La Paz Optometric Center
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North Tustin Ave Optometric Center
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Join the Team at La Paz Optometric Center

What We Offer

Paid Sick Days

Paid Sick Days

Our employees are always encouraged to put their well-being first and to help do so, we provide six paid sick days to use when you are feeling under the weather.

Paid Vacation Time

Paid Vacation Time

Depending on your position and how long you’ve been with us, we offer up to 160 hours of paid vacation time for you to use at your leisure!
Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance

  • Preferred provider organization (PPO) insurance
  • Ability to cover your dependents
Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance

We offer dental coverage for your routine check-ups and cleanings, as well as other procedures to keep your teeth healthy!
Vision Insurance

Vision Insurance

As an optometric center, it’s our priority to ensure your eyes are in tip-top shape, which is why we offer vision insurance.
Retirement

Retirement

For our valued team members, we offer a pension that makes planning your future simple and gives you peace of mind.
Holiday Pay

Holiday Pay

Nine paid holidays off, including:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Personal “floating” holiday
  • Your birthday
  • Anniversary date of employment
Eye doctor and patient

Open Positions

Below are the roles we are currently hiring for. If we don’t have any openings for your desired position, feel free to send us your information anyway so we can keep it on file for when we have an opening!

Optician / Apprentice Optician

Full-time, Part-time Available

Salary: $40,000.00 — $60,000.00 per year

Join our growing private practice! We’re looking for someone who’s qualified and enthusiastic to come aboard our tight-knit team. We have an immediate opening for an optician or an apprentice optician and are willing to train the right person. As an optician, your focus is to create energy and excitement around products and services by providing the right solution for our patients’ lifestyle. We have been serving our community for over 50 years and need someone who will be confident in delivering outstanding customer service to our new and loyal patients. This is a type of office where every day is an opportunity to learn something new and grow. Your passion, along with full optical and sales training, will ensure your success!

Schedule: 8-hour shift

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Experience: Optical or sales: 1 year (Preferred)

Education: High school diploma with on-the-job training or apprenticeship certificate, associate’s degree, or bachelor’s degree in opticianry for career advancement

Skills

  • Outstanding customer service skills and sales ability
  • Great at written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional listener and ability to grasp patient needs and find appropriate eyewear solutions
  • Critical thinker and strong reader
  • Positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond for patients and coworkers in need
  • Readiness to learn and develop new skillsets

What You’ll Do

  • Answer phones, book appointments, data entry
  • Measure clients’ bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices
  • Evaluate prescriptions in conjunction with clients’ requirements
  • Recommend specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit client needs
  • Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions
  • Instruct clients on how to wear and care for eyeglasses
  • Glasses adjustment and repairs
  • Fabricate lenses to meet prescription specifications
  • Contact lens training
  • Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses and verify quality of finished lenses
  • Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients, using pliers and hands
  • Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments

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Customer Service Specialist / Reception

Full-time

Salary: $38,000.00 — $60,000.00 per year (contingent on experience)

We are seeking the right candidate who is looking for a long-term employment opportunity as a friendly optometric technician at our busy optometry office. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, outgoing, motivated, able to multi-task and eager to learn and grow with us and possibly make it a career. This role requires you to be able to work some Saturdays.

Compensation is based on experience, productivity and how fast you will learn and become an asset to the company. Ready to join a team that truly cares about one another and our patients? We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Candidate has to be ready to learn the basics of eyeglass adjustments and repairs, verifying eyeglass and contact lens prescription orders. The ideal candidate must enjoy working with others (patients and other employees), have excellent/polite verbal/communication skills, and can multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Schedule: 8-hour shift

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Experience: Optometry/medical office: 1 year (preferred)

Education: High school or equivalent, AA degree or some post-secondary education (preferred)

Skills

  • Great written and verbal communication
  • Excellent at multitasking and a fast learner
  • Organized self-starter
  • Collaborative worker
  • Ability to learn and adapt to various technologies (testing and otherwise)
  • Knowledge of ophthalmic terminology, eye physiology
  • Can comprehend and comply with policies and procedures associated with an ophthalmic practice, including HIPPA and the HITECH Act of 2009
  • Understanding of how to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventative healthcare measures
  • Ability to physically sit for long periods and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Specific visual abilities: close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

*(When required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

What You’ll Do

  • Test and measure patient’s acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, focus, ocular movement and color as requested by physician
  • Measure intraocular pressure of eyes with a glaucoma test, and measure axial length of the eye using ultrasound equipment
  • Use slit lamp to examine eye for abnormalities of cornea and anterior or posterior chambers
  • Apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes
  • Instruct patient in eye care, use of glasses or contact lenses, and vision therapy using eye exercises
  • Obtain and record patient’s preliminary case history
  • Adjust and repair glasses, using screwdrivers and pliers
  • Assist patient in frame selection
  • Help coworkers in fabrication of eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • Develop visual skills, near-visual discrimination, and depth perception, using developmental glasses
  • Maintain records and inventory of materials, schedule appointments, perform bookkeeping, correspondence, and filing
  • Clean instruments

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At La Paz Optometric Center, we are as committed to our employees as we are to our patients. Our quality team is committed to doing right by our patients, and that’s because we do right by them.

Our practice is proud to recognize what each person can bring to the table, and we work together for the common good by helping those in need. In addition to working in a supportive environment, we practice at a high level, so you will always have access to and learn from the industry’s best technology. If you’re ready to provide a superior patient experience and love who you work with, send your information to us for consideration today!

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