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Belleville, IL, USA Req #172
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Do you love helping people?  Are you looking for a fun career?

We have an opening for an Optician/Retail Sales Associate who is highly motivated and detail-oriented. This role is primarily responsible for assisting the Optometrist inpatient care while demonstrating how we love eyes, care about the people behind them, and execute a flawless patient experience. The ideal candidate will have experience or an interest in the healthcare field with outstanding people skills. We are willing to train!

Must be able to work full-time hours, and weekends. Dress Code is business casual.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Under the guidance of the optometrist or location manager, assist with activities including but not limited to the following:
  • Answer phone calls, greet patients and schedule appointments
  • Communicating with doctors, staff, and patients
  • Educate patients on their insurance coverage and vision benefits
  • Train patients on proper contact lens use and care
  • Obtain insurance authorizations and verification of benefits
  • Accurately post charges for exam fees, co-pays, and products sold
  • Assist in frame styling and eyewear selection
  • Assist other members of the team as needed to reach individual and team goals
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to do basic math
  • Team player with good interpersonal and listening skills
  • Passion for self-improvement and continuing education
  • Must be flexible to accommodate schedule change(s) on short notice to fulfill business needs and have availability to work Saturdays
  • ABO/NCLE/CPOA preferred but not required
  • 1+ years’ experience in optical/optometry industry preferred but not required

Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Belleville, IL, USA