Optical Assistant Jobs

These eye care specialists handle clinical and administrative tasks in an optometry office. An optical assistant’s job description may include greeting patients, answering phones, handling correspondence, managing patient records, scheduling appointments, assisting with vision tests, and teaching patients how to use and care for glasses and contact lenses.

The median salary for an optical assistant member is $30,492 according to Payscale, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects faster than average job growth for medical assistants in general at 15%+ through 2026.

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Duke University - Winston Salem, NC
Job Duties Perform preliminary screening examinations for physician review including, but not limited to, central and peripheral visual field tests; ocular motility tests; color vision tests; pharmacological...
2 days ago
VisionWorks - Danvers, MA
Proper handling of all money related transactions Participate in training of all responsibilities assigned to the Optical Assistant position....
13 hours ago
Comprehensive Eyecare Practice - Westerville, OH
Duties: * Provides eyeglasses and contact lenses by filling written optical prescriptions; determining client's current prescription, using lensometer or lens analyzer. * Evaluates client's vocational...
13 hours ago
Kaiser Permanente - Modesto, CA
Essential Functions: - Measures and records intraocular pressure (tonometry), neutralization of spectacles (lensometry), automated visual fields, autorefraction (in preparation for the subjective refraction...
9 hours ago
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe - Las Vegas, NV
Job Description The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is seeking a Part-Time (20 Hours per week) Optometry Assistant for its Las Vegas-based clinic....
2 days ago
360 Care - Columbus, OH
Medical Assistant Mobile - No Certification Required 360 Care Columbus Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details Company Overview Mobile Medical Assistant - No certification required **Must be...
10 hours ago
Telnet Inc. - Half Moon Bay, CA
Full Time with Benefits Familiar with Day to Day Optometric Office Duties Experienced in Sales Familiar with Vision Insurances ABO Certification Preferred Great Chance to grow your career...
2 days ago
VisionWorks - Yorktown Heights, NY
Proper handling of all money related transactions Participate in training of all responsibilities assigned to the Optical Assistant position....
2 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA
compensation: Hourly employment type: full-time internship Interviewing qualified candidates immediately! Candidates can start immediately. Basic Description: Opportunity in a growing Ophthalmic...
1 hour ago
Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt, MD
Electronics Engineer Assistant Optical Engineer Job in GREENBELT, MD Vacancy No. GS19D0108 Department Goddard Space Flight Center Salary $57,809.00 to $108,422.00 Grade 9 to 12 Perm/Temp Permanent...
2 days ago
Lisa V Keltner Od A Professional Co - Riverside, CA
Basic computer skills and knowledge of Officemate and multiple eye care plans VSP, MES, EyeMed, Spectera ect., is a plus. Only those fitting the criteria need apply...
2 days ago
Eyecare Services Partners - Dewey Beach, DE
Responsibilities Communication and Patient Care: Uses autorefractor and lensometers (automatic and manual) Performs visual field tests Performs OCT Performs Cell Count Perform B-scan Perform Orbscan...
2 days ago
Punzal Vision - Lihue, HI
Job Description We are seeking an Optometric Assistant to become a part of our team! You will perform routine administrative and clinical assignments to keep the practice running smoothly....
2 days ago
Henry Ford Health System - Troy, MI
repair them Process remake orders and properly apply vision insurance coverage Responsible for neutralizing and verifying the spectacle prescription in the eyewear through the use of auto and manual lensometry...
2 days ago
Optical Zone - Plano, TX
Ideal candidate must be a self starter that is passionate about eye care. The employee must have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a team environment....
2 days ago

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