Optometric Technician - Full-Time - Private Practice - Ankeny, IA

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Prairie View Eyecare
Ankeny, IA
Private practice
Based on experience

Optometric Technician - Full-Time - Private Practice - Ankeny, IA

About the Practice

It has always been a dream of mine to have my own optometry clinic in Ankeny and I’m grateful for the opportunity to fulfill that dream by opening Prairie View Eyecare. I’m hoping to make this a clinic that meets or exceeds the community’s expectations. My goal is that this is a practice that values our patients’ time and money while providing the highest level of care possible! If these virtues are important to you, apply today!

About the Position

Our new Optometric Technician will be an integral member of our team! We are searching for an experienced tech to join our growing practice. 

As an Optometric Technician in our practice, your regular duties will include:

  • Gets and records patients’ preliminary case histories.
  • Prepares patient for vision examination, and helps in testing for near and far acuity, depth perception, macula integrity, color perception, and visual field, utilizing ocular testing apparatus.
  • Instructs patient in care and use of glasses or contact lenses. Works with patients in vision therapy.
  • Assists patient in frame selection.
  • Adjusts and repairs glasses.
  • Modifies contact lenses.
  • Maintains records, schedules appointments, performs bookkeeping, handles correspondence, and does the filing. 
  • Maintains inventory of materials and cleans instruments.
  • Assists in the fabrication of eyeglasses or contact lenses. 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Previous experience in the eyecare industry
  • Prior experience with vision plans and insurance verification
  • Passionate about providing exceptional customer service and excellent communication skills
  • Strong drive and ability to take initiative

Why You’ll Love this Opportunity

  • Environment: This is a fantastic opportunity to come in on the ground floor of a blossoming new business and really make your mark on the future of the organization!
  • Location: Located halfway between Iowa's largest university and its largest city, Ankeny has hovered at the top of the fastest-growing cities charts for the past decade.  Praised for its family-friendly atmosphere and active lifestyle, Ankeny boasts extensive walking and biking trails, arts, music, and other entertainment, and some of the best schools in the Midwest.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply here, today through Eyes On Eyecare®!