Optometric Technician

Uptown Family Vision in Park Ridge is growing! We are a family-oriented optometry office and optical boutique, located conveniently across the street from the Metra, and we are seeking a friendly and outgoing individual to join our team! Our ideal candidate is seeking long term growth with a company and not "just a job."

Job Duties:

  • Assist doctor with patient care
  • Perform diagnostic testing, including but not limited to autorefraction, tonometry, lensometry, blood pressure, visual fields, and corneal topography
  • Record patient data in electronic health records
  • Instruct patients in contact lens insertion and removal training
  • Greet and welcome patients
  • Schedule appointments
  • Answer phones and emails
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Verify insurance and vision plan eligibility and benefits
  • Manage contact lens inventory
  • Contribute to social media presence
  • Potential marketing opportunities
  • Anything else needed to keep the office running efficiently

Qualifications:

  • Optical/optometry experience required
  • High-energy and bubbly personality
  • Eager to learn new skills and demonstrate proficiency
  • Computer savvy
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Excellent phone presence
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Willingness to take initiative to improve office efficiency
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

Uptown Family Vision offers paid training, competitive pay, and great hours! We offer a warm and friendly environment, and we are in the business of taking care of our patients. If you want to be a part of our team, please send your resume, hourly wage expectations, and a brief description of yourself to hello@uptownfamilyvision.com.  We look forward to hearing from you soon!