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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Confidential - Grove City, PA
Help a growing full-service eye care practice fulfill patients vision needs in a professional but exciting environment. Experience welcome but not required....
2 days ago
Northwestern Medicine - Glenview, IL
Performs technical workups, patient histories and special testing (Refractions w/ retinoscopy, Lensometry, Keratometry, Tonometry, Visual Fields, Amslers, Muscle Testing, Pupil Exams, Topography, OCT...
2 days ago
Upland, CA
They specialize in myopic control and specialty contact lenses which help to restore vision for patients with irregular cornea such as keratoconus, post lasik, as well as post corneal transplant....
1 day ago
Henry Ford Health System - Taylor, 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
Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA
UW Human Resources and we will be happy to assist you. MEDICAL ASSISTANT (HARBORVIEW WOMEN'S CLINIC) MEDICAL ASSISTANT (HARBORVIEW WOMEN'S CLINIC) Req #: 169895 Department: WOMEN'S CLINIC Job...
2 days ago
For Eyes - Oswego, IL
Assists with contact lens insertion, removal and care compliance training....
19 hours ago
Las Vegas, NV
OPTOMETRY ASSISTANT Company: Confidential Location: Las Vegas Posted on: July 20, 2019 Job Description: OPTOMETRY ASSISTANT Description Optometry Assistant 40hr wk. $1600/mo start. Rapid advances....
18 hours ago
Kaiser Permanente - Modesto, CA
fields testing, lensometry, testing or color deficiency and depth perception or autorefraction. - High School Diploma/GED - Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) by JCAHPO (effective 1/01/01). - BLS...
2 days ago
Acuity Eye Group - La Mesa, CA
Acuity Eye Group is one of the largest and vertically aligned comprehensive eye care groups in the country....
2 days ago
Next Level Eye Care - Jessup, MD
Sales, Stocking and Inventory, Ordering and checking in from the lab,Troubleshooting Assisting in Frame Selection, Adjustments on frames for customers and Customer education, Light cleaning and light...
2 days ago
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences,...
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY
compensation: Based On Experience employment type: employee's choice Help wanted Part-time or full-time Optical Sales / Optician position for a busy retail optical store in South Brooklyn....
2 days ago
Acuity Eye Group - Long Beach, CA
Ability to perform a Refraction. Ability to perform basis front office tasks and functions. Other duties as assigned by management....
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA
Job Qualifications: - Experience in Ophthalmology or Optometry preferred - Bilingual in Cantonese REQUIRED....
1 day ago
LasikPlus - Maple Grove, MN
The reshaping of the cornea for the correction of the refractive errors is identical to LASIK. The PRK procedure offers distinct advantages over LASIK for some patients....
22 hours ago

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