Southwest Eye Care is a full-service ophthalmology and optometry practice with locations in Chaska, Norwood Young America, Glencoe, Minnetonka, Hutchinson, Belle Plaine, Watertown, and Westonka/Mound. We strive to satisfy the eye care needs of our patients by offering the most up-to-date instrumentation, well trained and friendly technicians and staff, and the latest in high quality eyeglass frame and lens designs.
Southwest Eye Care is currently hiring for 3 positions:

Optometric Technician

Full-Time – Chaska, MN
Southwest Eye Care is seeking an Optometric Technician to join our Chaska clinic. We are looking for an individual who enjoys a fast-paced environment, has medical assisting or tech experience, and thrives working in a team environment. Travel to other offices required.
Responsibilities and Duties
• Patient work ups
• Performing ancillary testing
• Charting for doctors
• Ordering and dispensing contact lenses
• Performing I&R classes
• Scanning
• Backing up the front desk and optical
Three years related optical experience or customer service experience. ABO, NCLE, or COA certification preferred. CPO certification within 6 months of hire.
Health benefits, retirement plan, and a vacation package are available.


Full-time – Chaska, MN
Southwest Eye Care is seeking an Optician to join our Chaska clinic. At each Southwest Eye Care location, we believe in creating a positive experience for patients. Our energy as a team transfers through to patient care, resulting in our patients leaving with a smile. Candidates must enjoy working with people in a fast-paced environment, have excellent communication skills, be attentive to details, and thrive working with a team.
Responsibilities and Duties
• Styling and ordering patient eyeglasses
• Dispensing contacts and eyeglasses
• Repairing eyeglasses
• Administering minor accounts receivable functions including billing for product and services, entering payments from patients, and reconciling daily monies received
• Front desk tasks (scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out, insurance verification)
As an ambitious self-starter, this person will guide our patients through the eyecare process while building lasting relationships. We will train the right candidate. Three years optical experience or customer service experience required. ABO and NCLE certifications preferred. CPO certification after 6 months of hire.
Health benefits, retirement plan, and a vacation package are available. Paid training. Professional certification reimbursement available.


Full-time – Belle Plaine, MN
Southwest Eye Care is seeking an Optometrist to join our clinical practice. This individual will work half-time in Belle Plaine and half-time in our other clinics, as needed. We are looking for a person who enjoys a fast-paced environment and has experience performing eye exams, diagnosing and treating eye diseases, prescribing eyeglasses or contact lenses, fitting contact lenses, performing pre- and post-operative care, and emergency eye care. Must have exceptional communication, interpersonal, and people management skills.
Required Experience
• Doctor of Optometry
• Current license in the state of Minnesota
• 3 years experience in health care industry
We offer a competitive compensation package that includes health insurance, retirement, and PTO.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.

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