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Join a growing organization that consistently delivers superior patient care while providing a positive and energetic work environment that encourages growth and career development.  SLO Eye Associates is a multi-specialty Ophthalmology/Optometry practice with locations in San Luis Obispo and Templeton.

We currently have immediate openings for the following positions:

Medical Assistant - Ophthalmology
San Luis Obispo Eye Associates is dedicated to providing a full spectrum of the highest quality medical and surgical eye care and serve our patients in a timely, cost-effective and courteous manner. 

This is a career opportunity to work as you are trained. SLO Eye encourages and supports our employees in pursuing their certification or advance in their current certification in this ever growing field. Join a growing organization who consistently delivers superior patient care while providing a positive and energetic work environment that encourages growth and career development. We currently have immediate openings for full time Ophthalmic Assistants. Experience in Ophthalmology or Optometry is preferred, but we are willing to train the right individual.
Monday – Friday 7:30-6:00 Availability. * Travel between offices may be required.
In collaboration with our Clinic Managers, the key responsibilities of an Ophthalmic Assistant will include:

  • Participates in the delivery of patient care in an effective manner. Under close supervision perform preliminary screening examinations for visual acuity, history taking, tonometry, lensometry, motility, pupil assessment, visual fields, simple color vision tests, and may perform refraction. May administer dilation or anesthetic drops. May assist with patient contact lens insertion and removal training.
  • Performs stocking and maintenance functions. Maintains physical environment of exam and procedure rooms. Cleans and stocks rooms daily and maintains appropriate supply of sample drug medications as needed. Assists with ordering medical/office supplies.
  • Performs various clerical functions. Assists with appointments and telephone call screening activities. Answers phones, takes messages and relays to appropriate individuals. Under direction of physician, may call pharmacy with prescription refills and records prescriptions in patients chart. Files test results, forms, and letters into medical records.
  • Demonstrates a positive, concerned and sensitive response in the work place. Interacts with patients, visitors, and all personnel in a courteous manner. Resolves conflict in a healthy and constructive manner. Maintains confidentiality of information regarding patients and co-workers; demonstrates respect for individual, cultural, and social differences. Contributes to the positive atmosphere of the work environment
  • Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Other tasks assigned by Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or Equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience in a medical field or customer service is required.
  • Possess a valid California driver license and current vehicle insurance. We reimburse applicable mileage and drive time for travel between offices.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

Minimum Demonstrated Skills

  • Must type 35 WPM
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Customer Service.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively convey ideas and information.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Computer Systems.
  • Must be able and willing to achieve goals with tenacity, compassion and a sense of humor.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to successfully work with physicians and office personnel.

To apply, please email with a resume and cover letter or fax to (805) 781-9013 Attn: Human Resources. *No phone calls please.


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