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Optician, Medical Assistant

Comprehensive Eyecare Practice Westerville, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 to $20 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, 401k

We are seeking an Optician/Medical Assistant to become a part of our team! You will perform optical and clinical assignments to keep the medical facility running smoothly. We are looking for a full or part-time team member.

Responsibilities:

  • Improves customers' vision by filling ophthalmic prescriptions; duplicating current prescriptive lenses.
  • Provides eyeglasses and contact lenses by filling written optical prescriptions; determining client's current prescription, using lensometer or lens analyzer.
  • Evaluates client's vocational and a-vocational visual requirements by reviewing optical requirements.
  • Measures customer by measuring bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical center of eyes using millimeter rule and light reflex pupillometer.
  • Helps clients select frames by offering commentary on styles, colors, coordinating frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
  • Maintains quality by verifying finished lenses are ground to specifications.
  • Ensures that eyeglasses fit customer by adjusting frames.
  • Educates customers by offering instructions in eyeglass and contact lens care and use.
  • Collects revenues by preparing charges; collecting payment.
  • Enhances optical center reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.
  • Prepares patients for ophthalmology examination by dilating their pupils; reporting patient history summary, changes in visual acuity, ocular pressure, or blood pressure to ophthalmologist.
  • Saves ophthalmologist's time by helping with office procedures such as laser surgeries, tear duct probes.
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
  • Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders, use of drops, contact lenses, drugs, and questions about surgery.
  • Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Serves and protects the ophthalmology practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Enhances ophthalmology practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

ā€‹Qualifications:

  • Licensed Optician or previous optical or ophthalmic medical assisting experience.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Comprehensive Eyecare Practice

Why Work Here?

Great place to work!

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Westerville, Ohio
Westerville, OH
USA

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