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Contact Lens Fitter Lancaster, CA



Description

The Contact Lens Fitter is responsible for the fitting of all softand gas permeable contact lenses, orderingand delivery of contact lenses.The Contact Lens Fitter is also responsible for adhering to current departmental policesand procedures.

Essential Functions:
- Upholds KP's Policiesand Procedures, Principles of Responsibilitiesand applicable state, federaland local laws
- Instruct patient on all aspects of lens wear through verbaland written instructionsand hands on (insertionand removal) practice
- Explain contact lens fees, refund policiesand lens replacement agreements to patients
- Measuring of corneal curvature (using keratometer)and pupil aperture for correct lens specifications
- Observe patients' eye (using slit lamp) for pathological conditionsand refer to ophthalmologist or optometrist for treatment
- Measuring of corneal curvature (using keratometer)and pupil aperture for correct lens specifications
- Select lens material, conductand evaluate (including use of instilling fluorescein to eye) diagnostic fitting of contact lenses using Slit lamp
- Documentation of all findings on Medical recordand other charts if needed
- Complete all appropriate forms including: Contact lens processing record, Rx cards, Medi-Caland Medi-Care forms, etc
- Make future appointments when necessary
- Perform all other duties as required, including clerical as necessary, to ensure proper handling of contact lens patients
- As a representative of the organization, display courtesy to all patients, visitorsand employees, through the use of good mannersand polite communications





Qualifications:

Pay Grade: 25

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Three (3) years recent contact lens fitting experience under the direction of a licensed Optician, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist.
Education
- High School diploma/GED.
License, Certification, Registration
- National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) certification.


Additional Requirements:
- Ability to perform preliminary vision tests, obtain patient history information, modifyand polish contact lenses andinstruct patients on proper careand use of contact lenses
- Ability to use contact lens modification unit, radiuscope, lensometer, slit-lamp biomicroscope, Burton lamp, auto refractor, keratometer, tonometerand CL diagnostic fitting sets.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Good problem solving skills/abilities.

Notes:
- This is a variable position, hours may vary within the shift.
-Will involve every other/rotating weekend with 8 hour shifts.



Primary Location: California,Lancaster,Lancaster Medical Offices 43112 N. 15th St.

Scheduled Hours (1-40): 20

Shift: Evening

Working Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Schedule: Part-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group: United Healthcare Workers - West

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job: Patient Care Services (Non RN)

Public Department Name: Optometry


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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