Optometric Technician - Full-Time - Private Practice - Delran, NJ
About the Position:
We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Optometric Technician to join our team at Delran Eye Associates. As an Optometric Technician, you will play a crucial role in assisting our optometrist in conducting eye exams, performing diagnostic tests, and assisting with contact lens purchases. Your role will be essential in providing top-notch eye care services to our valued patients.
- Preparation for Eye Exams: Assist in preparing examination rooms, ensuring all necessary equipment and supplies are readily available for eye exams.
- Pre-Testing: Conduct preliminary tests and screenings to gather patient information, including visual acuity, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
- Contact Lenses: Assist patients with contact lens insertion and removal training. As well as discussing pricing and help patients to purchase contacts.
- Patient Education: Educate patients on proper eye care, contact lens care, and the importance of regular eye exams.
- Diagnostic Testing: Perform diagnostic tests such as retinal imaging and visual field testing as directed by the optometrist.
- Maintain Records: Accurately record patient data and test results in electronic health records (EHR) systems.
- Patient Care: Provide exceptional customer service and patient care, ensuring a comfortable and welcoming environment.
- Collaboration: Work closely with our optometrist and other team members to deliver comprehensive eye care services.
- High school diploma or equivalent; additional certification as an optometric technician is a plus.
- Previous experience in an optometry or eye care setting is preferred but not required.
Who You Are:
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Detail-oriented with excellent organizational abilities.
- Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
- Proficiency with computer systems and electronic health records (EHR) is an advantage.
- A commitment to providing exceptional patient care and a passion for helping others