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HUMAN RESOURCES

Job Announcement


Title: Optometric Health Technician, On Call Temp
Location: MNAW Human Services Center
Supervisor: Associate Director
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manages the optical activities of the Optometry clinic.
  • Prepares prescription and orders all glasses from optical manufacturer.
  • Maintains all frames and keeps them current according to stipulation in eyeglasses contract.
  • Performs complicated frame measurements necessary to assure cosmetically, physically and optically optimum spectacle performance, e.g. mulit-focal lenses, special specification lenses.
  • Verifies spectacle prescriptions through use of lensometer, lens gauges and other instrumentation.
  • Performs minor frame repairs.
  • Interviews patients and records health history and other appropriate findings.
  • Assist the optometrist by doing visual acuity, color perception, heterophorais, objective refraction, keratometry and intraocular pressure.
  • Performs additional procedures at the request of the optometrist, e.g. visual fields, vision training, etc.
  • Instills pharmacological agents into patient’s eyes in preparation for ocular evaluation or therapy in accordance with optometrist’s instructions.
  • Provides contact lens instruction on the insertion, removal, hygiene, and “warning signs” of contact lens wear to the patient.
  • Provides and assist one-to-one and group patient education relative to optical, ocular disease conditions and refractive problems.
  • Assists in the coordination of eye care programs of the Optometry Clinic and other Human Service Division staff.
  • Orders all optical supplies and tools.
  • Ensures proper storage of pharmaceutical supplies, instruments to comply with professional standards and regulations.
  • Provide training to other staff and CHRs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Two years' experience working in an optometry office or certification is required.
  • Ability to type 50 words per minute is required.
  • Knowledge of computers is required.
  • Understanding of medical terminology is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish work priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Subject to pre-employment, post accident, return to duty, follow-up, and random drug testing.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Some travel is required.

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PLEASE INCLUDE WITH APPLICATION YOUR CREDENTIALS AND RESUME

APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720
218-878-2653

 

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