Looking for Experienced Optometric Technician/Optician for a growing Optometric practice in Mobile, Alabama.
Southern Vision Care is seeking a full time Optometric Technician/Optician. We are a fast-paced Independent Optometric practice and we are excited for the opportunity to add a new member to our team!
Our practice is located on the beautiful Gulf Coast in Mobile, Alabama. We pride ourselves in offering state-of-the-art technology and excellent, personalized patient care. With over 18 years of experience, Dr. Shirey and his entire team utilize expert knowledge of the latest advances in premium prescription eyewear, contact lenses, and comprehensive eye health. This enables us to help our patients achieve and maintain clear, comfortable vision.
What we are looking for:
The ideal candidate would possess superior patient care and customer service skills, the ability to work in a close knit team environment, and a disciplined/self-motivated attitude. In addition we are looking for a candidate with prior experience as an Optometric Technician and/or Optician. Certifications and/or experience with OfficeMate a plus, but not required. Having an open mind and being willing to cross train will allow you to excel in this position!
Responsibilities include taking patient histories, testing patients prior to being seen by the doctor including, but not limited to: Blood pressure checks, IOP, Visual Field, Auto refractor, Retinal photos, Optomap.
In addition, this candidate would also need to be comfortable with the following: patient scheduling, patient intake, insurance verification/claim submissions, fitting and dispensing eyewear, patient checkout, managing frame and contact lens inventory.
This is a full time position with the opportunity to cross train across all facets of an Optometric office.
We offer wonderful eye health benefits as well as accrued PTO and holiday pay following a 90 day probationary period. 401K benefits also available.
Salary is based on experience.
Office hours are as follows:
Monday and Friday - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday - 11:30 am - 7:00 pm