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OPTICIAN FT

Illinois Eye Center

Illinois Eye Center

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2024

Job Details

Peoria Office - Peoria, IL
$17.60 - $24.25 Hourly

Description

Who we are looking for:

People who are passionate about the care of our patients. We are looking for individuals who want to be part of a medical team that puts our patients first and works well with a team of professionals. Someone who wants a successful career in the eye care profession where your efforts make a difference. We want people who are tech-savvy, enthusiastic, cares about others, and wants to work in a fast paced and fun environment.

Benefits:

We have an excellent benefit package (some benefits are dependent on full time or part time status) including:

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Insurance - health, dental, group term life, and short term disability
  • Uniform allowance
  • Jury duty pay
  • Traditional and Roth 401k with match
  • Profit sharing contribution
  • Awards program
  • Continued education & advanced training opportunities
  • Employee discounts

This is a 40 hour per week position. EOE

Work hours are somewhere between 7 am and 5:30 pm dependent on the position and patient needs. Some positions may work on a Saturday rotation with hours between 7 am and 12 pm.

This position may require traveling to all of our locations.

$1000 sign on bonus with no ABOC and a $2000 sign on bonus with an ABOC!

Responsibilities:

Assist and educate patients in appropriate selection of optical goods for patient's needs. Take necessary measurements, update computer and enter information, post charges, discounts and insurance. Dispense optical goods, perform repairs and adjustments. Assist with contact lens teachings, giving instructions and documenting such. Process all orders for IEC or outside lab production. Final inspect and notify and patients when optical goods are ready to be dispensed. Assist with inventory control. Answer department telephones, provide assistance and take orders including follow-up.

Education & Experience:

  • High school graduate.
  • Optical experience
  • ABO certification is not mandatory, but opticians are encouraged to obtain certification.

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Adapt and fit corrective eyewear, including eyeglasses and contact lenses as prescribed by the ophthalmologist or optometrist.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Optical knowledge to educate patients regarding availability/use of optical products.
  • Computer skills.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to think quickly and problem solve.
  • Able to take accurate measurements.
  • Excellent sales technique