Vision Care Coordinator

Vision Care Coordinator
Job Number # 
23854
Employer 
Valley Vision Optometry
Job Location(s) 
Port Alberni
Number of Positions 
1
Date Posted 
Oct 19, 2021
Apply By 
Nov 02, 2021
Start Date 
ASAP
Schedule 
Full Time
Hours 
8am-4pm Monday Tuesday, Thursday Friday, 9:00am-4pm Wednesdays (Subject to change)
Wage 
$33,533- $43,593/ year
NOC Code 
3414
Source 
Employer
Details 

Vision Care Coordinator

Central to the patient experience, VCCs ensure that every patient seen by our team receives the best in personal connection and leading-edge medical care. Coordinators are responsible for accurate patient histories, diagnostic testing and image capture with advanced optometric equipment. They facilitate smart patient flow from reception to the exam room to the eyewear gallery, working seamlessly with colleagues. The VCC role is the ideal opportunity to launch and grow a career in healthcare with on-the-job training in every facet of patient support.

Attitude & Work Ethic

The ideal VCC candidate is eager to learn all aspects of optometric patient care and vision health. They are steady and consistent in demeanor, value excellence and are not afraid to ask questions. They enjoy being part of a close team and take responsibility for the mutual success of all through their individual performance.  Above all they are kind and patient-centric, leaving each patient with a feeling of wellbeing.

VCCs utilize technology in all aspect of their responsibilities including Electronic Medical Records. An openness to learn new technology is essential to the role, as is a desire to continuously improve the ways the office leverages EMR to deliver patient care.

Employees of Valley Vision Optometry appreciate a strong work-life balance and consistent schedule. They enjoy representing VVO at community events and are proud to be part of the practice.

Profit Share Program

After a successful 3-month review, VCCs are eligible to grow their income through our profit-share initiative. Earn quarterly performance-based supplements that can significantly boost your annual income.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all exam rooms including sterilization and calibration of instruments
  • Obtain and record patient’s preliminary case history
  • Administer eye drops
  • Diagnostic testing as directed by optometrist
  • Utilize electronic medical records to assist doctor in exam room as medical note taker
  • Assist with contact lens training, diagnostic lens orders and follow up patient visits
  • Learn all facets of patient reception and optical styling and sales to provide backup to team when necessary
  • Other duties as requested by leadership team

 

Qualifications 

Skills:

  • Proficient in use of internet and Microsoft Office
  • Solid keyboarding skills: 50 WPM
  • Excellent spelling and clear communication
  • Familiarity with optometry or medical office protocols an asset but not necessary
  • Strong ability to function on multiple tracks at the same time
  • Self-starter with willingness to move things forward in a professional manner

Attitude:

  • Passion for patient care and concern for others
  • Curious and engaged, eager to grow in professional knowledge
  • Able to frame things in a positive manner and see the good
  • Self-confident
  • Committed to personal excellence
How to Apply 

If this sounds like the kind of career you have been looking for, please, apply by sending your cover letter and resume to andrew@valleyvisionoptometry.ca  with the subject header “I’m pumped for this career!”