Optometric Assistant – Optical Dispenser

  • Company:
    Urban Eyecare
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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Urban Eyecare is a growing practice: we care for patients at 2 locations. We are passionate about eye health, and provide high quality care and products. We are a tight knit team of young professionals that work together as one unit to care for our patients.

We are looking for a dynamic and strong Optometric Assistant/ Dispenser for our Chaparral location who can handle all tasks in an optometry office from reception, preliminary testing, to dispensing and quality control. Your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

·       Working closely with our optometrists and team mates to provide excellent patient/customer care

·       Dispensing and educating patients on their eye wear options

·       Properly taking spectacle measurements manually and using the Visioffice

·       Optical orders, and verifications

·       Educating patients on eye health and related issues

·       Insurance and Alberta Health Care billings

·       Accurate and careful handling of patient files

·       Contact lens teaches

·       Patient follow up calls

·       Optical inventory – ordering and tracking

·       Reception and telephone duties

·       Scheduling and coordinating patient appointments and flow through the office

·       Preliminary testing

·       Data entry, accurately completing daily reports

Strong communication skills and attention to detail is a must. An ideal candidate has at least 2-3 years of experience and is self motivated to grow and learn. There is opportunity for growth in this position. Competitive wages and health benefits are offered. If this sounds like you, please submit a cover letter and resume.