Title: Ophthalmic Tester
Company: Eyecare Associates of East Texas
Location: Tyler, TX
Training Provided – No medical/eyecare experience required!
- Full Benefits Package - Medical, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
- 401k + Employer Matching
- Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
- Competitive Base Pay
- Paid Maternity Leave
- Full Time
- Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. You may need to work a little earlier/later as needed.
- High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
- Favorable result on Background Check
- Basic computer skills
- Strong customer service skills
- Excitement to learn and grow
An Ophthalmic Tester is a valuable asset to an Ophthalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit. They are able to handle a wide range of duties while using equipment to perform the initial testing needed to prepare a patient for an exam with an Ophthalmologist.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide exceptional customer service during every patient encounter (in person or via phone)
- Display a professional attitude, greet patients promptly with a smile, and thank them when they leave
- Practice urgency at all times with patient’s time, as well as doctor’s time and schedule
- Comply with all company policies and procedures including HIPAA
- Verify patient information by interviewing patient
- Recording medical history, current medications and confirming purpose of visit
- Records all data in the patient's Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
- Required skills include: dilation and performing a variety of diagnostic tests including visual fields, OCT, topography, ascans, immersions and wavescans
- Demonstrates working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms and ocular medications
- General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager
Other Skills and Abilities:
- Reliable transportation that would allow employee to go to multiple work locations with minimal notice as needed
- Desire to gain industry knowledge and training
- Demonstrates initiative in accomplishing practice goals
- Ability to grow, adapt, and accept change
- Consistently creating a positive work environment by being team-oriented and patient-focused
- Ability to work overtime when the business is in need
- Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Education and/or Experience:
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED), one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) is preferred
If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600. Please do not contact the office directly – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.
EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.