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Optometric Technician - Gorham/Windham/Standish Float

Company: Maine Optometry
Location: Gorham
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are a growing, multi-location practice in Southern Maine looking for a full-time Optometric Technician to deliver exceptional and professional customer service at our Gorham, Windham, and Standish locations. This is a float position that would cover shifts at all three locations regularly. Interested candidates must have a strong work ethic and an attitude to succeed. We offer a competitive starting salary, 401K retirement plan, health insurance, paid vacation time, and more. The communities in Maine that we practice in offer a quality of life to include camping, hiking, fishing, skiing, golf, and boating. The Optometric Technician assists the Optometrist with the vision correction of patients. The Optometric Technician will help with eye examinations, perform admin duties, and maintain and clean the examination equipment. To be a successful Optometric Technician, you should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. You should be detail-oriented and meticulous, with a keen interest in maintaining ocular equipment. Essential Functions Assisting with patient care and eye examinations. Explaining the testing process to patients, preparing them, and administering tests on visual capabilities Taking patient histories, and accurately entering information into the medical record. Keeping records and inventory, and taking notes during examinations. Assisting patients on the insertion and removal of contact lenses as well as educating patients on the care and maintenance of lenses. Maintaining a clean environment for the patient Performing minor maintenance and repairs on examination equipment. Qualifications A high school diploma or equivalent. An Associate's degree as an Optometric Technician may be a benefit. An Optometric Technician Certification may be a benefit. Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Self-motivation, and ability to work under pressure. Maintains and demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights under HIPAA guidelines. Maintains regular in-person attendance

Keywords: Maine Optometry, New England , Optometric Technician - Gorham/Windham/Standish Float, Professions , Gorham, Northeast

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