OFFICE REOPENING NOTICE:

COVID-19 UPDATE Effective 11/1/20: Our office is working under normal hours of operation and normal services. We require masks and check-in is curbside. We require completion of online check-in forms for all exams which are available here on our website under PATIENTS>PATIENT FORMS>PATIENT INTAKE FORMS. Please reschedule your appointment if you are sick. Thank you!

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Employment

Employment Opportunities at Vision Source of Colby


Front Desk/Receptionist Needed

Join our Colby practice at our front desk as our Receptionist!  

This is a full time position Monday through Friday, greeting patients and answering phone calls.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  1. Schedule appointments: gather patient information to create computer records.
  2. Check in patients: present office payment policies, HIPAA required paperwork, obtain or update crucial patient information including insurance information, maintain flow of patient movement with doctors and staff.
  3. Check out patients: must be able to summarize procedures and associated costs, collect patient payments, schedule upcoming appointments, check for accuracy of superbills, charges and recall information.
  4. Prepare patient superbills in advance of appointments.
  5. Schedule patients for related appointments with other professionals (i.e. ophthalmologists, etc.).
  6. Backup assistance to opticians – including assisting patients in frame and lens selections, fitting and dispensing of glasses and repairing glasses, being knowledgeable on all types of lenses and optical products to best suit a patient’s needs.
  7. Assist with various monthly office mailings (recalls, special events, etc).
  8. Filing as needed.
  9. Assisting doctors and office manager with other duties as assigned.

The receptionist must be a friendly, out-going, organized individual who assists patients, doctors and staff.  This individual must often multi-task while always maintaining the front desk as both friendly and efficient.  The receptionist is usually the first and last person the patient sees in our office, so she must view herself as an ambassador/ representative of the practice and be willing to be constantly energized to meet patients’ needs in a friendly, professional manner.

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, from 8 am – 5 pm.  Benefits may include health insurance, cafeteria plan contribution, 401 (K) retirement plan, term life insurance, holiday pay and paid personal time off.  Eye care and optical benefits for employee and spouse and/or dependent children are also included.

We are very busy taking excellent care of our patients, so please no phone calls during business hours.  Please email a cover letter and resume along with three work references to the HR Manager at bcejda@eyeclinic.com.  Please put “VS Employment” in the subject line.  Receipt of resume and cover letter will be acknowledged by return email.  All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.  


Optometric Assistant Needed

Join our practice as an Optometric Assistant – we are willing to train!

Posted May 20, 2021
Download a copy of the job description here.

Vision Source of Colby is seeking an Optometric Assistant. The primary role of the Optometric Assistant is to assist the Optometrist and is involved in direct patient care. This position is full-time and, for the right candidate and if interested, may include responsibilities in a dual role as Vision Therapy Assistant (please see Vision Therapy Assistant job description).

What makes a great Optometric Assistant?

  • Having a passion for helping people of all ages
  • Good technical and computer skills and typing speed of at least 50 wpm
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent customer/patient service skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work in both individual and team settings

What experience is required?

We are willing to train strong candidates. Helpful assets include a great aptitude for learning and a genuine positive outlook. Previous medical or optometric office experience is a plus.

Job Responsibilities

  • Pre-testing – utilizing state-of-the-art technology
  • Gathering patient and health information
  • Assisting Optometrists with eye exams
  • Training patients in contact lens insertion and removal
  • Assisting receptionists and opticians
  • Scheduling and charting

Benefits

This position is full time (40 hrs per week). Our office hours are Monday thru Friday (8 am – 5 pm) with occasional Saturday mornings. Benefits may include health insurance, cafeteria plan contribution, 401(K) retirement plan, term life insurance, holiday pay and paid personal time off. Eyecare and optical benefits for employee and spouse and/or dependent children are also included.

We are very busy taking excellent care of our patients, so please no phone calls during business hours. Please email a cover letter and resume along with three work references to HR Manager at bcejda@eyeclinic.com (put “Optometric Assistant” in the subject line). Receipt of resume and cover letter will be acknowledged by return email. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.


Vision Therapy Assistant Needed

Join our practice as a Vision Therapy Assistant – we are willing to train!

Posted May 20, 2021
Download a copy of the job description here.
Sky’s the Limit Vision Therapy (associated with Vision Source of Colby) is seeking a Vision Therapy Assistant. We are a growing therapy practice in need of an energetic person who is willing to work with children and adults. This position is part-time, averaging 16-24 hours each week. Candidates seeking full-time employment may be considered for a dual role as both Vision Therapy Assistant and an Optometric Assistant (please see Optometric Assistant job description).

What is Vision Therapy?

Vision Therapy treats visual problems that cannot be helped with glasses or contact lenses alone such as crossed/lazy eyes, binocular disorders, eye focusing disorders, tracking dysfunctions and visual information processing.

What makes a great Vision Therapist?

  • Having a passion for helping children and adults reach their potential
  • Strong communication skills – clearly communicating exercises and home assignments
  • Strong organizational skills

What experience is required?

We are willing to train strong candidates. Helpful assets include Associates degree or higher in education and/or background in similar field (paraprofessional, child development, special education, teaching, etc.)

Job Responsibilities

  • Direct patient care with vision therapy evaluations and sessions
  • Electronic health record charting for evaluations and sessions
  • Scheduling evaluations and sessions
  • Assisting with office duties such as making copies and scanning documents
  • Assisting with eye examinations

We are very busy taking excellent care of our patients, so please no phone calls during business hours. Please email a cover letter and resume along with three work references to HR Manager at bcejda@eyeclinic.com (put “Vision Therapy Assistant” in the subject line). Receipt of resume will be acknowledged by return email. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.