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Ophthalmic Assistant 

Position Ophthalmic Assistant  

Are you a medical assistant or healthcare professional? Or looking for a career path? Please apply below; looking for highly motivated and compassionate team members, we are willing to train the right candidate!

Associated Eye Care is a multi-specialty group practice providing surgical services and vision care for all ages. We have six locations spanning the eastern Twin Cities of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Associated Eye Care is dedicated to preserving a lifetime of vision for our patients through our uncompromising commitment to quality care and personal service.

Position Summary

Associated Eye Care is currently seeking an Ophthalmic Assistant. The patient-centric candidate assists in the care and treatment of a variety of patients by preparing the patient to see the doctor: performing preliminary tests and acquiring a patient's ocular and medical history. Candidates must have the ability to travel to the practice's six locations located in the East Metro and Western Wisconsin. Full and part-time positions are available.

Essential Functions

  • Efficiently and accurately completes preliminary testing including: visual acuity, lensometry, automated refraction, eye pressure, OCT imaging, visual field testing and other tests as requested
  • Efficiently and accurate completes documentation of preliminary testing and ocular and medical history within NextGen EHR
  • Educates patients of the tests and treatments they are performing in a way patients understands
  • Assists provider in meeting governmental and coding requirements
  • Responds appropriately and promptly patient questions within scope of role
  • Work as a team and support colleagues and providers by providing exceptional patient care
  • Triage phone calls

Other Essential Functions & Requirements

  • Must be willing and able to work a variety of hours and work in the various locations as needed. The locations include: Hudson, Hugo, New Richmond, Stillwater, Woodbury and any partner facility.
  • Work varied schedules and in other AEC offices as needed to fill staffing needs
  • Must present self at the workstation, ready for work, at the scheduled time
  • Participates in department and company meetings, as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

This position will be filled as an Ophthalmic Assistant, or Clinical Assistant, dependent upon the qualifications of the successful candidate.

Associated Eye Care offers a very competitive salary and benefits package including: Health insurance, Dental Insurance, Life insurance, Long Term disability, Flex and a 401(k) plan.

Associated Eye Care is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Position Requirements

Education & Licensing

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent, required
  • COA preferred


  • Experience in an ophthalmology or optometry practice as an optician, optometric assistant
  • Previous electronic medical record experience (NextGen) preferred

Skills & Knowledge

  • Special testing: automated refractor, visual field, tonometry, OCT and fundus photography preferred
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity - Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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