Full Time Optical Technician – Rapid City

Vision First is seeking a full time Optical Technician in Rapid City.  This position will work in conjunction with the doctor and team to facilitate, support and maintain optimum patient care.
Accuracy and attention to detail are very important. This position is responsible for collecting and inputting clinical data necessary for the visual health and performance of the patient. This position is responsible for chairside assistance, including but not limited to, scribing for the doctor during the patient exam.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Responsible for all pre-testing needed prior to doctor seeing patient.

*Takes case history, performs visual acuity distance and near, stereopsis and color vision testing.

*Enters all clinical data collected into the electronic medical record in real time.

*Chairside assisting

Performance Factors:

*Attendance and dependability: The employee can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldon absent from work. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.

*Communication and contact: The employee communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the practice; able to effectively provide training to patients.


*Preferred one year’s experience as an optometric technician, but will to train.

*Must have computer skills and the ability to learn the EMR system.

*Strong ability to multi-task with high degree of accuracy, attention to detail a must.

*Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

*Superior verbal and written skills

*Strong interpersonal skills essential

*Able to transition and think operationally.


TO APPLY:  Please email resume Barb at iceoffice@rushmore.com.