Optometric Technician JobCovington, LA

Why You’ll Love This Job

Do you enjoy interacting and connecting with patients? Are you passionate about providing best-in-class patient care? Then, join the Louisiana Family Eyecare team today as an Optometric Technician in our Covington, LA location!

As an Optometric Technician at Louisiana Family Eyecare, you will play a crucial role in ensuring patients receive top-notch optical care. You’ll be expected to maintain a professional and friendly attitude as you guide patients through optical testing to determine their visual abilities.

What Makes This Role Special:

  • Patient Interaction: You’ll have the opportunity to connect with patients, providing them with personalized care and attention.
  • Professional Growth: Join a close-knit team that shares your passion for patient care and offers opportunities for professional development.
  • Supportive Environment: Work alongside leaders who value your personal life and offer daily support and encouragement.
  • Impactful Work: Bring your passion for providing exceptional patient care and build a fulfilling career in optometry.

After 60-90 days of full-time employment:

  • Eligible for PTO and paid holidays
  • Medical and dental insurance available
  • Matching 401k retirement plan available if elected to participate

Employment Type: Full-Time (open to Part-Time)

Join the Louisiana Family Eyecare team and apply for our Optometric Technician job today in Covington, LA! 

Responsibilities

  • Greet all office guests in a professional and friendly manner.  
  • Gather preliminary data through patient pretest, such as documenting chief complaints, gathering patient’s medical history, measuring visual acuity, eye movement, interocular pressure (IOP), retinal photos, visual fields, and optical coherence tomography (OCT).  
  • Educate the patient throughout the prescreening process about what each machine is testing for and provide instructions to provide accurate test results.  
  • Accurately and efficiently document the results of pretesting into the current EHR program.  
  • Educate and instruct the patient on insertion, removal, and proper care of contact lenses.  
  • Assist the Optometrist as needed during examinations.  
  • Assist other members of the team when needed and available.  

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 1-3 years prior optometric technician experience preferred 
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to multitask 
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.  
  • Interest in healthcare 
  • Strong communication skills.  
  • Must present a professional appearance 

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

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