St Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center Celebrates 30 Years

St Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center Celebrates 30 Years

In 1980 Dr. Anthony Limoncelli opened Community Eye Center to serve the eye health needs of the community. In 1988 Dr. Joseph Spadafora, DO joined CEC and in1994 Dr. Eric Schaible joined Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s.

In 1989 the CEC office relocated to its Port Charlotte location at 21275 Olean Blvd. and opened their on-site eye only surgery center, St. Lucy’s Outpatient Surgery Center. St. Lucy’s was the first outpatient ophthalmic surgery center in Charlotte County. Dr. Spadafora performed the first surgery at St. Lucy’s. 
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Thirty years ago Dr. Limoncelli and I embarked on a journey to create an 'evolving,' 'state of the art' surgery center. With a staff dedicated to safe and up to date surgical advances, our Physicians are providing the latest technology in a warm and heartfelt atmosphere. Proven surgical advances are embraced by all physicians at Community Eye Center/St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center. Our patients are treated like family by our empathetic surgeons and staff.

Dr. Joseph W. Spadafora, DO
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I have been fortunate enough to be a part of St. Lucy’s for 25 of the 30 years….what a gem. A dedicated full time staff of doctors, nurses and technicians all dedicated exclusively to eye surgery; from trauma to cataracts, cornea, glaucoma, retina and oculoplastic. We offer unsurpassed commitment to advances in health care providing modern, efficient care with compassion and empathy. The Real Deal if you need eye surgery. Clean, modern, technically advanced, committed to excellence at every level.

Dr. Eric R. Schaible, MD, FACS


Careers At Community Eye Center

Join our patient-focused work family!  You will enjoy enhancing the lives of patients we serve as well as a work culture to be proud of! We set the bar high in our search for the right talent to join this incomparable team. 

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Ophthalmic / Optometric Technician| Full-time & Part-time

Ophthalmic / Optometric Technician| Full-time & Part-time

2+ years experience currently is required. Hiring incentive such as relocation, tuition repayment, or sign-on bonus may be available.
Ophthalmic / Optometric Technician Requirements:

· Must have 2+ years of clinical ophthalmic / optometric experience
· Must be caring and committed to our patients and co-workers
· Must be patient-focused
· COA+ preferred, not required
Ophthalmic / Optometric Technician Responsibilities:

· Will gather patient information, perform testing, triage patients, and assist physicians
· Additional responsibilities will include instrument maintenance and administrative tasks such as maintaining clean and stocked procedure rooms.
It is our policy to implement fair win/win employment strategies and actions that reflect our patient-focused culture, commitment to healthy work/life balance, and staff appreciation.

**Incumbents of this position will be required to submit to a post-offer urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use and on an ongoing basis after hire, as directed. Travel to satellite clinics in North Port or Venice may be required.

We are looking for FT and PT. We are also willing to consider seasonal possibilities.

Our total compensation for all Full-time openings includes:

· Health insurance-FREE to employee
· Short term disability-FREE to employee
· Telemedicine-FREE to employee and immediate family
· Life Insurance Coverage-FREE to employee
· Employee assistance Program-Free to employee
· Paid Holidays
· Paid time off
· Uniform Allowance
· Routine Vision exam-FREE to employee and immediate family
· Vision care discounts
· Retirement plan-with Company match
· Voluntary Dental insurance
· Voluntary Long term Disability
· Voluntary Supplemental insurances
· Voluntary Life insurance
· Voluntary Identity Theft insurance
· Voluntary Legal insurance
· Professional development assistance

Open Positions At Community Eye Center

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