Optician, Brunswick

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
A dispensing optician is trained to dispense and fit spectacles and other optical aids, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists.
Dispensing opticians advise patients on various types of lenses and spectacle frames, including advice on style, weight and color. They advise patients on how to wear and care for their spectacles

JOB DUTIES
• Interpreting optical prescriptions written by optometrists and being able to convert outside Ophthalmology prescriptions.
• giving advice to patients on lens type, frames and styling;
• Using the consultative sales method of asking open ended lifestyle questions to get a better understanding of the patient’s optical needs.
• taking frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning;
• trouble shooting any patient issues that may arise in regards to eyewear
• advising partially sighted patients on the use of low vision aids;
• advising patients when adjustments or repairs to spectacles are needed;
• selecting, managing and ordering glasses and other optical products
• ordering lenses from appropriate labs;
• checking lenses on delivery to ensure that they meet the required specifications;
• arranging and maintaining shop displays;
• Having an understanding of, and ability to explain vision insurance benefits to patients.
• billing lenses and frames to vision insurances
• Completing continuing education credit hours and keeping up on industry news.
• Required to attend all optical/staff meetings
• Expected to contribute by offering ideas on how to better the practice and patient experience.
• Supervising and training trainee dispensing opticians.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• ABO CERTIFIED

Optician, Lewiston

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
A dispensing optician is trained to dispense and fit spectacles and other optical aids, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists.
Dispensing opticians advise patients on various types of lenses and spectacle frames, including advice on style, weight and color. They advise patients on how to wear and care for their spectacles

JOB DUTIES
• Interpreting optical prescriptions written by optometrists and being able to convert outside Ophthalmology prescriptions.
• giving advice to patients on lens type, frames and styling;
• Using the consultative sales method of asking open ended lifestyle questions to get a better understanding of the patient’s optical needs.
• taking frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning;
• trouble shooting any patient issues that may arise in regards to eyewear
• advising partially sighted patients on the use of low vision aids;
• advising patients when adjustments or repairs to spectacles are needed;
• selecting, managing and ordering glasses and other optical products
• ordering lenses from appropriate labs;
• checking lenses on delivery to ensure that they meet the required specifications;
• arranging and maintaining shop displays;
• Having an understanding of, and ability to explain vision insurance benefits to patients.
• billing lenses and frames to vision insurances
• Completing continuing education credit hours and keeping up on industry news.
• Required to attend all optical/staff meetings
• Expected to contribute by offering ideas on how to better the practice and patient experience.
• Supervising and training trainee dispensing opticians.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• ABO CERTIFIED

 

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Audrey Laskey, alaskey@maineoptometry.com.

All other positions are currently filled. Please contact CEO Amy Landry with inquiries about other open positions. We are always accepting resumes to have on file for future openings.

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