At AC Wellness, our entire focus is to deliver compassionate, effective healthcare to the Apple employee population. We believe that trusting, accessible relationships with our patients, enabled by technology, promotes high quality care and a great patient experience. This is fostered by an environment of continuous learning and teamwork, which in turn allows us to work with our patients to achieve exceptional health outcomes.


The Clinical Assistant (Optometry) helps to ensure the best possible eye care experience to our patients and to provide seamless support to a team of optometrists. The Clinical Assistant (Optometry) works within the optometry care team, under the supervision of the Director of Optometry, to prepare patients for exams, assist with frames selection, order glasses and contact lenses and arrange patient referrals.


This is for a Saturday only role, 7:45am-4:45pm.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Collects patient ocular history.
  • Enters patient charts for the day.  
  • Performs pretests as directed by the doctor (autorefractor with non-contact tonometry, visual field testing, retinal imaging, stereopsis, color vision)
  • Manages continuous patient flow by effectively communicating with team members and providers.
  • Supports communication between patient and provider related to treatment instructions, questions patients may have regarding physician’s orders, use of medications, and contact lenses.
  • Schedules follow-up appointments as needed. 
  • Disinfects and wipes down all equipment and instruments.
  • Checks VSP eligibility for patients scheduled. 
  • Replenishes supplies as needed (trials, exam room supplies).
  • Checks in contact lens trials ordered for patients and follows up with patients. 
  • Uploads spectacle and contact lens prescriptions to patient portal.  
  • Manages specialist referral logs. 
  • Maintains patient’s confidentiality; complies with HIPAA, Patient Privacy Policies.
  • Adheres to OSHA policies and reports any perceived hazards to their supervisor or OSHA Safety Officer upon discovery.
  • Attends OSHA and other training programs as required.
  • Attends all regular Staff Meetings.


QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma plus one to two years in optical or medical field.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to operate specialized equipment to perform required pre-examination tests on patients.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage their time.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Availability to work all operational hours as needed.
  • Must be punctual and maintain a good attendance record.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.


Physical Activities

——Amount of Time Spent——


Rarely

0 - 12%

Occasionally

13 - 33%

Frequently

34 - 66%

Regularly

67 %+

Seeing: Must be able to see and reads with or without corrective lenses




X

Hearing: Must be able to hear adequately to communicate with people in person and via phone systems




X

Sitting



X


Standing/Walking



X


Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling/Bending


X



Lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs


X



Lifting/Carrying over 25 lbs


X



Pulling/pushing/reaching


X



Grasping/Feeling/Finger use of both hands: Must be able to write; type; se a keyboard and telephone system




X


This job description is subject to change at any time. This is not a contract and duties may be added to meet business needs.