Optician - Full-Time - Private Practice - Des Plaines & Lincolnshire, IL
About the Practice
Des Plaines Eye Care Center is a full-service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Providing personal attention and professional care is the foundation of our organization, and we are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable, healthy, and well-informed at all times. If you are a personable and hardworking Optician looking to work at a practice where we truly care for our patients and always provide our best care, apply today!
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:
- A friendly personality and great customer service skills
- Team player mentality with a strong work ethic and multitasking skills
- Vision Insurance, optometry, and medical knowledge are a plus!
- Training provided - knowledge of specialty contacts a plus!
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. Employees at our practice are compensated well, receiving a competitive salary and a benefits package including one week of vacation time and paid holidays!
- Location - Des Plaines and Lincolnshire are incredible suburbs of Chicago with beautiful architecture, parks, rivers, and plenty of attractions. With their proximity to both O'Hare International Airport and the city of Chicago, our citizens have the ability to enjoy cozy and welcoming suburban life, the amenities of the city, and travel the world right in their backyard.
We look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply today here through Eyes On Eyecare!