La Paz Optometric Center
Mission Viejo Optometric Center
North Tustin Ave Optometric Center
Brookhurst Optometric Center
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Join the Team at Mission Viejo Optometric Center

What We Offer

Paid Sick Days

Paid Sick Days

Caring for yourself when you’re sick is important to keeping yourself and your coworkers safe. To help you do so, we offer three paid sick days for our team members.

Paid Vacation Time

Paid Vacation Time

Depending on how long you’ve been with us, you’re eligible for 40-120 hours of paid time off to use however you want!

Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance

To help keep you well all year long, we offer a $3000 stipend as part of your yearly benefits for you to put towards your health insurance premium.

Holiday Pay

Holiday Pay

Enjoy seven paid holidays off, which include:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving (Friday)
  • Christmas Day
Vision Insurance

Vision Insurance

Protecting eyes is our practice and our mission, which is why we offer vision coverage to ensure routine and specialty eye care is easily accessible to you.

Retirement

Retirement

For our valued team members, we offer a pension along with a contribution match that makes planning your future simple and gives you peace of mind.

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Open Positions

Look through our available roles to see what your future could be like with us! If you don’t see a position that interests you, come back and check for updates in our openings. We are always accepting applications, regardless of if we’re currently hiring, so feel free to send your information and work experience for us to keep on hand!

Optician / Apprentice Optician

Full-time, Part-time Available

Salary: $40,000.00 — $60,000.00 per year (Salary range includes the value of the comprehensive benefits package)

Join our growing private practice! We need someone 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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Patient Care Specialist

Full-time

Salary: $38,000.00 — $55,000.00 per year (Salary range includes the value of the comprehensive benefits package)

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 Mission Viejo Optometric Center, we aim to satisfy and exceed expectations, so we’re always going the extra mile for our patients and employees. By creating a supportive, collaborative workplace and rewarding our employees with great benefits and salaries, we ensure an unmatched experience for you as a team member.

If you are someone who loves to learn, has a passion for the optometric space, and strives for excellence in all you do, we want to hear from you. When you join us, we provide in-depth training and the ability to develop your career into a fulfilling long-term profession where you get to improve patients’ quality of life daily. Don’t wait, apply today to see if our eye care family is the perfect fit for you!

 

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