Optometric Technician - Winter Garden (Bilingual Preferred)


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.

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  • A great benefits package that includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, and more.
  • Competitive compensation with advancement opportunities and tuition / training reimbursement.
  • Awarded "Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation" in 2018 and 2019.
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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.