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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Pearle Vision - Kalamazoo, MI
Job Information Pearle Vision West Point Optical - Assistant Retail Sales Manager in Kalamazoo , Michigan GENERAL FUNCTION: The major responsibility of the Assistant Manager is to drive profitable sales...
2 days ago
Philip Stein - Scottsdale, AZ
Pre-testing to include histories, visual acuities, lensometry, NCT, autorefractor/autokeratometer, Optomap, cover test, pupils, rotations, near point of convergence, confrontation visual fields, insurance...
2 days ago
VisionWorks - Troy, NY
Proper handling of all money related transactions Participate in training of all responsibilities assigned to the Optical Assistant position....
2 days ago
Fayetteville Technical Community College - Fayetteville, NC
Pool Details Candidate(s) recommended for hire are subject to a criminal background check. First Section Pool Title POOL - Optometric Assistant Instructor - Continuing Education (Part-time) Pool...
2 days ago
Touro - New Orleans, LA
Children#s Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. The mission of making care available to...
2 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - San Francisco, CA
Under general supervision of the optical sales branch manager, is responsible for all dispensing and optical activities....
2 days ago
Buchanan, MI
Our primary eye care practice provides a wide range of services from the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease and routine eye examinations to optical dispensing and contact lens services....
2 days ago
Reno, NV
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Busy medical office is looking for a highly motivated, muti tasking, honest, hard working medical assistant. Ophthalmology experience required. This is...
1 day ago
Clinica Sierra Vista - Bakersfield, CA
Checking optometric supplies/contact lens inventory weekly and ordering supplies/contact lens trials as needed....
2 days ago
For Eyes - Miami, FL
Assists with contact lens insertion, removal and care compliance training....
1 day ago
Parkland Health and Hospital System - Dallas, TX
Performs focused pupil assessments and dilation with administration of ophthalmic drops as ordered by provider, lensometry and autorefraction for patients within the COPC Optometry Clinic....
1 day ago
Riverside Healthcare - Newport News, VA
Overview This position works under the supervision of the Office Manager Physicians and/or Clinical Coordinator/Supervisor. The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) greets the patient and reviews...
1 day ago
L MAYES PLLC - Oklahoma City, OK
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 medical facility running smoothly....
1 day ago
Catholic Health Initiatives - Omaha, NE
Location: 42nd and L Clinic - Women's Health Position Type: Regular Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80 Primary Location: NE > OMAHA > CHC 42 L ST Certified Medical Assistant, will consider...
21 hours ago
Ashburn, VA
compensation: dependent on experience employment type: full-time Our office is growing! We need to expand our patient care staff and are seeking applicants for the following positions: Optometric...
1 hour ago

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