April 23, 2024

O2 Employment Services is working with a local Optometry Office who is looking for a Doctors Assistant. This is a full-time, long-term role in Redding, CA.

Compensation and Schedule of the Doctors Assistant:
  • $17.00 – $20.00 per hour, depending on experience
  • Vision, dental, medical offered through O2
  • Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Qualifications of the Doctors Assistant:
  • Previous experience in an optometry or ophthalmology setting is preferred, but not required.
  • 1-2 years of previous experience in a medical or dental field – Required.
  • Genuine interest in the field of optometry and eagerness to learn.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with patients.
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain accurate and updated patient records.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Compassionate and patient-focused approach to customer service.
Responsibilities of the Doctors Assistant:
  • Assist with pre-testing procedures, such as measuring visual acuity, intraocular pressure, and visual field tests.
  • Prepare examination rooms, ensuring cleanliness, organization, and availability of necessary supplies.
  • Welcome and guide patients through the check-in process, ensuring their comfort and addressing any concerns.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, including medical history and current medications.
  • Learn to perform basic diagnostic tests, such as lensometry, keratometry, and retinal imaging.
  • Support the optometrist during eye examinations, providing necessary instruments and equipment.
  • Assist patients with contact lens fittings and provide instructions on proper lens insertion and removal techniques.
  • Coordinate patient scheduling and appointment reminders.
  • Handle administrative tasks, including managing phone calls, filing patient records, and processing insurance claims.
  • Uphold patient confidentiality and privacy regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 
O2 Employment Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs to perform the essential functions of the position. This job appears on the O2 Staffing job board and Simpson University job board. 
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