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Employment Opportunities at Vision Source of Colby

Optometric Assistant Needed

Join our practice as an Optometric Assistant – we are willing to train!

Vision Source of Colby is seeking an Optometric Assistant. The primary role of the Optometric Assistant is to assist the Optometrist and is involved in direct patient care. For those interested in the health field, this position presents a great opportunity to learn and grow in a career that involves medical and technical skills along with customer/patient service. This position is full-time, Mondays through Fridays, 8 am to 5 pm.

What makes a great Optometric Assistant?

  • Having a passion for helping people of all ages
  • Good technical and computer skills and typing speed of at least 50 wpm
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent customer/patient service skills
  • Detail-oriented and great follow-through
  • Ability to work in both individual and team settings
  • Being self-motivated and working with a positive demeanor and accountability.

What experience is required?

We are willing to train strong candidates. Candidate should have at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Helpful assets include a great aptitude for learning and a genuine positive outlook. Previous medical or optometric office experience is a plus. Candidate should be adaptable to working in a fast-paced role and enjoy working both independently and with a team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Pre-testing – utilizing state-of-the-art technology
  •  Gathering patient and health information
  • Assisting Optometrists with eye exams
  • Training patients in contact lens insertion and removal
  • Assisting receptionists and opticians
  • Scheduling and charting


This position is full-time (40 hrs per week). Our office hours are Monday through Friday (8 am – 5 pm). Benefits include health insurance, cafeteria plan contribution, 401(K) retirement plan, term life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, holiday pay, and paid personal time off including birthdays. Eyecare and optical benefits for employees and spouses and/or dependent children are also included.


Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 work references to All applications will be acknowledged by return email.