Optometry Technician

 
Position: Optometry Technician

Job ID: 150787

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: GREENSPOINT OPTOMETRY

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Tuesday though Friday 10a-7p and 9a-3p each Saturday

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  

Summary:

We are searching for an Optometry Technician — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll assist the Optometrist with departmental operations and technical support in the provision of coordinated patient-centered care.

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs preliminary measurements and screening exams on both pediatric and adult optometry patients
  • Provides fitting services for eye glasses and all related education needed
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
  • Provides general assistance and customer service to all Center patients/families and schedules appointments
  • Ensure safekeeping of the Change Fund for Optometry on a daily basis


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • One (1) year of experience caring for and treating optometry patients in an ophthalmology clinic or optometry office
  • BLS required
  • Strongly prefer workup experience


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