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Optometric Technician

About the Position

The Optometric Technician provides assistance to the Optometrist in providing vision correction to the patient. The Optometric Technician helps with eye examinations, performs clerical duties, and maintains the examination equipment.

Primary duties:
  • Assist with patient care and eye examinations.

  • Explain the examination process to patients, prepare them, and administer visual exam.

  • Provide exceptional customer service during all patient encounters.

  • Chart patient’s vision history.

  • Maintain patient records.

  • Perform minor repairs on broken or damaged glasses.

  • Maintain inventory of contact lens, contact lens solution, etc.

  • Operate manual lensometer, auto-lensometer, autofractor/keratometer, retinal camera, visual field, GDX, or OCT.

  • Follow scripting for testing equipment.

  • Sanitize all examination equipment.

  • Set phoropter to patient RX or re-set to plano (per Doctor’s request).

  • Display working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms, and ocular medications.

Secondary Duties:
  • General office duties.

  • Cleaning as assigned by supervisor.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Competencies:
Intellectual Competencies:
  • Must have the ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information (a quick study).

  • Must have the ability to analyze data from various sources and draw reasonable conclusion.

  • Must have sound judgment/decision making ability, must be able to apply consistent logic, rationality and objectivity in decision-making.

  • Must have the ability to be pragmatic and be ale to generate realistic and practical solutions to a problem.

Personal Competencies:
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and display ethical behavior in all business dealing; ability to be trusted by peers, clients and other; puts honestly and integrity above self.

  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, schedule work in efficient and productive manner. Ability to focus on key priority, juggles multiple projects, and manages time effectively.

  • Must have the ability to work independently of others without significant supervisory oversight or co-worker involvement.

  • Must have the ability to maintain poise and composure under heavy pressure from clients, supervisors and/or company officers.

  • Must have the ability to adapt and adjust quickly to changing priorities or work demands without adverse impact on performance or team dynamics.

Interpersonal Competencies:
  • Must have the ability to display appropriate demeanor, dialogue, interaction and attire when dealing with clients and/or co-worker

  • Must have the ability to personify and/or exhibit compassion, sensitivity, warmth, friendliness and trustworthiness.

  • Must be client orientated and driven by satisfaction.

  • Must have the ability to work in a team setting and establish collaborative peer relationship.

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal communication.

  • Must have the ability to listen, comprehend directives, inquiries and/or comments, and decipher intent and meaning.

Motivational Competencies:
  • Must have the ability to exhibit high levels of energy, a strong desire to achieve, and appropriately high dedication.

  • Must have the ability to exhibit a can-do attitude.

Physical Demands:
  • ccasional lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 25 lbs (+-30%) of the time

  • Occasional standing/walking/climbing (+-50%) of the time

  • Sitting in a normal position for an extended time (+-50%) of the time

  • Occasional reaching/handling/feeling (+-70%) of the time

  • Frequent use of finger dexterity (+-70%) of the time

Education:
  • Ideal candidate should have high school diploma/GED.

Experience:
  • Optical: 1 -2 years preferred

Computer Skills:
  • Proficient with keyboarding and the ability to enter notes efficiently and accurately into patient’s EHR.

Other Skills/Ability:
  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and planning skills with ability to work independently.

  • Ability to interact and communicate with a variety of people.

  • Strong attention to detail.

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