$16 – $18 an hour
We are looking for a technician Full Time Monday-Friday – no weekends required. Hours are from approximately 7:30/ 8AM to 3:30/4PM-no half days..
We’re looking for pro-active, well-rounded, responsible Opticians/Optometric Technicians to join our growing team. If you’re the right one for us, you love working in a medical environment, you are interested in eye care, you pride in providing excellent service, you have a soft spot for the elderly, think of every small detail as important, and loves to meet new people and be in different places everyday.
A healthcare background is a plus, but not a must. We will train the right candidate. the hourly rate depends on past experience as an optician/tech.
The salary varies depending on your experience and work history.
Reports directly to the Optometrist and responsible for conducting pre-testing such as visual acuity, color vision, depth perception, pupil reflexes, visual field testing, pressure inside the eye and blood pressure; frame and lens selection, eyeglass adjustment. Use the lensometer to obtain prescriptions. Fundus photography. Also responsible for getting the residents ready to be seen by the doctor. Helps prepare and maintain patient records and examination room area. Handling some technical duties involving equipment and eyeglass preparation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Find out the reason for the patient’s consultation.
Vision testing and fundus photography as needed
Assist residents and prepare them to be seen by the doctor.
Fill out Daily Tracker Sheet with patient name, date of birth, date seen, follow up date, medication list and diagnosis etc.
Collect medication lists and facesheets from the facilities system for all patients seen by the Dr.
Coordinate with the Nurse Supervisor if a resident with a scheduled consultation was not seen for whatever reason.
Respond to office questions.
Adhere to the Nursing Homes’ policies and procedures in filling up exam forms etc
Assist patients in fitting eyeglasses
Performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
At least High School Graduate
Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar field an advantage but not required
Effective team player. With very good interpersonal relationship skills and can work and relate well with co-employees, patients and customers.
Must have the behavioral sensitivity, maturity, diplomacy and tact in addressing complex situations and handling irate customers.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity.
Computer literate and very highly proficient in using MS office programs.
Loves to interact with elderly patients.
Salary: 16-18/hour depending on experience