Vision Clinic Manager

The Lighthouse
Savannah, Georgia
Dec 28, 2018
Jan 27, 2019
Clinic Manager
Job Function
Health / Medical
Focus Areas
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Technical School
Willingness to Travel
50 - 75%
Experience Level

General Summary of Duties:

Note: This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements.  Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs of the organization evolve.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Schedule dates and patients for all assigned clinics
  • Manage and attend all scheduled vision clinics across southern Georgia
  • Provide ophthalmic technician services during clinics
  • Process eyeglass orders after clinics
  • Develop partnerships with community clinics
  • Report all service numbers for the assigned clinics
  • Provide referral services for specialty care, surgery, hearing services as indicated
  • Follow-up with patients having eyeglass prescription problems and concerns
  • Recruit volunteer doctors if indicated



Required Skills or Abilities:

  • Ability to perform patient work-ups-- Obtain basic medical history of patients including past ocular history, family history, previous adverse drug reactions and allergies, systemic illnesses, and current medications
  • Ability to conduct diagnostic testing-- Test ocular functions, including distance and near visual acuity
  • Assist doctor in treatment and care of patients by performing a variety of technical duties
  • Ability to organize, direct, and prioritize work appropriately
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision making to achieve organizational objectives
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respond positively to administrators and donor decision makers
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to work creatively and collaboratively with Lighthouse staff to deliver our mission
  • Ability to resolve conflicts productively
  • Ability to represent The Lighthouse in the community with integrity
  • Proficieny in a variety of office equipment and computer programs
  • Proficiency in all MS office applications, word processing, page layout, graphic design, mailing lists and merges, databases, etc.

Required Knowledge & Experience:

  • Ophthalmic Assistant certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Work,  or Nonprofit Studies Preferred
  • One - two years human services experience preferred
  • Experience working with a diverse range of people
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus!!
  • Clear driving record
  • Ability to drive a small utility/cargo van
  • Travel required; 2-4 days per week within Georgia (variable--some overnight stays) advance planning provided

Working Conditions

Normal office environment.  Occasional evening and weekend work. Minor physical labor at clinics in order to setup equipment.  Maximum weight: 25 lbs.

Location base:

Savannah, GA