routing according to established guidelines using the provided triage guide
  • Answers and screens telephone calls appropriately and gives non-medical instructions to patients in preparation for their visit to the office
  • Serves as primary appointment scheduler for all physicians and other resources in clinic, using the provided scheduling guide
  • Responsible for scheduling all in-office appointments
  • Maintains awareness of schedule and problem solves when needed
  • Answers questions regarding insurance billing and office financial policies
  • Assists patients as needed
  • Maintains the goal of providing the highest level of customer service to all patients
  • Assists in maintaining work area
  • Ensures confidentiality of medical records and patient information in accordance with HIPAA laws

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience in a medical office setting preferred
  • Word processing/computer scheduling experience
  • Knowledge of typical office work environment
  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Patient Service Representative Front Desk

Job Summary:

The successful Patient Service Representative for the front desk will contribute to the fulfillment of the Eye Center’s mission statement by making appointments, greeting and checking patients in and out for each doctor in a friendly, organized and efficient manner while facilitating smooth patient flow within the office by following established office guidelines and serving as a general information source for patients.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients upon their arrival to the office
  • Verifies patient information and confirms insurance information and referral status/authorizations
  • Obtains and retains knowledge of insurance company participation and requirements
  • Registers patients correctly and completely in computer, providing consistency for patient listing and billing information
  • Answers general questions for patients following established guidelines
  • Prints route slip for appropriate resource to proper location
  • Responsible for scheduling all in-office appointments per recalls on route slips
  • Maintains awareness of schedule and problem solves when needed
  • Collects payments from patients and correctly balances all collected monies against receipts
  • Answers questions regarding insurance billing and office financial policies
  • Generates and dispenses tokens for the Patient Portal for every patient
  • Enters recalls in computer for future appointments
  • Assists patients as needed with calling for transportation, writing check, dialing phone numbers, etc.
  • Directs patients to appropriate locations- main waiting room, optical, restrooms, ASC…
  • Maintains the goal of providing the highest level of customer service to patients
  • Assists in maintaining work area and reception area including making coffee, organizing magazines, picking up trash on floors…
  • Ensures confidentiality of medical records and patient information
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills and application software
  • Demonstrated ability to multi task
  • Demonstrated knowledge of English grammar and spelling
  • Effective in establishing and maintaining working relations with patients and staff
  • Possesses exceptional customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information (HIPAA compliance)
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience in a medical office setting preferred
  • Word processing/computer scheduling experience
  • Knowledge of typical office work environment
  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Achieves CPSS certification within 3 months of 1-year anniversary, and maintains certification for duration of employment in the Business Department.

The Eye Center provides many benefits for their staff members, such as health/dental/vision benefits, 401k/profit sharing, generous education allowance, paid vacation and personal time, along with many discounted services and other benefits.

If you believe you are our ideal candidate, then please e-mail us your resume and a cover letter telling us why you are interested in this position to jobs@eyecenternoco.com.

Resume Upload:

Our Locations

Fort Collins at Prospect

1725 E. Prospect Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80525

Fort Collins at Precision Center

3151 Precision Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Loveland at Skyline

2555 E. 13th St. Suite 225
Loveland, CO 80537

Loveland at Centerra

6125 Sky Pond Dr.
Loveland, CO 80538

Greeley at Fox Run

1701 61st Ave
Greeley, CO 80634

Send Us a Message

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close