Spanish Interpreter - Medical Receptionist Job at Tillamook Vision Center, Tillamook, OR

  • Tillamook Vision Center
  • Tillamook, OR

Job Description

Tillamook Vision Center is looking for a Spanish-English interpreter to assist in patient care. Please apply if you are an engaging, outgoing individual who would like to work in a fast-paced medical eyecare clinic to help us provide exceptional patient experiences.

To be successful, you should have strong customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills. Our clinic sees a high volume of medical eyecare and you need to be willing to learn about optometry, eye disease, and how it is managed, in addition to insurance billing, patient record keeping, and all things related to patient care. We expect our whole team to be CPO-certified within 1 year of hiring. Responsibilities include supporting the optometrist with both direct and indirect patient care, as well as various administrative tasks. While no previous experience is required, a willingness to learn is essential.

Tillamook Vision Center is committed to helping you grow and will assist anyone who would like to go through an interpreter certification course.


  • General reception: welcoming patients, phone consultations, referral management.
  • Insurance: Verification of benefits through submitting claims and receiving insurance payments.
  • Pretesting and imaging: fundus photos, visual field tests, tomography, corneal topography, visual acuities, interocular pressure, and others as assigned.
  • Patient care record keeping.
  • Assist in the optical in helping patients choose eyewear.
  • Preparing work orders to manufacture lenses.
  • Keeping inventory.
  • Educating customers on how to wear and maintain glasses and contact lenses.
  • Performing administrative duties, such as managing prescriptions, customer records, and insurance 
  • Patient record management: taking & inputting data, scribing for the doctor.
  • Continuing Education 


  • High school diploma/ or equivalent.
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish.


  • Previous experience in clinical work.
  • Ability to operate specialized equipment.
  • Excellent customer service and retail abilities.
  • Interpreter certification.

About Tillamook Vision Center:

Tillamook Vision Center has been serving patients on the North Oregon coast for more than 30 years. We are a medical optometry clinic in a small town that otherwise would not have access to specialty eye care. We cover all primary eyecare needs: we manage eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetes and macular degeneration; we offer both normal and specialty contact lenses including scleral fits and Ortho-Keratology; manage dry eye with the latest Lipiflow technology; comprehensive and vision exams; additionally we showcase the newest fashions in eyewear. Come by and see!

Job Tags

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