Meet the Staff

At Eyecare Professionals, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our Mandan patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

Our Mandan optometry professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our Mandan staff and make an appointment.

Mandan Staff

  • Rita
    Rita
    Office Manager/Insurance Specialist (Mandan)

    Rita has been at Eyecare Professionals keeping our staff and doctors organized and the office running smoothly for over 30 years. She diligently files all insurance claims and is knowledgeable with insurance plans offered to patients.  You may also find her friendly face out front working many days. On her off time, she enjoys gardening, crafts and spending time with family.

  • Mary
    Mary
    Registered Nurse

    Mary Helmers is a Registered Nurse. She is a native of Solen, ND and completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Mary. Mary began her career with Custer District Health Unit, followed by ten years in Pediatric and Adult Oncology as an Oncology Certified Nurse, 5 years with the Department of Human Services as administrator of the State Review Team, and 5 years as a Certified Nurse Case Manager for ND Workforce Safety and Insurance before joining the team at Dry Eye Consultants, a Division of Eyecare Professionals.

  • Jolene
    Jolene
    Optical Sales/Ordering

    Jolene has been with Eyecare Professionals for over 30 years. She is responsible for optical sales and ordering. Her friendly attitude may greet you at the reception desk or in our eye wear area. She enjoys assisting patients with all eyewear questions, and helping pick out the perfect eyewear to fit everyone's style. Jolene enjoys her free time spending time with her family.

  • Rose
    Rose
    Optical Frames

    Rose joined the Eyecare team over 24 years ago. She assists patients with frame selection, as well as discussing different lens styles and options to fit each individual's needs. She also assists with contact lens fittings. Rose enjoys having a good laugh with patients. She enjoys spending time with her love ones and going four wheeling, camping, and fishing with her family. 

  • chelsea
    Chelsea
    Patient Services

    Chelsea joined the Eyecare Professional team in June of 2012. She can be found greeting patients with her friendly smile at the front desk or booking appointments via phone. Chelsea also assists with thoroughly testing patients prior to seeing the optometrist and enjoys taking time to carefully pick out frames that fit each patient's needs and style in the optical shoppe. In her spare time, she enjoys chasing her boys around to sports and staying on the go!

  • Jayre
    Jayre
    Patient Services

    Jayre came to our staff in the summer of 2011. She answers phones and schedules exams for patients. She can also be found pretesting a patient before an exam and performing special testing when needed. In time away from the office she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. 

  • nichole
    Nichole
    Office Assistant

    Nichole joined the Mandan Eyecare team in April of 2019. She wants to hear about your dry eyes as she helps pre-test patients in the dry eye clinic, as well as communicating concerns to the doctors and educating patients on continuing dry eye care. When she's not running the Cornea 550 machine, she's snowmobiling with her husband, at the library, or watching football with her husband and their cat.

  • Rachel
    Katelyn

    Katelyn joined the Eyecare team in June of 2021. She does the pre-testing of each patient prior to their exam and communicates any questions or concerns to the doctors. When not at work she enjoys spending time with family, friends, or running around and going on walks with her 2 cats. 

  • Rachel
    Rachel

    Rachel joined the Eyecare Professionals team in August of 2020. She assists patients with their frame and lens choices. She also welcomes patients at the reception desk. Rachel enjoys traveling, decorating homes, and spending time outdoors with her husband and 2 German Shepards. 

Washburn Staff

  • jodi
    Jodi
    Patient Services

    Jodi came to our office December of 2011. She preforms a variety of tasks to assist the optometrist such as the initial testing to prepare the patient for their eye exam, record medical histories and ensuring the equipment and testing areas are clean and well sanitized.

  • cindy
    Cindy
    Office Assistant/Insurance Specialist

    Cindy has been at Eyecare Professionals for over 30 years in our Washburn location. She files insurance and is knowledgeable with insurance plans. She also works at the reception area scheduling appointments and in the optical department to assist you with ordering eyeglasses. She also assists with contact lens dispensing. Cindy is happy to help you with your eyecare needs.


Hazen Staff

  • Desi
    Desi
    Office Assistant/Insurance Specialist

    Desi joined the Hazen staff in 2002. She files insurance, works at the reception area scheduling appointments as were as in the optical department to assist with the ordering of glasses. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.

  • Renee
    Renee
    Office Assistant

    Renee joined us at the Hazen location in August 2018. She does all of the pre-testing of each patient prior to their exam. Renee enjoys antiquing with her husband, and also has 2 daughters and one granddaughter to spend time with.

Location

Hours of Operation

Hazen Location

Monday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Washburn Location

Monday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 PM

Tuesday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 PM

Friday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 PM

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Mandan Location

Monday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Hazen Location

Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Washburn Location

Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Mandan Location

Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday
Closed