Tribal Offices Open Daily From 8am-5pm
Division/Department: Tribal Health Programs
Location: Absentee Shawnee Tribal Clinic
Job Title : Optometric Tech
Reports To : Optometric Physician (Eye Care Program Director)
This position is located at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health Authority Clinic in Shawnee, OK. This facility provides general optometry and vision care for the members of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, their immediate dependent family members, members of other federally-recognized American Indian Tribes and Alaska Natives residing in the tribe’s health program catchment area and Medicaid eligible beneficiaries. The optometric tech performs various services within a scope of care, quality, and quantity under the direction of an Optometrist, which are consistent with established professional standards of care and tribal policies and procedures.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a non supervisory position.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to communicate effectively with Clinic staff and patients to ensure services are provided in a quality manner. Understand the scope of general eye care services as rendered within the Eye Care Program. Take direction and work in a supporting role with the Optometrist. Be capable of meeting the physical and mental demands of the position i.e. extended periods of standing; frequent interruptions; long, irregular hours; and the pressures and demand of dealing with ill and injured and their family members.
Be a high school graduate with work experience in the field of Optometry.
Previous training and experience as an Optometric Tech is a preference.
Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and background check required.
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free Workplace
Forward completed Absentee Shawnee Tribe applications with resume to: