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Contact Lens Fitter

Location Tustin, California Job Number 960890 Date posted 07/08/2021
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The Contact Lens Fitter is responsible for the fitting of all soft and gas permeable contact lenses, ordering and delivery of contact lenses.  The Contact Lens Fitter is also responsible for adhering to current departmental polices and procedures.

Essential Functions:

- Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws

- Instruct patient on all aspects of lens wear through verbal and written instructions and hands on (insertion and removal) practice

- Explain contact lens fees, refund policies and lens replacement agreements to patients

- Measuring of corneal curvature (using keratometer) and pupil aperture for correct lens specifications

- Observe patients' eye (using slit lamp) for pathological conditions and refer to ophthalmologist or optometrist for treatment

- Measuring of corneal curvature (using keratometer) and pupil aperture for correct lens specifications

- Select lens material, conduct and evaluate (including use of instilling fluorescein to eye) diagnostic fitting of contact lenses using Slit lamp

- Documentation of all findings on Medical record and other charts if needed

- Complete all appropriate forms including: Contact lens processing record, Rx cards, Medi-Cal and Medi-Care forms, etc

- Make future appointments when necessary

- Perform all other duties as required, including clerical as necessary, to ensure proper handling of contact lens patients

- As a representative of the organization, display courtesy to all patients, visitors and employees, through the use of good manners and polite communications

Pay Grade: 25


Basic Qualifications:


• Three (3) years recent contact lens fitting experience under the direction of a licensed Optician, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist.


• High School diploma/GED.

License, Certification, Registration

• National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) certification.



Additional Requirements:

• Ability to perform preliminary vision tests, obtain patient history information, modify and polish contact lenses and instruct patients on proper care and use of contact lenses

• Ability to use contact lens modification unit, radiuscope, lensometer, slit-lamp biomicroscope, Burton lamp, auto refractor, keratometer, tonometer and CL diagnostic fitting sets.



Preferred Qualifications:

• Good problem solving skills/abilities.

• Spanish speaking preferred.




• Travel to all Vision Essentials/Optometry Orange County offices and all Orange County medical office buildings, hospitals and campuses is required.

• Hours and days will vary according to operational needs.

• Department hours are 7am-7pm.

• Must be available weekdays and weekends.

• Saturdays are required.



Primary Location: California,Tustin,Tustin Ranch Medical Offices Additional Locations:

Harbor/MacArthur Medical Offices, 3401 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana,California, 92704
La Palma Medical Offices, 5 Centerpointe Dr., La Palma,California, 90623
Mission Viejo Medical Offices, 23781 Maquina Ave., Mission Viejo,California, 92691
Yorba Linda Medical Offices, 22550 Savi Ranch Pkwy., Yorba Linda,California, 92887
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: 09:30 AM Working Hours End: 06:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B01|SEIU|Local 399 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Tustin Ranch MOB - Optical Dispensing-Reg Clinic - 0806 Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.