The Tech must be comfortable working with young children, able to gain thier confidence and cooperation. The Tech must be attentive to details and accuracy. Enjoy working with people and have an aptitude for math. The Tech will assist the optometrists by: collecting the patient's initial history, performing entrance testing, some diagnostic testing, assisting patients with frame selection, and coordinating patient care.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
To assist the optometrists by:
collecting the patient's initial history - Medical, Optometric, and Family Histories, initial complaints and symptoms.
performing entrance testing - Intra-Ocular pressures, Color testing, Stereo Testing, Visual Acuity, Pupilary distance, and using an auto refractor.
some diagnostic testing - Visual Field testing, OCT and Fundus Photography.
assisting patients with frame selection - Making an acuate optical order, ordering frames and lenses, repair and adjusting of frames.
coordinating patient care - assisting patients in obtaining follow-up care at LCHC and elsewhere, schedueling an appointment.
Cross Trained with Registration Staff - Able to assist as needed with patient check in or check out.
Required Skills or Abilities
High School Diploma or equivalent, Bilingual in Spanish and English. Experience preferred, but willing to train an applicant with similar experience or skills.
Required Knowledge, Experience, or Licensure/Registration
Aptitude for math. Experience preferred, but willing to train an applicant with similar experience or skills.
Lawndale Christian Health Center - 22 months ago