Optical Assistant

Duke Eye Center - Cary, NC
Posted: October 10, 2019

North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat is looking to hire an energetic Optical Assistant for our Cary Optical Center.

Job duties and responsibilities may include any of the following: 

  • Interprets optical prescriptions.
  • Fits and services optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses.
  • Assists with contact lens fitting.
  • Assists with ordering contact lenses and eyeglasses from vendors.
  • Verify and enter billing information.
  • Collect patient payments.
  • Obtain authorizations from insurance companies if necessary.
  • Enter and post patient payments.
  • Check in eyeglass and contact lens orders (verify prescription meets ANSI standards)
  • Answers phone.
  • Seats and calls patients.
  • Notifies patients when optical products are ready for pick up.
  • Checks on status of orders.
  • Inputs and maintains patient information in the computer and charting system.
  • Cleans displays.
  • Filing.
  • Perform other duties as described herein.

Requires excellent communication skills and a keen understanding of patients with sensory impairment. Must be able to express a caring attitude while performing tasks required with accuracy and efficiency.

Please submit a resume to be considered for this position.

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