Careers at Kennedy Vision Health Center

At Kennedy Vision Health Center, we care deeply about our patients and the team of providers and staff who care for them. Our mission is to be a respected center for personalized eye care for all, and we’re always looking for new, motivated people to help us achieve that!

Kennedy Vision Health Center Eye Doctors in Elk River, MN

Why Work at
Kennedy Vision Health Center?

A Passionate Team and a Happy Work Environment

At Kennedy Vision Health Center we work together as a team to create a positive experience for our patients. We’re brought together by our shared goal of providing the highest quality eye care to our community, and we find the best way to do that is to play to our team members’ strengths. As a part of the KVHC team, we’ll make sure you have everything you need to grow and succeed in your career.

Comprehensive Benefits

Like our patients, we treat our team members like family, and we’re proud to provide a generous benefits package to show how much we appreciate them! Our perks include:

  • Paid holidays: We offer six paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation: Everyone on staff is instantly awarded 80 hours of PTO and can then earn up to 160 hours. You may carry over up to five days each year, or cash out the extra!
  • Retirement plan: All staff are automatically enrolled in our matching 401k retirement plan to help them prepare for retirement.
  • Health insurance: We offer generous medical and dental plans, and we’ll even cover half of your premiums! Our in-house vision benefits include free eye exams and a free pair of eyeglasses every year.
  • Flexible schedules: We promote a healthy work-life balance by scheduling to your needs — and you’ll never have to work on a weekend!
  • Discounts: You’ll enjoy robust employee discounts and vision benefits on all products and services, for not just yourself, but your family as well.
  • Professional development: We believe in continued growth and education, so we’ll reimburse the cost of your ABO certification, NCLE Certification, Paraoptometric Certification, and more.
  • Uniform allowance: You’ll receive $160 twice a year for your work attire, plus full access to unlimited ordering of exclusive KVHC merchandise!

Cultivate Specialized Skills in a Growing Industry

The vision industry is always evolving as new technology comes along and new discoveries are being made, which makes this a great time to join the field. As an employee of Kennedy Vision Health Center, you’ll be at the heart of that excitement. We’ll help you gain experience and develop skills that will take you far — all while impacting patients’ lives in a meaningful way!

Do We Sound Like a
Good Fit for You?

Our Amazing Team

We’ve created a space where our employees look forward to helping our patients, because we understand the importance of a happy, healthy work environment. We’re proud to have created a culture of positivity and empathy between coworkers because it helps us champion a healthy work-life balance and foster personal growth. If you want to be part of a crew of incredible, caring people who work together, you’ll find it right here!

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Positions that We Hire For!

  • Patient Care Coordinator
  • Billing & Insurance Specialist
  • Optometric Technician
  • Optical Specialist
  • Optician
  • Optometrist

Apply Today!

If you’re interested in joining our practice, we’d love to hear from you! Please fill out the form below with all relevant information and provide a copy of your resume for us to review. Once we review your application and qualifications, we’ll get in touch if to see if you’re a good fit for any of our open roles. If you have any questions or wish to submit something that doesn’t fit the form fields, please email us at {email}.

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What Our Team is Saying

Our close-knit team loves representing Kennedy Vision Health Center — see what they’re saying about what it’s like to work here!

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- Renee Q.

“Kennedy Vision in Elk River was able to get me in for a last minute exam when I had some eye problems. Everyone there is so friendly and helpful.”

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- Douglas Y.

“Dr. Traverse and Dr. Rossow are both consummate professionals in every sense, carefully explaining the details of the exam process and options for treatments. Orrin is as fastidious as you will ever find, great with helpful tips and ensuring that you are completely satisfied. The entire staff at both locations are extremely friendly and helpful. It is very apparent that they put the customer first in all that they do. Thank you all for making the process very simple, each and every time.”

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- Jackie B.

“I always have a great experience during my annual eye exam. The staff here is so friendly and makes you feel very welcome. I have been seeing Dr Traverse for many years and although thorough explains things in layman terms. It never feels like he is rushing to get you out the door.”

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- Jill P.

“Everyone from scheduling, insurance, eye exam, and the multiple ladies helping me and my husband find glasses were amazing! They were all super helpful and friendly. Highly recommend!”

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- Deanna G.

“Very careful, thorough exam by Dr. Kennedy. Support staff is knowledgeable and efficient, friendly.”

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- Megan W.

“I made an appointment here because it was in my VSP network and ended up LOVING it. The staff, from when you walk in the door to when you get to the exam room, are friendly, welcoming and kind. Dr. B is great, and I am happy to say I have new glasses & contacts with the RIGHT prescription for the first time in my 15+ years of wearing them! I actually helped one of my patients get an appointment after he broke his glasses on accident and he loved them as well.. Highly recommend!!”

Kennedy Vision Health Center

At all our convenient locations, we’re proud to offer the highest standard of care for our patients and a collaborative work environment for all our employees. From Elk River to Plymouth, and the surrounding areas in between, you’ll find a compassionate family of professionals when you step through our doors.