Brinton Vision – Lasik St. Louis
Medical & Surgical Technician

Brinton Vision is the fastest growing LASIK provider in St. Louis and it’s our people who make the difference. Every member of the Brinton Vision team is dedicated to one goal: changing lives through the priceless gift of sight. We are actively looking for friendly, positive, and dynamic people to join our fun, fast-paced office.

Position Summary

Brinton Vision is looking to hire full-time candidates who are pre-med/pre-optometry to train as medical & surgical technician. Our goal is to hire students in their gap year(s) between college and medical/optometry school so that they can work in our office full-time (40 hours/week). The position is full-time, Monday through Friday with benefits. Typically this position entails assisting with diagnostic testing, clinical visits, surgical procedures, and scribing. We are looking for someone motivated, hard-working, outgoing and anxious to learn in our fast-paced office. On-site job training is provided and no previous experience is required.

Dr. Brinton is a fellowship trained, board certified surgeon in the area of cornea and refractive surgery. Brinton Vision is his privately owned ophthalmic clinic specializing in LASIK and vision correction surgery. Dr. Brinton graduated from Harvard Medical School and is an internationally recognized specialist in the area of LASIK and refractive surgery.

Brinton Vision has its own in-office surgical suite where we are able to perform intraocular and vision correction procedures. Student will receive both clinical and surgical experience that presents well on resumes for medical and optometry school applications.

Position Duties:

  • Take patients through and document ocular tests and measurements
  • Accurately gather patient medical information and administer eye drops
  • In conjunction with our doctors, effectively educate patients on the benefits and risks of Brinton Vision’s seven procedures
  • Act as an effective liaison on medical questions between patient and surgeon
  • Guide patients through the logistics of scheduling and financing vision correction procedures
  • Setting up the instruments and equipment that is required for the procedure
  • Sterilizing equipment and taking an inventory to ensure there are enough supplies for surgery
  • Preparing the patient for surgery
  • Passing the Surgeon instruments and sterile supplies throughout the procedure

Skills/requirements:

  • Limited to pre-med or pre-optometry college graduates
  • Ability to be a self-starter and make decisions on your own
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and listening skills
  • Ability to stay organized in busy situations and adapt to new situations
  • A positive attitude every day to share with staff and patients
  • Sense of humor: we like to have fun while we work hard
Brinton Vision is a mission-driven company. We offer competitive pay, benefits, significant growth opportunity within the company, eye care discounts, paid gym membership, 4 days/week work options, and other exciting programs for our most valuable asset: our people!