–By Tammy We at Pacific Retina Care ℠ are thrilled that Tes is our first certified scribe. JCAHPO (Joint Commission on Allied Personnel in Ophthalmology) recently introduced this new certification. OSC stands for Ophthalmic Scribe Certified. Tes is also a certified ophthalmic assistant (COA). So what’s next? Perhaps she will pursue her COT (Certified Ophthalmic […]
–by Tammy Today we celebrated Brandi’s first year with us. She has become a valuable part of our Pacific Retina Care ℠ Ohana! We hope that she will be with us for many years to come.
–by Tammy This weekend was a busy one! Saturday was the annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Step Out Walk. Dr Tafoya is the president of the ADA community leadership board. As president he welcomed the walkers with a speech. Pacific Retina Care ℠ was a Presenting Sponsor, so we had Mile Markers along the course. […]
–By Tammy We wish you a Happy and Prosperous New Year! Yesterday Pacific Retina Care ℠ had our End-of-Year celebration in the office. We try to mix it up every year. Once we had a chili-cook-off and White Elephant gift exchange in the office. Once I introduced the staff to Clay Cafe at Ward Warehouse […]
–By Tammy Today we happily celebrate Tes and Ashley’s workiversaries. Tes has been with us for four years and Ashley for one year. Both have grown so much and provide such good care for our patients. We are lucky to call them part of our Pacific Retina Care ℠ Ohana. We hope to celebrate many […]
It is hard to believe that we have been at this for almost five years. We opened our doors in August 2009 which feels like yesterday. It has not always been easy, but we have grown together to become a strong team. To celebrate our success we went to the Hawaii Prince for dinner and […]
Our Pacific Retina Care ℠ Ohana is such a good team that they even wear the SAME uniform combination. Now that we added Aloe green to the mix the odds are not high. But still, our team arrived to clinic today dressed exactly the same. They are a large part of the reason that we will […]
Yesterday was Dawn’s 2nd Workiversary here at Pacific Retina Care ℠. She works with us part-time while going to college. We are happy to have her as part of the Pacific Retina Care ℠ Ohana!
It is hard to believe that Gail has been with Pacific Retina Care ℠ for three years! She has grown so much. Gail is our head assistant now. And she has been very helpful in this position. I anticipate she will obtain her COA (certified ophthalmic assistant) certification in the near future. The sky is […]
What is a COA or Certified Ophthalmic Assistant? A COT is a person who has undergone rigorous study and passed a national standardized examination. It is not easy. It is common to fail the first time around. Many potential candidates take study courses to help them prepare for the exam. Years of on-the-job training is […]