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Optometric Technician-Chaska

About the Optometric Technician role:

  • Assist doctors during clinic times by taking patient health histories, visual acuities, and perform pretests requested by the doctors. Prep exam rooms for clinic and close down rooms after clinic.

  • Assist doctors during office visits by charting notes in software system.

  • Contact lens responsibilities including patient contact lens orders, verifying contact lens orders, ordering contact lens trials, and I & R classes.

  • Responsible for ordering medical supplies, eye drops used during patient visits, and sample prescription drops.

  • Perform front desk duties to help as needed. This includes answering phones, scheduling appointments, and dispensing contact lenses.

  • Perform optical duties to help as needed including but not limited to frame selections, glasses adjustments, dispensing glasses, dispensing contacts, repairing glasses, notifying patients when product is available.

  • Other duties include scanning paperwork for patient charts, triaging patients, coordinating medication refills with pharmacy.

  • Occasionally support other SWEC clinics as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Perks of joining our team:

  • Bonus Potential

  • Seven paid holidays

  • Employee discounts

  • Continuing education and certification reimbursement

  • Medical, dental, STD, LTD and paid time off available after meeting requirements

  • Retirement Plan

  • Apparel/Scrub Allowance

  • Anniversary Gift

You meet these requirements:

  • Three years related optical experience or customer service experience

  • ABO, NCLE, or COA certification recommended but not required

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Retirement plan

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