Optometric Assistant

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
The EyeSite
Seattle, WA
Private practice
Salary Range
$18 – $23 per hour
Schedule
Full-time

Job Summary

We are looking for a personable and professional optometric tech/assistant to join our single-doctor-owned optometric private practice in NE Seattle. We are a small but fast-paced practice, and this position is an integral component of our team. In addition to technician duties, this position shares front desk duties and provides optical back-up coverage. Candidates need to exhibit the excellent customer service that is a core value of our practice. We are looking for someone who can prioritize multiple tasks in a busy office environment with good attention to detail, who enjoys working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, and who is excited to learn new skills in a team setting. To apply, please submit cover letter & resume via email.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Patient pre-testing & medical test administration
  • Answering phones & scheduling appointments
  • Checking patients in and out
  • Insurance benefit checks & billing
  • Ordering glasses/contact lenses
  • Assisting patients in the selection of glasses
  • Frame dispensing, adjustments and repairs

Qualifications and Skills

While previous experience in an optometric setting would be beneficial, we are happy to train the right candidate on industry-specific tasks.

Benefits

We offer a supportive working environment, health & dental insurance, 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching, free vision care, and a competitive hourly rate. This job is slightly less than full-time (approximately 72 hours every two weeks).

Please note, at this time we are requiring both staff and patients to wear masks.