Optometric Assistant/Technician

Pediatric & Adult Vision Care - Wexford, PA

30+ days agoFull-time

Our optometry practice is growing!

Our office is seeking an upbeat, hard-working, fast learning individual who enjoys playing a part in improving the lives of others. The candidate must be friendly, personable and self-motivated.

The optometric assistant guides the patient throughout their visual examination by completing all pretesting with the patient, assisting the doctor during the examination and coordinates any additional services necessary after the examination has ended.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtain health history from patient and input into electronic record
  • Perform pretesting for all patients using specialized instruments (auto refractor, NCT, Optomap, topography,OCT, visual field, oculus, etc)
  • Educate patient on various services
  • Call in prescriptions to pharmacies on behalf of the doctor
  • Send faxes on behalf of the doctor
  • Room inventory and basic cleaning of exam rooms
  • Contact lens insertion and removal lessons with patients
  • Assist doctor in room as needed
  • Communication with doctor for patient treatment before, during and after appointment

This is an entry level position and all training will be provided. Computer experience is necessary.

This position will require up to three evenings a week (until 8pm) and Saturdays (until 2pm).

We are hiring for both a full time (30+ hours) and a part time position (16-20 hours).

Rate: $13 Hourly

Full Time Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Holidays, Potential for Bonus Pay and Paid-Time-Off.

Part Time Benefits Include: Vision Benefits

If you are someone who loves helping people and can provide superior patient care, we would love to hear from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $13.00 /hour