Optical Assistant / Optometric Care Team Member for Optometry Office (F/T)

Exchange Place Eye Associates LLC

Job Description
Company DescriptionWhat sets our practice apart from others? Tight knit team, growing practice, and focus on advancement, dedication, and commitment for all our team members.Job DescriptionThe position will require becoming comfortable in all aspects of the operation of the office:1) Optical sales - assisting patients with eyewear selection in conjunction with vision plans (VSP / EyeMed)2) Appointment scheduling + vision & medical insurance eligibility checking and claims reconciliation 3) Pretesting patients (auto-refractor, non-contact tonometry, auto-lensometry)4) Running advanced instrumentation: Humphrey visual field, retinal photography, iVue OCT and other instrumentation5) Training patients on the proper use and care of contact lenses6) General clerical duties & use of electronic medical records (Crystal PM)QualificationsMinimum 1 year experience REQUIREDExcellent attention to detailGood listener, critical thinker, creative problem solvingOutstanding communication skillsComputer literate, ability to type at least 50 words per minuteMust excel in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environmentReliable, hard working, enthusiastic, team playerConfident, self-starterWith excellent references and proven work historyAbility to lift up to 20 lbs, and/reach overheadLove for eye care, prior experience necessaryBachelor's degree a plusAdditional Information32 hours/week (Tuesday-Friday) with no weekends and no evenings. Prior eye care experience REQUIRED.