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Optometric Technician Job – Troy, IL 27219

Why You’ll Love This Job

If you are a professional who is interested in building a career in the optometry field, look no further. Your experience and drive put you in the lead for Unger Eye Care’s full time Optometric Technician position in Troy, IL!

At Unger Eye Care, you will work with an amazing team in a fun atmosphere under the guidance of great leadership. No optometry experience? No problem! Take advantage of our on-the-job training and continuing education classes to learn the skills you need to grow a successful Optometric Technician career. This role would include scribing for the doctors appx. 18 hours per week. The other 18-20 hours per week would be working as an optical technician. The duties of a scribe include notating doctors notes during patient’s exam into patient record during exam, enter coding and billing for services, sending communication to doctor, pharmacy and staff, review charts for testing completion,
Must be detail oriented and possess good language skills. Candidate will need to be available to work a flexible schedule. We offer a competitive comprehensive compensation package including: training, ongoing education and for full time status medical insurance, vision care, paid holidays, paid time off and retirement plan.

Optometric Technician Responsibilities

  • Gather information about a patient’s vision history
  • Perform pre-examination testing
  • Assist the Optometrist as needed
  • Help patients choose the perfect eyewear
  • Educate patients about contact lens insertion, removal, care and replacement

Optometric Technician Qualifications

  • Professional office experience  
  • Efficient, organized and resourceful
  • Excellent people skills with a calming presence
  • Computer literate w/ a strong typing speed
  • Optometric Tech/optical industry experience preferred

Type: Full Time (Hourly)