Ophthalmic Assistant


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Located in Huntington, WV

A medical office is seeking a full-time Ophthalmic Assistant for their fast paced office. If you have the skills and are ready to work in a dynamic environment, apply now!


An ophthalmic assistant meets with a patient before their scheduled appointment to take the patient's history concerning their general health and the health of their eyes. The ophthalmic assistant also usually asks patients if they have particular concerns they want to address with the ophthalmologist and if they have a preference for glasses or contacts (if needed). Ophthalmic assistants must also be able to record the information obtained during the patient encounter in the patient''s chart accurately. Additionally, duties may include answering phones, scheduling patient's appointments, accepting payments, and contacting insurance companies. Ophthalmic assistants usually are also responsible for the maintenance of the office and office equipment, which includes maintaining an adequate level of necessary stock.


  • A High School Diploma is required
  • An Ophthalmic Assistant or Medical Assistant certificate is required
  • Follow HIPAA policies and procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information at all times
  • Maintains proper attendance and punctuality
  • Display consistent professionalism 

This is an evaluation to hire position

Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Pay rate starts at $14.75/hour.

About Express:

Located in Charleston West Virginia since 1999, the mission of the locally owned Express Employment Professionals office has been to help people find good jobs and help businesses find good people. 

We help build your career by building relationships.

Express puts people to work in all types of jobs. When you work with Express, you build a relationship with a team of employment professionals in your community who have, in turn, built personal relationships with the businesses that are hiring. Whether you''re building a new career or looking for a short-term job to supplement your income, we offer the flexibility to work the way you want, and you''ll never pay a fee for our services and support.

We provide one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry, which includes medical benefits, holidays and vacation pay, referral bonuses, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

For more information about this job, apply now, or call the Express Employment office at 304.746.8888. 

Express Office: Charleston
47 RHL Boulevard
Charleston, WV 25309
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