Optometric Asst

Assists the optometrist in the provision of quality patient care by ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the department, clean and stocks exam rooms, assist optometrists by taking histories, performing screening and testing procedures, educate on and dispense contact lenses to patients, receive phone calls, document procedures.  

High school diploma or equivalent. Optometric and 2 years of contact lens experience preferred. Experience with Epic a plus. Must possess excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, superb problem solving and communication skills, attention to detail, superb problem solving and communication skills, as well as the ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to effectively and sensitively relate to customers is also required. 

About Fairview

For more than 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We have grown into one of Minnesota's largest nonprofit organizations. Today, we are more than 20,000 employees providing exceptional care and leading health care innovations that will sustain us into the future.

We partner with one of the nation's top research and teaching facilities - the University of Minnesota and its Academic Health Center. Our partnership is a national model that enables us to provide breakthrough medicine to our patients.

Our caregivers and leaders are re-envisioning patient care during a time of transformational change in health care. From ground-breaking care models in our primary care facilities to unique collaborative relationships with payers and employers and implementation of new technologies, we're committed to improving the overall value of our clinical quality and experience for our patients as we reduce the cost of care.

We are hospitals, clinics, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, pharmacy services and much more. To the communities we serve, we are known as a healthcare leader, community partner and trusted advocate. As an employer, we nurture the teamwork, passion and excellence needed to deliver our promise of exceptional care to our patients.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to fit your life.

See current job openings and apply online at:fairview.org/careers

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