Ophthalmic Assistant

20/20 Now - Wappinger, NY
Posted: July 7, 2020

Position Summary:

The candidate selected for this position will help to develop a center of excellence for a state-of-the-art optometric practice within extremely busy optical retailer.

We are seeking an full-time Ophthalmic assistant or Optometric assistant for a company that is involved in providing patients with comprehensive eye health exams via Ocular Telehealth technology.

Candidate must have an upbeat positive personality, is articulate, maintain excellent customer service and multi-tasking skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to grow in an evolving professional service, and support of new cutting-edge ophthalmic technology.

Position is located in Wappinger,New York

Preferred Duties of Ophthalmic Assistant:

Patient registration and intake via EMR
Patient scheduling and coordination
Interfacing with optical retailer Proper medical history taking
Knowledge of common eye diseases and symptoms
Measure visual acuities at distance and near utilizing the appropriate test
Perform preliminary screening test and be able to recognize and record abnormalities
Ophthalmic instrument technique
Maintain proper documentation
Conduct Autorefractions, Lensometry, Manual Refractometry, Visual field, Retinal imaging
Calibration and maintenance of each instrument and machine


A minimum of 1 years’ experience as an Ophthalmic Technician
Basic office equipment and computer skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated interest in quality improvement
Bi-lingual a plus, but not required
Flexibility to work weekends

What We Offer (FTE):

2 weeks’ vacation accrued during the first year of employment.
5 sick/personal days
Paid Holidays 
Health benefits with company contribution for single coverage
Dental benefits
401KAmeriflex FSA Annual pair of eyeglasses with exam

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