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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Denver, CO
Service Responsibilities: Answer the phone and schedule appointments Greet patients as they arrive to the office Verify and file medical and vision insurances Assist the optometrist including beginning pre-testing...
1 day ago
Providence Health & Services - Walla Walla, WA
Providence is calling a Medical Assistant (MA) / Scribe (PMG SE WA Family Practice, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Medical Group in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers...
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Red Bluff Vision Center - Red Bluff, CA
Experience in optical sales a plus! We are in search of dependable individuals to represent our company's core values....
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VSP Global - San Jose, CA
VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees...
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Sutter Health - Davis, CA
Company Name: Sutter HealthLocation: Davis, CaliforniaApproximate Salary: Not Specified Job Category: General Posted November 12, 2018 -Scribe Medical Assistant - Family Medicine -TheMedical...
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Central Utah Medical Clinic - Orem, UT
At Revere Health, we value the health of our patients above all else. As the largest independent multi-specialty physician group in Utah, our healthcare system gives patients the best in...
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Kaiser Permanente - Napa, 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
Zephyrhills, FL
The keys to success in this role include: Promptly and professionally assist the doctor in patient care Perform visual acuity, lensometry, refractions, tonometry, muscle testing, confrontation visual...
1 hour ago
Foothill Community Health Center - Gilroy, CA
Assists patients in frame selection, orders glasses and contact lenses from laboratories, and arranges patient referrals. The individual in this position will be used on an as needed basis....
2 days ago
South Hills Eye Associates - Pittsburgh, PA
South Hills Eye Associates, a dedicated group of eye physicians and surgeons, is eager to welcome to our practice an Ophthalmic Medical assistant. Ophthalmic experience is perferred, our office...
15 hours ago
Totowa, NJ
Lens Instruction Maintaining contact lens supply and restocking lenses as needed Assisting with patient flow Performing office duties as needed Optician duties include: Must have knowledge of ordering...
17 hours ago
MED-SCRIBE, INC. - Rochester, NY
Job Description Med-Scribe, Inc. recruits top notch candidates for great opportunities in healthcare. We are recruiting for a candidate that can utilize their clinical skills and hit the ground...
12 hours ago
20 20 Institute - Denver, CO
Institute Logo Optometric Assistant Applied 12/11/18 Easy Apply Easily keep track of jobs you like that you can't apply to right now 20/20 Institute Denver, CO Optometric Assistant 20/20 Institute...
14 hours ago
Kaiser Permanente - Beaverton, OR
To assist and support doctors of optometry in a collaborative relationship to provide patients with optimum levels of general optometric care. Under the direct supervision of the doctor, will...
1 hour ago
Resurgens Orthopaedics - Smyrna, GA
Overview Certified Medical Assistants and Medical Assistants, Join our award-winning team! Superior patient care, innovation in treatment, a work environment where employees can thrive with great...
2 days ago

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