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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North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat, P.A. - Durham, NC
Assists with contact lens fitting. Assists with ordering contact lenses and eyeglasses from vendors. Verify and enter billing information. Collect patient payments....
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2 days ago
Pacific Palisades, CA
compensation: Competitive employment type: part-time Medical assistant and/or medical scribe for back and front office,cosmetics sales and surgery assistant needed for Pacific palisades/Brentwood...
2 days ago
The Luxottica Group - Minneapolis, MN
Requisition ID: 90898 Store #: 002194 Target Optical Position:Full-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great - and have a blast doing it! We make caring for people's vision fun. We...
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
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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1 day ago
OptiCare - Westport, CT
Job Requirements Medical history recording, visual field testing, refractometry as well as other ophthalmic skills are a plus. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary....
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Watson Clinic - Lakeland, FL
$1,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS Summary/Objective: Medical Assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly....
2 days ago
DaVita Medical Group - El Segundo, CA
Overview: Responsible for performing patient-oriented procedures under the direction and supervision of a clinician, RN, or LVN to ensure safe and appropriate patient care; assists the clinician...
1 day ago
Lea Regional Medical Center - Hobbs, NM
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height),...
7 hours ago
Shawnee, KS
75 compensation: TBD based on experience. employment type: full-time Full time and Part time positions available. We are a long term well established practice seeking full time Front...
7 hours ago
Dyd Vision and Hearing Corp - Linden, NJ
Performs retinal imaging, OCT and visual fields testing as needed. Uses Automated refractor and I-Care or to open to measure pressure....
3 hours ago
APN Staffing & Employment Solutions - Gilbert, AZ
Job Description We are currently seeking Medical Assistants to work as Medical Scribes (or non-MA's with Scribe experience) to join our team! You will focus on providing high quality patient care...
3 hours ago
Center for Sight - Carmel, IN
refractometry, lensometry, tonometry, manual keratometry, pupil testing, muscle balance Basic knowledge of contact lenses Demonstrate flexibility in job assignment Please forward an update resume, along...
3 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Gaithersburg, MD
Performs initial work-up and specialized examinations of the eye as directed by ophthalmologist. Assists ophthalmologist with clinical examination and surgical procedures as directed. Essential...
1 day ago
JFK Medical Center - Edison, NJ
Overview How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every...
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Optical Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Consortia for Education - Student Slide Presentation & Course Overview
As many physicians and practice managers are aware, the advent of managed care and a nursing shortage due to institutional demand and retrogression in the U.S. ushered in an era of enormous...

Access to Medical Records V2.16 Course
1910.1020(a) -The purpose of this course is to explain to employees and their designated representatives a right of access to relevant exposure and medical records; and to provide representatives...

Access to Medical Records Course
1910.1020(a) -The purpose of this course is to explain to employees and their designated representatives a right of access to relevant exposure and medical records; and to provide representatives...

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