Doctor's Assistant - Training Provided
Company: Nationwide Vision
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Job Title: Doctor's Assistant
Reports to: Optical Manager
Classification: Full Time/Non-Exempt
Doctor's Assistants assist the Optometrist in servicing patients'
needs. Work is done under the supervision and guidance of an
optometrist, the Optical Management team and the District Training
Prepare patients before an examination by gathering medical history
information, determining the chief complaint and explaining the
exam process. Administering tests to determine the visual
capabilities of a patient which include but are not limited to:
Auto Refractor, NCT, Visual Acuity, Photography and other ancillary
testing. Monitors inventory within exam rooms or in the laboratory
and records notes during an examination. Assisting the Optical
staff with other duties including; checking in patients, scheduling
appointments and customer service. Protects patient confidentiality
by making sure protected health information is secured by not
leaving patient confidential information in plain sight and logging
off the computer before leaving it unattended.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent. Strong customer service.
Ability to give clear and concise instructions to customers.
Detailed oriented. Must be able to stand/walk/sit for increments of
4 hours or more.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role
routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones,
photocopier, filing cabinets, fax machines and eye medical
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to
stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; and reach with
hands and arms. Must be able to move lift up to 20 pounds.
Position Type and Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work varies.
This position is expected to travel less than 5%.
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