Career Opportunities in Columbia & Eldon

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Why Work at Family Focus Eyecare?

Our team is full of hard-working, fun-loving, eye care professionals. We enjoy each other’s company, are passionate about helping our patients, and have a real desire to make a difference in our community. 

Every day, we come to work ready to help people improve their lives through healthy eyes and excellent vision. All of our team members are focused on our goals—long-lasting connections with our patients, compassionate care, and excelling at what we do. 

Personal growth, competitive pay and benefits, and a supportive environment are just a few things you’ll get by working at Family Focus Eyecare. We treat our patients—and our staff—like family. 

Fill out the form below if you think you’d be a good fit for us.

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We are always on the lookout for exceptional people to join us. We have offices in both Columbia and Eldon and are keen to grow our practice and our team. 

View our current openings.

Optician

Do you enjoy helping others live their best life through proper vision? How about helping people look and feel their best? 

As an optician at Family First Eyecare, you’re often the first and last point of contact for our patients, so a customer-service focused attitude is imperative. 

We’re looking to add an optician to our team. Read on to see if we’re the right fit for you!

Who You Are

  • You have a great sense of style.
  • You love helping people look and feel their best.
  • Solving problems comes naturally to you — if a customer said “These glasses don’t fit” you’d take that as a chance to work your magic!
  • You have patience and are happy to spending as much time as needed patients to pick the perfect pair of glasses.
  • Making recommendations with confidence doesn’t scare you.
  • You’re often described as outgoing and friendly.
  • Building connections with people quickly and easily is in your skillset.
  • You believe every customer deserves to be treated like a VIP.
  • You’re known for doing what you say you’re going to do – no excuses!
  • Your reputation for honesty and integrity is legendary.
  • You take pride and ownership in your work – whatever you do, you do it well.
  • You understand that every member of the team is integral to its success.
  • Learning new things excites you.
  • Other people’s happiness is important to you.
  • Maintaining optical inventory
  • Stocking merchandise in our optical boutique
  • Ensuring the office is neat, tidy, and ready for customers
  • Completing contact lens / glasses orders for patients
  • Identifying and verifying patient prescriptions
  • Processing transations for customers
  • Recommending proper lens coatings and typese
  • Directing people to the best brands and materials for their lifestyles
  • Helping people pick out frames that suit them best, taking into account face shape, bridge fit, lifestyle, and prescription
  • Taking accurate measurements to ensure a perfect fit
  • Checking new glasses and making adjustments if necessary
  • Helping first-timers learn to use contact lenses
  • Providing education on how to look after glasses
  • Helping patients understand their insurance coverage
  • Ensuring a welcome atmosphere
  • Healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Hearing Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • An exceptional work environment
  • Unparalleled team culture

Experience is a plus, but it’s certainly not required. We offer paid training to the right person with a great attitude. As long as you have a desire to help and a love of learning, we can teach you the rest!

If you’re the perfect Optician for Family Focus Eyecare, fill out our form and apply today!

Office Technician

Are you incredibly organized? Can you keep a team of passionate people on track and running like a well-oiled machine? Is time management second nature to you?

As an Office Technician at Family First Eyecare, you’re the person responsible for making sure the ship stays on course, everyone has what they need, and things get done on time. Since we don’t have a job opening for a magician, an office technician was the next best thing!

We’re looking to add an optician to our team. Read on to see if we’re the right fit for you!

Who You Are

  • You love helping people.
  • Solving problems comes naturally to you.
  • Making decisions with confidence doesn’t scare you.
  • You’re often described as outgoing and friendly.
  • Building connections with people quickly and easily is in your skillset.
  • You believe every customer deserves to be treated like a VIP.
  • You’re known for doing what you say you’re going to do – no excuses!
  • Your reputation for honesty and integrity is legendary.
  • You take pride and ownership in your work – whatever you do, you do it well.
  • You understand that every member of the team is integral to its success.
  • Learning new things excites you.
  • Other people’s happiness is important to you.
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Greeting customers by phone
  • Answering emails within 24 hours
  • Booking patients in for appointments
  • Keeping the office running on time
  • Getting back to people in a timely fashion
  • Answering all patient questions
  • Being the face of Family Focus Eyecare
  • Ensuring a welcome atmosphere
  • Healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Hearing Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • An exceptional work environment
  • Unparalleled team culture

Experience is a plus, but it’s certainly not required. We offer paid training to the right person with a great attitude. As long as you have a desire to help and a love of learning, we can teach you the rest!

If you’re the perfect Office Technician for Family Focus Eyecare, fill out our form and apply today!

How to Apply

If you think you’re the perfect fit for Family Focus Eyecare, send us your resume and compelling cover letter. We want to know why you’re looking to join our team.

Fill out the form below and let us know you’re interested. Please note, due to the volume of applicants we can only reply to those selected for next steps. 

Visit One of Our Locations

Columbia
West Broadway

Find our Columbia West clinic in the Broadway Business park, near the Callaway Bank and the Regeneration Salon & Spa.

  • 3301 W Broadway Business Park Ct, Suite E
  • Columbia, MO 65203

Columbia
South Providence

Visit our location in South Columbia, near Sophia’s and B&B Bagel.

  • 3901 South Providence Rd
  • Columbia, MO 65203

Eldon
North Oak

Our Eldon location is on Oak Street, two blocks north of the post office and between North and High Street.

  • 115 N Oak St
  • Eldon, MO 65026

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