Optometric Technician (No weekends)

St. Louis
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Optometric Technician (No weekends)
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35635
Hiring Department College of Optometry Responsibilities
  • Assist with opening and closing procedures in the dispensary each day
  • Assist patients with frame selection, fitting, lens selection and measuring
  • Complete lab orders, insurance verification and authorizations
  • Compute and collect patient order balances
  • Verify prescription glasses and notify patients when eyewear is ready for pick up.
  • Enter eyeglass and contact lens orders in practice management software
  • Dispense, adjust and repair eyewear
  • Review lab invoices and patient financial records for accuracy
  • Assist with front desk functions including: patient scheduling, registration, insurance verifications, scanning and collection of fees
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned
Minimum QualificationsA high school diploma or equivalent and one year of relative experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum two years of customer service experience and a minimum of two years experience in optical dispensing and working with Vision Care insurance.
  • Experience working with online insurance vendors highly desired.
Minimum Salary$14.00/hr

Application Deadline
March 23, 2021 Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about how applicants apply, please call (314) 516-5805, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please email mailto:[email protected].

Benefit Summary

The University of Missouri, St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including; health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation & sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee & dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefit, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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