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Sanford Health Associate Optometric Assistant - Thief River Falls Medical Center - PRN in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

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Facility: Thief River Falls Medical Center
Location: Thief River Falls, MN
Address: 3001 Sanford Pkwy, Thief River Falls, MN 56701, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Starting Rate: $16.50

Department Details

This position is PRN. May ask you to work 1 shift a week. Hours would be as needed after that.

Duties Inlcude:

-Opening of the Eye Center department

-Register patients

-Scheduling of patients

-Assist the Optometrists as well as the outside Opthalmologist

-Selling of glasses and contacts

-Placing orders

-Adjusting frames

-Testing machines

-Closing of the Eye Service department

-After necessary training you would provide more patient care including rooming patients, dilating their eyes, helping patients, etc.

Job Summary

Perform preliminary screening examinations and/or tests to facilitate diagnosis and treatment by the provider. Assist the provider with procedures and care of the patient. Collect subjective and objective ophthalmic data from the patient or caregiver and communicates this to the doctor. Cross-training to support basic optical and/or access functions as needed.

Qualifications

High School graduate is preferred. Will provide training and education for required skills.

Previous health care experience or training in ophthalmology, optometry, and/or optical office preferred. Basic Life Support Certification required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-57678
Featured: No