Optometric Technician

Employer
MyEyeDr
Location
Warrenton, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jul 03, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for preparing the patient for the doctor to examine. The optometric technician position will be responsible for prescreening the patient, performing any special tests.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*Under the general supervision of optometrist, routes patients through practice*Under the general supervision of optometrist, obtains chief complaint*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, obtains medical histories - self/family*Under the general supervision of optometrist, reviews and records medications*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, explains, measures, and records color vision and depth perception*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, explains and obtains auto refraction*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, obtains and records Visual Acuities, refraction, cover test, and Visual Fields*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, identifies and uses exam room equipment*Under the general supervision of optometrist, identifies basic anatomy of the eye for proper recording*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, performs pinhole acuity and Amsler Grid as determined by standards of care*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, administers and records Extra Ocular Movement (EOM's), Near Point Convergence(NPC), Accommodation, and Pupil Testing*Under the general supervision of optometrist, explains myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, uses lensometer to read single vision lenses, bifocal lenses, trifocal lenses, and progressives*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, performs and explains topography, digital imaging, and tonometry*Under the general supervision of optometrist, assists the doctor with administering Fluress*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, determines and administers dilating drops*Under the general supervision of optometrist, scribes for doctor*Under the direct supervision of optometrist, documents assessment and plan of patient's care*Under the general supervision of optometrist, explains punctual plugs, LASIK, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Heidelberg Retina Tomograph (HRT), and other procedures to patientsEXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS*High School Diploma/GED Required.*AA or BA/BS in related field is desirable.*1-3 years of related optometry/vision care experience within a similar office environment*NCLE, ABO, and CPO Certifications preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES*Demonstrated success in a retail, office environment addressing a broad spectrum of customer requirements and preferences. *Demonstrated ability to establish positive patient rapport and build relationships to establish repeat customer-trends. *Strong communication skills (oral and written) *Must possess the ability to multi-task and manage priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.*Ability to be proactive and utilize problem-solving skills to identify and resolve patient issues or concerns.*Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry industry.*This position requires the ability to communicate, exchange information, and work in a team-oriented environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS*Ability to lift at least 10 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENT*Retail office setting*Minimal to no travel involved in this position. HourlyVA-Warrenton - District 11, Warrenton, Virginia, United States of America Apply Now See all jobs