Optician

Who we are looking for:

People who are passionate about the care of our patients, who want to be part of a team that puts our patients first, who work well with a team of professionals, and who want a successful career where your efforts make a difference. We want people who are tech-savvy, enthusiastic, care about others, and want 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

Wage Range: $17.60 – $24.25 dependent on certification

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 is a full time position. EOE

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

Responsibilities:

As our Optician, you will assist and educate patients in appropriate selection of optical goods for patient’s needs.

What You’ll Do Every Day

• Take necessary measurements
• Process orders, post charges, and enter insurance into the computer system
• Dispense optical goods, as well as perform repairs & adjustments
• Assist with contact lens teachings
• Assist with inventory control, and answer department telephones

Qualifications & Skills Needed:

• High school graduate
• Optical experience
• ABO certification is not mandatory, but opticians are encouraged to obtain certification
• Adapt and fit corrective eyewear, including eyeglasses and contact lenses as prescribed
• Excellent communication, attention to detail, and customer service skills
• Optical knowledge to educate patients regarding availability/use of optical products
• Computer skills

DISCLAIMER

Illinois Eye Center is an equal opportunity employer. We do not use personal information in our hiring process and are dedicated to hiring the person who is best suited for our jobs without any knowledge or consideration of the individual’s membership in any protected class. We are committed to promoting safety and high standards of employee performance, productivity and reliability by supporting a drug-free workplace. In order to achieve this, all finalists may be subjected to a drug test prior to being hired to assure the applicant does not currently have narcotics, sedatives, stimulants and/or other controlled substance in his/her body.

Memorial Day Holiday Hours

Saturday 5/25 – Peoria Office by Appointment Only
All Other Offices Closed

Monday 5/27 – All Offices Closed

Tuesday 5/28 – Resume Normal Hours at All Locations

Illinois Eye Center is open today, 01/23/2024, at all locations.

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Holiday Hours

Saturday, 9/2

Peoria office open by appointment only

(Pekin & Washington are always closed on Saturdays)

Monday, 9/4

All offices closed

Tuesday, 9/5

Peoria & Pekin offices resume normal hours

Note: The Washington office will remain closed for renovations until Monday, Sept 18. 2023