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Associate Optometrist Job – Port Allegany, PA


Why You’ll Love This Job

Why You’ll Love This Job!

The sky is the limit when you grab this unique opportunity to grow your career with a well-established, family-focused practice as Schott Associates Eye Care’s full-time Associate Optometrist!

This entry level Associate Optometrist position places you in an area where there is very little competition, providing plenty of opportunities to showcase and further develop your skills as you provide much-needed services to an appreciative community. As a team member of Schott Associates Eye Care, you will receive competitive pay, on-the-job-training, continuing education, a 401k, and be eligible for bonuses.

Act now to join a fast-growing company where you can shine. Apply for our Associate Optometrist opening today!

Associate Optometrist Responsibilities

  • Engage in full-scope optometric patient care, with an emphasis on ocular disease management and refractive services
  • Operate an OCT in the medical management of patients
  • Engage in occasional meetings with other doctors and the management team
  • Understanding and identification of oculomotor and visual learning related symptoms
  • Proficiency in contact lens evaluations, fitting and troubleshooting including Soft, RGP, MF, and Toric 
  • Accurately interprets data from clinical exam and makes sound clinical judgment
  • Takes appropriate actions(s) to take care of patients’ chief complaint(s) and ensure ocular health and visual needs are met
  • Proficiency in patient encounter charting and coding in EHR
  • Actively communicates with optical, support staff and fellow OD teams to optimize quality and clinical care and service to patients
  • Performance of customer service related protocols
  • Attends and contributes at staff meetings to keep up with events and policy changes
  • Dictates/writes referral and information letters to other providers or agencies, as appropriate, or otherwise communicates with parents, teachers or other providers as appropriate
  • Performs other related duties such as completing school forms, DMV, FAA and other like documents
  • Meet and exceed minimum production standards
  • Maintains all licensing and job requirements
  • All other duties as assigned by management

Associate Optometrist Qualifications

  • Basic Optometry training
  • Licensed/Certified Optometrist
  • Optometric testing
  • College degree
  • Patient-focused customer service
  • Basic coding

Preferred

  • Paraoptometric training
  • Office management
  • Medical Billing
  • Data entry software

Type: Full Time (Salaried)