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Optometric Assistant-Hutchinson

Perks of joining our team:

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Fun work environment

  • Seven paid holidays

  • Employee discounts including glasses, contact lenses, and eye exams

  • Continuing education and certification reimbursement

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

  • Retirement Plan

  • Anniversary Gift

  • Apparel Reimbursement

This opportunity is for you if:

  • You are warm, inclusive, trustworthy, and able to develop people.

  • You like the hustle and bustle of the healthcare industry.

  • You want to lead a fun, energized team that works hard

  • You can work flexible hour

About the Optometric Assistant role:

  • Focuses on the Patient: Seeks to understand patient needs to create value

  • Demonstrates a Positive Attitude and Resilience: Adapts positively to pressure, setbacks, challenges, and change to achieve and sustain peak effectiveness.

  • Drives for Success: Delivers excellent performance by seizing opportunities and proactively taking concrete actions that adhere to Southwest Eye Care policies and procedures. Goes the extra-mile and persistently overcomes obstacles.

  • 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.

  • Perform front desk duties included but not limited to answering phones, greeting patients, checking in patients, prepping charts, filing, verifying insurance, billing professional fees, and scheduling appointments.

  • Optical duties as assigned including but not limited to frame selections, ophthalmic lens ordering, frame ordering, glasses adjustments, dispensing glasses, dispensing contacts, repairing glasses, verifying glasses and frame orders, and notifying patients when product is available.

  • 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.

  • Other administrative duties including but not limited to reconciling monthly statements with invoices, ordering office supplies, and cleaning the office.

  • Travel to other offices required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

You meet these requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Three years related optical experience or customer service experience preferred

  • ABO, NCLE, CPO, CPOA, COA certifications preferred


  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00-$21.00 per hour

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