Optometric Technician JobGlendale, AZ 64438

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Why You'll Love This Job

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with individual’s experience and abilities.

Must be authorized to work in the United States.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Responsibilities

  • Minimum of three years experience
  • Basic understanding of ocular anatomy, ocular disease, and disease management
  • Fundamental slit lamp skills for use in angle estimation and contact lens evaluation
  • Proficient with Goldmann, Perkins, and ICare Tonometry
  • Experience with fundus photograph, Anterior and Posterior Segment OCT, and Visual Fields.
  • Proficient with Automated Lensometry
  • Fundamental knowledge of current CL technologies
  • Experience with electronic medical record systems
  • Ability to assist with chair side procedures and scribe
  • Assist the Optometrist by pre-screening patients and administering diagnostic tests
  • Inform patients about insurance coverage and benefits
  • Educate patients around proper contact lens use and care
  • Accurately document exam and procedure details into the electronic system
  • List all appropriate diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions as directed by the Optometrist
  • Monitor patient flow throughout the office, properly communicating with the patients
  • Sanitize, organize and clean the exam rooms and office after each patient
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Punctual and dependable with reliable transportation
  • Friendly and upbeat with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thrives in a busy environment
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to do basic math
  • Team player with good interpersonal and listening skills
  • Passion for self-improvement and continuing education
  • Must be flexible to accommodate schedule change(s) on short notice to fulfill business needs and have availability to work Saturdays
  • Previous experience as an optometric technician is preferred, but not required
  • Previous experience with electronic medical records preferred
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