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Job:Ophthalmic Assistant- Brooklyn, NY

Title Ophthalmic Assistant- Brooklyn, NY
Location Brooklyn, NY
Job Information

Ophthalmic/ Optometric Assistant, JC Penny Vision Center
Position Description
Candidates selected will support a state-of-the-art optical practice located at the JC Penny’s Vision Center.  Seeking ophthalmic assistant or optometric assistant to provide comprehensive eye health exams via ocular telehealth.  Selected candidates will work directly with patients to facilitate pre-examination testing using cutting edge technology.
Essential Functions:

  1. Proper medical history taking and patient intake evaluation
  2. Ophthalmic instrument technique including but not limited to; auto-refraction, auto-lensometry, tonometry, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, pupil assessment, ocular motility and visual fields.
  3. Knowledge of common eye diseases and symptoms
  4. Provide customer service, identify customer’s needs, and resolve customer issues and concerns
  5. Promote the Vision Center offerings to JC Penny customer through health fairs and salesfloor interaction
  6. Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and support the company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be at least 18 years old
  2. Basic office equipment and computer skills
  3. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  4. Demonstrated history and interest in quality improvement

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. One or more years work experience in an ophthalmology and/or optometry practice or retail optical environment
  2. Hands on experience with ophthalmic pre-testing equipment
  3. Two or more years work experience in a professional medical environment with patient interfacing
  4. Knowledge of HIPAA standards and medical record keeping
  5. Bi-lingual (English / Spanish) a plus, but not required
  6. Available on Weekends


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