As we continue to grow at WVEC, we will have fantastic career opportunities in the future. Below is a brief description of all the positions we offer at WVEC. Current job openings will be posted here as well.
Current Open Positions:
Full-Time Optometrist Needed-Beckley Practice!
We are seeking an additional Optometrist to join the WVEC team! Full-time schedule (Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm) working out of our very busy Beckley office. This is a fast-growing multi-specialty practice with a great reputation throughout the community. Extremely proactive marketing directive. 40,000 patient visits and over 5,000 major surgical procedures per year. This practice has the latest technology, certified technicians, and experienced management team. This is an opportunity to be busy immediately with an eye-care practice that continues to expand. Southern West Virginia is a beautiful place to live, with a wide variety of food, art, music and the great outdoors and is rich in history and culture. You have the opportunity to live right by a National Park, the famous New River Gorge which offers incredible hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, mountain biking and more! Competitive salary, bonus structure, 401k, health and dental insurance, continuing education assistance. Buy-in consideration after 2-years with the company. -West Virginia Board of Optometry License -Current, full and unrestricted license to practice optometry in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the U.S. -Degree of doctor of optometry resulting from a course of education in optometry. Approved schools include schools or colleges of optometry listed as accredited by the Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association. -Successfully passed the examinations of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. The practice has 6 locations including Charleston, Beckley, Belle, Saint Albans, Point Pleasant and Ripley West Virginia. This includes five Optical shops. This is a fast growing, multi-specialty practice with a great reputation throughout the community. 40,000 patient visits and over 5,000 major surgical procedures per year. This practice has the latest technology, certified technicians, and an experienced management team. Interested candidates can email their resume directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Ophthalmic Assistants aid our Ophthalmologists and Optometrists by obtaining medical records, performing preliminary eye functioning testing and explaining to patients about medication or procedures. Our Ophthalmic Assistants work closely with our doctors, gathering patient information necessary to complete a diagnosis.
Contact Lens Technicians
Our Contact Lens Technicians work directly with our Optometrists, performing various clinical duties involving contact lens and patient care. They assist with all fitting procedures with our patients.
Our Surgical Counselors organize and maintain an active surgery schedule for our Ophthalmologists. They are responsible for meeting with our patients, scheduling the surgery, discussing in detail what the patient will go through and working with our various hospitals to ensure everything is prepped for surgery day.
Our Opticians create prescription eye glasses for our patients. They complete consultations with each patient, and ensure all glasses are fit specifically to each patient through fitting procedures.
Our Front Desk team members greet all patients, schedule appointments, collect co-payments, and complete appointment reminders. They are also responsible for answering and routing calls, making transactions and keeping paper work organized.
Our Call Center team members handle all incoming and outgoing patient calls. They are responsible for maintaining our doctor’s schedules, scheduling patient appointments, mailing new patient packets, ensuring all patient notes are accurate for each appointment.
Our Billers are responsible for processing and submitting bills to insurance companies and patients for medical services. They are responsible for auditing and submitting claims for patient visits, diagnoses, and medical procedures to insurance companies, patients and other payers. They also call insurance companies to get authorization for procedures in order to guarantee the claim will be paid once submitted.