Optometric Assistant



Position Description:  Optometric Assisstant- Walmart Optical Skykesville, MD 21784

Candidates selected will support a state-of-the-art optical retail practice.  Seeking ophthalmic technicians to provide comprehensive eye health exams via Ocular Telehealth.  Selected candidates will work directly with patients to facilitate pre-examination testing using cutting edge digital technology.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:


-Proper medical history taking and patient intake evaluation

-Ophthalmic instrument technique including but not limited to; auto-refraction, auto-lensometry, tonometry, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, pupil assessment, ocular motility and visual fields.

-Knowledge of common eye diseases and symptoms

-Provide customer service, identify customer’s needs, and resolve customer issues and concerns

-Performs all pre-examination testing with accuracy and attention to detail; takes the initiative to

explain all testing components and answers any questions the patient may have.

-Photography, Pupil Assessment, Ocular Motility, Visual Fields.

 -Maintain complete and accurate patient records.

 -Confirm appointments and contact/reschedule no shows and cancellations.

 -Willing to be cross trained to fill in and assist other staff members when they are in need of help

or absent.



Minimum Qualifications:


Must be at least 18 years old
Basic office equipment and above average computer skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Customer service proficiencies
EHR experience preferred
Experience in an ophthalmology practice or retail optical environment
Knowledge of HIPAA standards and medical record keeping
Work experience in a professional medical environment with patient interfacing



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