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Why You’ll Love This Job

Do you enjoy interacting and connecting with patients? Are you passionate about providing best-in-class patient care? Then, join the Unger Eye Care team today in this Optometric Technician job. We have locations in Troy and Edwardsville, IL.
 
As the Optometric Technician, you would be expected to maintain a professional and friendly attitude as you guide patients through optical testing to determine their visual abilities, followed by helping them make important decisions about the various types of eyewear available. 

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Potential for performance-based bonuses
  • Eyewear and eye care benefits
  • Opportunity to offer a unique eye wellness approach to eyecare
  • Access to specialty services and products exclusive to our area

Salary Range: $15-$18
 
When you join Unger Eye Care, you become part of a close-knit team that shares your passion for providing care with a personal touch. Here, you will work alongside leaders who value your personal life and will support and encourage you daily. Bring your passion for providing exceptional patient care, and you will build a career you love in this Optometric Technician job at our Troy and Edwardsville, IL locations.   
 
Join the Unger Eye Care team and apply for our Optometric Technician job today! 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet all office guests in a professional and friendly manner.  
  • Gather preliminary data through patient pretest, such as documenting chief complaints, gathering patient’s medical history, measuring visual acuity, eye movement, interocular pressure (IOP), retinal photos, visual fields, and optical coherence tomography (OCT).  
  • Educate the patient throughout the prescreening process about what each machine is testing for and provide instructions to provide accurate test results.  
  • Accurately and efficiently document the results of pretesting into the current EHR program.  
  • Educate and instruct the patient on insertion, removal, and proper care of contact lenses.  
  • Assist the Optometrist as needed during examinations. 
  • Assist the patient in making decisions about frames and lenses. 
  • Assist other members of the team when needed and available.  

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 1-3 years prior optometric technician experience preferred 
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to multitask 
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.  
  • Interest in healthcare 
  • Strong communication skills.  
  • Must present a professional appearance 

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 131496