Optometric Technician - Leesburg

CHC follows the CMS requirements which requires all team members to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination.

A career at Community Health Centers offers a unique opportunity to join a team that makes a real impact in our community every day, by improving individuals' health while enhancing their quality of life. 

Top Reasons to Work at Community Health Centers

  • A great benefits package that includes healthcare coverage, paid time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, and more.
  • Competitive compensation with advancement opportunities and tuition / training reimbursement.
  • Awarded "Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation" in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  • Awarded "Top 100 Workplaces for Growing Families" by Orlando Sentinel.
  • Modernized and attractive health centers, that patients love.

Job Summary:

The Optometric Technician is responsible for first class customer service and for performing one or more of the following assignments: conducting pre-screening exams, processing patient's information through the computer system and maintaining the operation of the examination room. 

Primary Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

  • Conducts pre-screening exam/testing 
  • Maintain clean, hygienic work area and exam room
  • Completes patient visual history
  • Prepares referrals, follow-up paperwork and associated tasks 
  • Assist in ordering of eyewear and repairs and adjustments of eyewear
  • Assist in helping patients select their frames according to their insurance allowance.
  • Assist in dispensing of eyewear and maintaining proper inventory
  • Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the optical center.
  • Completes additional projects and/or duties as assigned or necessary by the Optometric Coordinator within established guidelines.

Qualifications:

Education:   

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Certification: 

  • Current/valid BLS certification, or must be obtained within the first 30 days of employment.

Experience:   

  • Minimum of 1yr experience in the optical/tech field.

Special Skills: 

  • Effective team player
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills. 
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity.
  • Self-motivated  with strong organizational skills

Other Requirements:

  • Able to work flexible hours as needed.