EMPLOYER: Maine OptometryWebsite
The Optometric Technician assists the Optometrist with the vision correction of patients. The Optometric Technician will help with eye examinations, perform admin duties, and maintain and clean the examination equipment.
To be a successful Optometric Technician, you should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. You should be detail-oriented and meticulous, with a keen interest in maintaining ocular equipment.
Assisting with patient care and eye examinations.
Explaining the testing process to patients, preparing them, and administering tests on visual capabilities.
Taking patient histories, and accurately entering information into the medical record.
Keeping records and inventory, and taking notes during examinations. Assisting patients on the insertion and removal of contact lenses as well as educating patients on the care and maintenance of lenses.
Maintaining a clean environment for the patient
Performing minor maintenance and repairs on examination equipment.