Southwest Eye Care is currently hiring for 2 positions:
Certified Ophthalmic Technician
Southwest Eye Care in Chaska is seeking a certified Ophthalmic Technician. Candidate must have 2 years experience within an ophthalmology practice and must have knowledge in refracting, assisting in surgeries and procedures, clinical diagnostic testing, and patient education. Must have excellent patient care and customer service skills and ready to work with a fun, efficient team and growing practice. Benefits available for full time. Travel is required.
Human Resource Generalist
Southwest Eye Care is seeking a part-time Human Resource Generalist to join our growing practice. Applicant is responsible for the overall Human Resource functions of the practice and must be willing to travel between our clinics.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides support to employees and managers in the handling of all human resources related activities which may include: employee relations, fielding employee questions or concerns, communication and the interpretation of policies and procedures.
• Supports and serves as a liaison between employees and management.
• Provides counsel to employees and management to maintain a productive and positive work environment, including development planning, coaching, etc.
• Effectively manages employee Leaves of Absence, Short-Term Disability, FMLA requests, Workers Compensation issues, OSHA requirements, Relocation, PTO issues, and unemployment claims.
• Conducts employee investigations as needed and ensure timely and responsible resolutions and consult with appropriate legal counsel as needed.
• Coordinates programs to attract qualified candidates through the design and placement of position announcements, advertising, and/or participation in job fairs.
• Coordinates hiring process, including but not limited to recruits and interviews candidates; provides management with hiring recommendations; conducts background and reference checks, negotiates salary offers, and issues job confirmation letters, new employee orientation, and other internal communication.
• Conducts exit interviews with employees; communicates findings to management.
• Conducts ongoing information and training sessions to develop employees and provide support and problem resolution.
• Coordinates distribution/communication of projects including but not limited to Employee Policy handbook, Simple IRA open enrollment, and employee recognition.
• Oversees payroll-related functions including but not limited to processing new hires, termination status changes, tax changes, wage garnishments, deductions, and direct deposit. Assists with the review, verification, and processing of payroll data. Responds to all payroll-related inquiries.
• Travel to other clinics required.
• Performs other related duties as assigned by management
• Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent, two to four years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations.
• Basic competence in duties and tasks of supervised employees.
• Experience in recruiting and staffing.
• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
• Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
• Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
• Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
• Creative, flexible, and innovative team player.
• Commitment to excellence and high standards.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
• Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.
Job Type: Part-time
• Human Resources: 3 years