Optician - Full-Time/Part-Time - Private Practice - Chicago, IL

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Urban Eyecare
Chicago, IL
Private practice
Based on experience
Full-time, Part-time

Optician - Full-Time/Part-Time - Private Practice - Chicago, IL

About the Practice

Urban Eyecare is a small, independent private practice where we value offering compassionate, personalized care and not rushing through patients. We’ve been a part of the fantastic Chicago community for 16 years and are known for our great customer service and a great selection. Thanks to this, we have developed a patient base of many returning patients and families, and our practice continues to grow. We’re looking to bring on a new optician to assist as we grow and continue providing the same quality of care!

What You’ll Do:

As an optician in our practice, your regular duties will include

  • Receive our customers' prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses from our Doctors of Optometry, 
  • Pre-test patients and take eyewear measurements and adjust eyewear to ensure a good fit
  • Understanding our products and familiarity with sales so that you can educate patients about their eyewear options and assist them in selecting eyeglass frames and lenses that work best for their needs
  • Clerical and administrative duties, including but not limited to: answering calls, verifying Insurances, submitting lab orders, scheduling appointments, and vision and insurance billing 

What You’ll Need:

  • Experience with vision insurance
  • A friendly personality and great customer service skills
  • Team player mentality with a strong work ethic and multitasking skills
  • High accountability and ownership of the position
  • A self-starting work ethic with the ability to multi-task

Why You’ll Love this Opportunity

  • Environment -  This is the perfect opportunity for an optician looking for growth professionally and personally. Our practice handles many medical exams, specialty exams, and contact lens fittings, so an optician who joins us will be able to work with and help a wide patient demographic.
  • Compensation -  We offer a competitive salary of $18+/HR, as well as incentives, and a benefits package including: 
    • Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • 401K with percentage company match

We look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply today here through Eyes On Eyecare! 

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