Versant Health

Optometric Technician- Prime Eye Care - Mesa

Mesa, AZ

Job Description

Optometric Technician- Prime Eye Care

Posted: Friday, 3/8/2024
Scope and Purpose of Position:
Delivers the highest standards of patient care by assisting the coordinator and the optometrist with the operation of the patient care and by performing the following duties:

Essential Functions:
  • Completes training programs within established time periods
  • Communicates with patients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Performs preliminary tests on patients prior to exam by optometrist
  • Performs all duties required in an accurate, efficient, professional, and confidential manner. Maintains high standards of clinical hygiene at all times.
  • Provides support to optometrist and office staff as directed, including processing referrals to specialists’ office, calling in medications and working with pharmacies to fill patient’s medications, and performs additional office duties as requested.
  • Follows rules and regulations regarding employment laws, office policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with HIPAA.
  • When needed, performs diagnostic testing, including visual fields, OCT, and retinal photos.
  • Performs trainings for patients and customers who wear contact lens
  • Performs hearing screenings when necessary
  • Complete additional responsibilities as assigned
Education and Experience:
  • High Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 1 year of related medical experience preferred
  • CPO-A certification preferred
  • Ability to think logically in following procedures and instructions
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amount
Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Service Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Organization
  • Action Oriented
  • Technical Job Skills
  • Prioritization/organization
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Customer/client service focused
  • Attention to detail
Essential Responsibilities related to Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to stand, use hands and fingers to handle, feel, pick or pinch, and talk or hear most of the time. The associate is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The noise level in this location is moderate (use of computers, printers and machines). Ability and willingness to travel as required.

HIPAA & Security Requirements
All Associates must comply with the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as it pertains to disclosures of protected health information (PHI) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures. As a component of job roles and responsibilities, Associates may have access to covered information, cardholder data or other confidential customer information which must be protected at all times. As a result, Associates must explicitly adhere to all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Privacy & Security Training Program.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious beliefs, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability or history of disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or disabled veteran, or any other status protected by Federal, state or local law.

Optometric Technician

Who are we?
Versant Health is one of the nation’s leading administrators of managed vision care, serving millions of our clients’ members nationwide. We are driven by our mission to help members enjoy the wonders of sight through healthy eyes and vision.

As a Versant Health associate, you can enjoy a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which includes health and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with company match, pet insurance, no-cost-to-you vision insurance for you and your qualified dependents. We are also invested in your success. There are many opportunities for advancement and development throughout all stages of your career with us.

See how you can make a difference with the support of strong leadership and a team environment.

See Everything, Be Anything™.

What are we looking for?
Delivers the highest standards of patient care by assisting the coordinator and the optometrist with the operation of the patient care and by performing the following duties.

Where you will have an impact.

  • Completes training programs within established time periods
  • Communicates with patients in a professional and courteous manner
  • Performs preliminary tests on patients prior to exam by optometrist
  • May perform duties necessary to order, fit and dispense patient's eyewear as well as instruct patient adapting to, wear and caring for their eyewear
  • Performs all duties required in an accurate, efficient, professional, and confidential manner
  • Maintains high standards of clinical hygiene at all times
  • Provides support to optometrist and office staff as directed.
  • Performs additional office duties as requested
  • Follows rules and regulations dispensing laws and office policies and procedures
  • Complete additional responsibilities as assigned
What’s necessary to do the job?

  • High Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 1 year of related medical experience preferred
  • Ability to think logically in following procedures and instructions
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts
HIPAA & Security Requirements
All Associates must comply with the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as it pertains to disclosures of protected health information (PHI) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures. As a component of job roles and responsibilities, Associates may have access to covered information, cardholder data or other confidential customer information which must be protected at all times. As a result, Associates must explicitly adhere to all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Privacy & Security Training Program.

Versant Health will never request money from candidates who seek employment with us and will never ask for any payment as part of the recruitment process.

Versant Health is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Versant Health without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The wage range for applicants for this position is [$35,360 to $45,760].
All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

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