Optometric Assistant Job Description

optometric assistant job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Optometric Assistant Job Description

An optometrist assistant works under the supervision of an optometrist.

They assist in examinations, treatments, and the sale of eyewear.

Responsibilities of an optometrist assistant include helping patients in and out of examination chairs, helping patients fill out insurance forms, explaining the progress of patient’s health, and updating patient records.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Optometric Assistant who is passionate about helping people see clearly and reach their full potential. As an Optometric Assistant, you will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, performing vision screenings and assisting the Optometrist with patient care. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume today.

Optometric Assistant Duties:

  • Perform office duties to include answering telephones, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, filing, and ordering supplies
  • Assist in optical testing procedures
  • Assist in measuring and fitting eyeglasses
  • Assist in frame selection
  • Assist in contact lens fitting
  • Provide information to patients regarding insurance and coverage
  • Provide superior customer service
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Sign in and correct chart charts
  • Attend to office clerical duties
  • Copy and fax
  • Order supplies as needed
  • Maintain patient records
  • Ensure that all patient files are accurate and up-to-date
  • Order, receive, and distribute mail
  • Maintain office appearance, including stocking supplies, cleaning, and disinfecting office
  • Assist with exam rooms as needed
  • Clean and disinfect exam rooms
  • Promote and maintain positive image of the organization

Optometric Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Experience in front office operations
  • Proven ability to learn, perform, and understand procedures and policies
  • Strong customer service and people skills
  • Ability to multi-task while effectively prioritizing and meeting deadlines
  • Possibility to work independently or with other employees to meet goals and deadlines
  • Ability

Requirements And Skills:

  • Assist doctors with eye exams and glasses adjustments
  • Schedule appointments for patients
  • Assist with patients’ frame selection
  • Assist patients with contact lens fitting
  • Maintain supplies, equipment, and office appearance
  • Assist with opening and closing of office
  • Assist with other service needs

Company Name is committed to equal opportunity in employment. We are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive team and encourage applications from all people regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or age. We value veterans and individuals with different backgrounds and experiences.

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