If you can make your doctor, clinic, or practice more income, then you are (likely) going to make more income. That is the salary bottom line. How can you personally make this happen? By increasing the efficiency of your work environment.
How to increase efficiency
In the 1947 Christmas movie “Miracle on 34th” Street” one of the subplots is the competition between two New York city department store giants, Macy’s and Gimbel’s.
Is school for you, or should you go with on-the-job-training. Explore your options.
Below are listed schools in the U.S. and Canada, ophthalmic assistant training programs, ophthalmic technician training programs, and ophthalmic technologist training programs.
Not certified yet, or need to move up? Time to invest in you. Use our step-by-step certification planner.
This planner assumes that you are moving through the levels of certfication via the on-the-job training route.
To get started, click on the situation that appies to you:
Free online training for front-desk personnel. Introduce the receptionist to eyecare.
This mini-course is designed for the newly hired front desk/receptionist who has no previous experience in an eyecare office.
Ophthalmic Assistant Basic Training Course. Need to give a trainee a quick start? Reinforce the basic skills that are taught on-the-job.
Who should take this course?
ATPO has recently released the results of their 2015 salary survey for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, and technologists.
What is an average salary for an ophthalmic assistant?
According to a 2015 salary survey by the Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology, the average salary for certified ophthalmic medical assistant respondents to the survey was about