Optometric technicians assist the Optometrist in servicing patient’s needs. Work is done under the supervision and guidance of an optometrist, the Optical Management team and the District Training Coordinator.
Prepare patients before an examination by gathering medical history information, determining the chief complaint and explaining the exam process.
Administering tests to determine the visual capabilities of a patient which include but are not limited to: Auto Refractor, NCT, Visual Acuity, Photography and other ancillary testing
Record keeping duties, such as monitoring inventory within exam rooms or in the laboratory and keeping notes during an examination, may also be part of your job.
Assisting the Optical staff with other duties include but are not limited to items discussed in the job descriptions of the Dispensing Optician and the Patient Service Representative.
Protects patient confidentiality by making sure protected health information is secured by not leaving PHI in plain sight and logging off the computer before leaving it unattended.
Previous Optical experience or medical receptionist experience or relevant history is expected.
A focus on service and patient care with a pleasant demeanor is demanded.
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