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Why You’ll Love This Job

Do you enjoy interacting and connecting with patients? Are you passionate about providing best-in-class patient care? Then, join the Sight team today in this Optical Medical Assistant job in our West Hartford, CT location! 
As the Optical Medical Assistant, you would be expected to maintain a professional and friendly attitude as you guide patients through optical testing to determine their visual abilities, followed by helping them make important decisions about the various types of eyewear available. 
When you join Sight, you become part of a close-knit team that shares your passion for providing care with a personal touch. Here, you will work alongside leaders who value your personal life and will support and encourage you daily. Bring your passion for providing exceptional patient care, and you will build a career you love in this Optical Medical Assistant job in our West Hartford, CT location.   
Join the Sight team and apply for our Optical Medical Assistant job today! 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Knowledgeable in ophthalmic assisting procedures and able to answer questions and address concerns in a professional and friendly manner. 
  • Performs all duties of an Ophthalmic Technician as directed by a provider or Leadership including but not limited to checking visions, intraocular pressures, finding patient’s glasses prescriptions, functional eye testing, scribing, checking patients in and out post visit, etc. 
  • Takes medical history from patients 
  • Assists in training and guidance of new technicians, is always teaching and welcoming. 
  • Preform various diagnostic tests 
  • Has excellent attendance understanding for patient care and team support. 
  • Checking Patients in and out from exam  
  • Educating Patients on products we sell in house  
  • Contributes to the agenda for team meetings, as well as participation in presentation as needed. 
  • Punctuality – Adherence to scheduled times of arrival and departure from work. 
  • Monitors their own productivity and responsibilities. Updates methods as needed to maintain efficiency and quality service to patients from staff. 
  • Maintains positive attitude consisting of cooperation, self-motivation, courtesy, and professionalism. 
  • Complies with all practice procedures and protocols. Complies with all state and federal regulations. Understands and accepts responsibility to report potential or suspected errors to direct manager or HR.


  • Ability to work well with others 
  • Reliable, punctual and dependable 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Data entry and typing skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • Exceptional customer service skills 
  • Experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is a plus 
  • Knowledge of medical office procedures/language 

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 126557