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In order to be the best at what we do, we need the best people. Working together, our board-certified ophthalmic surgeons, optometrists, and dedicated staff make Medical Eye Center a trusted leader in eye care. As we continue to grow, we often have employment opportunities for motivated, qualified individuals interested in joining our team. We are committed to providing excellent patient care, promote a culture of accountable openness, and are dedicated to iCARE – integrity, compassion, awareness, and relationships. 

At Medical Eye Center we celebrate our achievements, lift each other up and provide an environment of opportunity for advancement in your ophthalmic career. Our high-tech practice utilizes a fully integrated EHR system, well-trained staff, and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment in a beautiful office setting with an on-site optical shop, medical spa & accredited ambulatory surgery center.

We provide an excellent benefits package with fully paid insurance coverage and paid holidays. We also invest in our team through training opportunities throughout the year. 

MEDICAL EYE CENTER OFFERS

  • Incredible open communication, team-based culture geared to support personal and professional growth
  • Employer-paid medical benefits for employees (base option paid at 100%, HSA and buy-up options co-funded with the employee)
  • Employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance policies
  • Voluntary dental insurance
  • Voluntary Aflac supplemental insurance
  • Access to pre-tax savings programs  (Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account)
  • 401K with employer matching program
  • Flexible paid time off – minimum of 3 weeks per year for full-time employees
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Robust discount program for employees and household family members including vision exams, glasses, contact lenses, LASIK, spa services, & more
  • Market-based wages paid at or above the median for industry and local market
  • Employee assistance program
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion program
  • Character building service opportunities and partnerships, including our Global Partners Program and the Klinghammer Fund
  • Employee wellness program, discounted gym membership, book club, and fun engagement activities
  • Pizza parties, annual celebrations, summer BBQs, and more

To apply for a position, please fill out and submit our employment application and complete the instructions in each opening description below.  Please also read our CEO’s description of Accountable Communication Training, which we adopted in 1999 and implement with our staff.

  1. Complete your at-will employment application here.
  2. Description of Accountable Communication Technology

Current Positions Available

Medical Eye Center is looking to add a Dispensing Optician to the team who’s ready to dive in and make an immediate impact in our organization.   

Dispensing Opticians work with a diverse team of optical staff, clinical staff, and eye care providers, to ensure that patients’ corrective eyewear needs are met and expectations are exceeded. A person in this role thrives on delighting patients by helping them select eyewear that will enhance their lifestyle by providing optimal vision and styling that will boost their confidence.  

The ideal candidate has experience in a retail or optical environment and boasts a successful record of producing exceptional sales results without compromising integrity. You collaborate well with others, you have excellent communication skills, you are driven to deliver remarkable customer service, and you are constantly looking to further develop your skills.  

Competitive wages and benefits are included.  
Pay range: $16-$20/hr with additional sales incentive. 

Accepting both full-time and part-time applicants. Experience is preferred but not required.  We are willing to train exceptional candidates. 

View the full job description here 

To apply for this position

Complete and submit your employment application here.

 

Our technicians are at the heart of our core purpose at MEC, which is to care for patients in a truly special way.  Our technicians comprise a unique powerhouse team grounded in technical skill and human connection. These individuals support our patients throughout their eye health journey by working closely with doctors and collaborating with team members across departments, in order to craft a remarkable patient experience.

The ideal candidate is organized, energetic, compassionate, has outstanding communication skills, and is passionate about delivering incredible customer service. A person in this role will work directly in patient care.  He/she will interview patients about their concerns and goals, collect medical information, complete measurements and special testing, scribe during doctor examination, and coordinate communication and care elements with outside facilities. 

At MEC, we firmly believe that our culture and our team are the most powerful elements of our organization, which is why we look for a certain caliber of candidate. If you answer “yes” to the following questions, we encourage you to review the job description below and consider joining the MEC technician team:

  • Do you have a brain built for problem-solving?
  • Do you thrive when collaborating with a team to overcome challenges?
  • Are you one of the few who don’t just adapt to change, but embrace it?
  • Are you someone who constantly seeks a better way to do things?
  • Do you take pride in delighting others?
  • Does the opportunity for both personal and professional development excite you?
  • Are you passionate about being a part of the gift of sight?

Although we prefer experienced technicians, we will gladly train an inexperienced teammate with the skills and attributes that we value.

The wage range for technicians is $16.00/hour to $26.00/hour.  Many of our employees have made a career out of this role. 

View the full job description here

To apply for this position
Complete and submit your employment application here.

Our Patient Counselors are the experience guides of MEC, helping patients navigate through every step of the process from consultation to post-operative care with compassion, enthusiasm, and patience. Patient Counselors are steeped in MEC’s foundational tenets of integrity, commitment, awareness, relationships, and empathy. These friendly and knowledgeable liaisons help educate patients on various surgical options, working to understand each patient’s unique goals and reservations, and helping to overcome any barriers holding them back from a better quality of life. 

The ideal candidate is organized, compassionate, has outstanding communication skills, with prior experience in sales, and is passionate about delivering incredible customer service. A person in this role will work directly in patient care. They will interview patients about their goals and concerns, provide education about various procedures (LASIK, Premium Cataract Surgery, Collagen Crosslinking, LipiFlow, etc), assist with financial arrangements, and schedule procedures and pre/post-operative care. Patient Counselors also act as a communication point person for individuals considering a procedure or who have recently had one and have questions. 

At MEC, we firmly believe that our culture and our team are the most powerful elements of our organization, which is why we look for a certain caliber of candidates. If you answer “yes” to the following questions, we encourage you to review the job description below and consider joining the MEC team: 

  • Do you have a brain built for problem-solving?
  • Do you love working with people and thrive in delivering remarkable experiences?
  • Do you thrive when collaborating with a team to overcome challenges?
  • Do you take pride in delighting others?
  • Does the opportunity for both personal and professional development excite you?
  • Are you passionate about being a part of the gift of sight?

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Answer phone inquiries in an efficient and effective manner. 
  • Utilize phone scripts. 
  • Conduct patient consultations via Zoom or in-office with emphasis on converting patients to surgery. 
  • Make confirmation and reminder calls. 
  • Follow-up calls from patient consultations and seminar leads. 
  • Assist and attend elective surgery seminars and events. 
  • Track personal conversion rates monthly. 
  • Interact with patients/family day of the procedure. 

Interact with referring and co-managing doctor’s offices. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Well organized and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time quickly and accurately. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required to work closely and effectively with doctors, clinic staff and understanding patient needs. 
  • Ability to remain personable and empathetic with the patient’s needs and concerns. 
  • Ability to work independently “and” as a valued member of the team. 
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from patients. Listen attentively. 
  • Ability to follow established protocols. 
  • Demonstrates flexibility in job assignments. 
  • Strong communication skills are required to effectively explain laser vision correction, help patients to realize their lifestyle goals, and guide them through a decision-making process. 
  • Work processing and Computer skills. 
  • High School diploma or equivalent. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $16.00 – $22.00 per hour 

To apply for this position   
Complete and submit your employment application here.  

Our team of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses play an integral role in helping our patients see the world differently.
Working alongside our surgeons and collaborating with our care team, our RNs / LPNs ensure that each patient feels seen, heard, and genuinely cared for throughout their surgical journey. They keep our operations running smoothly and care for our patients with medical expertise and compassionate, human connection.

The ideal candidate is organized, attentive to details, has outstanding communication skills, and above all, is compassionate. This person will work directly with patients in pre and post-operative settings as well as intra-operative care and circulating in the operating room. He/she will interview patients, collect and review medical and health information, monitor vital signs, carry out treatment plans, assist with patient positioning, provide support to surgical team, ensure asepsis of field and technique, and coordinate communication and care elements with other team members and patient family members.

At MEC, we firmly believe that our culture and our team are the most powerful elements of our organization, which is why we look for a certain caliber of candidate.

If you answer “yes” to the following questions, we encourage you to consider joining the MEC RN / LPN team:
• Do you have a brain built for details?
• Do you thrive when collaborating with a team to execute a smooth and seemingly effortless end result?
• Are compassion and accountability at the top of your values set?
• Are you one of the few who don’t just adapt to change, but embrace it?
• Are you passionate about being a part of the gift of sight?

Although we prefer experience in an outpatient or same-day surgery center, post-anesthesia care, or critical care, we are willing to train a less experienced RN /LPN with the skills and attributes that we value.

We are hiring for full-time positions.

The wage range for RNs/LPNs is $32.00/hour to $41.00/hour.  

To apply for this position   
Complete and submit your employment application here.  

Our special testing technicians are the information collectors who support our mission to deliver exceptional eye care.  These individuals guide patients during testing, help to ease the anxiety that many patients experience, while simultaneously paying close attention to the details of the test they are completing for our doctors. 

The ideal candidate is organized, compassionate, communicates well, and has great attention to detail. A person in this role will work directly in patient care-assisting patients with positioning, collecting medical information, preparing, sanitizing and calibrating equipment, and completing accurate measurements and special testing. 

We firmly believe that our culture and our team are the most powerful elements of our organization – which is why we look for a certain caliber of candidate. If you answer “yes” to the following questions we encourage you to review the job description below and consider joining the MEC technician team: 

  • Do you love helping others?  Are you someone who constantly seeks a better way to do things? 
  • Do you find contentment in repetition of tasks?
  • Does the opportunity for both personal and professional development excite you?
  • Are you passionate about being a part of the gift of sight?

No experience required.  We will gladly train a new teammate with the right attributes. 

The starting wage for special testing technicians is $15.00/hour.

Over time, many special testing technicians advance to become certified ophthalmic technicians or lead technicians with wages ranging up to $26.00/hour. 

To apply for this position
Complete and submit your employment application here.