Optometric Technician
Family Eyecare Clinic-Painesville

Painesville, Ohio

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About the Job

Optometric Technicians work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctor's appointment schedule in a manner that delivers a professional, pleasurable patient experience.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Performs preliminary evaluation of patients prior to exam by the OD, such as dilation, topicals, diagnostic medications, etc.
  • Perform verbal interview with patient prior to visit with OD to determine medical issues and reasons for their visit for communication to OD prior to appointment
  • Assists ODs to care for patients in a timely, effective manner, as closely to appointed schedule as possible
  • Instruct patients on medical care as prescribed by the doctor's treatment plan and schedules follow up appointments as needed
  • Discusses Lasik with patients and identifies patients interested in Lasik by reviewing patient information forms
  • Schedules referral appointments with Ophthalmologists, Crown Diagnostic, Laser Center and completes appropriate paperwork
  • Records and maintains patient records / files in compliance with company, federal, and state policies (HIPAA)
  • Respond to patient's telephone inquiries regarding medication, treatment, problems referring to the OD as necessary
  • Identifies candidates for FDT testing per company standards of care
  • Completes proper coding of procedures for payment collection
  • Participates in Practice meetings / projects as requested
  • Ensures that maximum OD utilization occurs thru pre-appointment confirmation, daily appointment confirmation, contacting patients from recall listings, partnership with the manager's outreach, etc. (in an office without a PCC)
  • Calls all no shows or cancelled patients to reschedule appointments (in an office without a PCC)
  • Performs contact lens insertion and removal classes (I&R) and manages the contact lens trial inventory
  • Performs end of day responsibilities to include opti-schedule wrap-up, end of day checklist, etc.
  • Makes recommendations for efficiencies, processes, etc. which will deliver either quality, cost savings, and / or profitability improvements within the Practice and / or across the organization
  • Performs other duties within the Practice as requested and as time allows

Qualifications

  • High School or GED qualification
  • Entry level PC skills to include MC Office, Windows, and Word Processing
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment, functioning for the good of the team over the individual
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively and professionally collaborate with co-workers and patients
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience evaluating patients for eye exams and dispensing eye exam medication
  • Familiarity with medical terms associated with eye treatment
  • Experience maintaining patients' records / files per HIPAA regulations
Benefits
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/STD/LTD
  • Employee Vision Discount Program
  • 401(k) with Match
  • HSA/FSA
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
*Benefits applicable to full Time Employees only.
Physical Demands
  • This position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, utilize equipment necessary to perform the job, and move about the office.

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-time

Education Requirements

High School or Equivalent

Travel Requirements

Negligible

Practice Name

Family Eyecare Clinic-Painesville

Work Location

On-Site


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