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Careers

Maine Optometry is always glad to attract qualified candidates. Health care professionals with a demonstrated history in the field of optometry are encouraged to get in contact with us, and we may keep your résumé on file for future positions. See our current job listings below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Optometrist- Full Time

About Our Practice

We are a growing, multi-location practice in Southern Maine looking for a full-time Optometrist to deliver exceptional and professional vision care. Our practice offers modern facilities and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, certified EHR software, on-site Optical, and experienced staff.

Optometrist Job Duties & Responsibilities

We are searching for a talented OD to join our growing practice! You’ll use your clinical and interpersonal skills to provide high-quality vision care to our patients. The ideal OD candidate is committed to delivering quality patient care and is eager to learn and develop their clinical skill set.

Your regular duties will include:
• Perform comprehensive eye exams
• Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease
• Prescribe corrective lenses
• Provide pre-and post-operative care to surgical patients
• Promote healthy vision by counseling and educating patients
• Maintain detailed patient records regarding diagnosis, treatment plans, and progress
• Handle eyecare emergencies

Optometrist Job Requirements & Qualifications
• Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
• Valid state license to practice optometry
• Ability to communicate with a wide range of patient personalities
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A strong sense of workplace professionalism and personal ethics
• Customer-service orientation with excellent interpersonal skills

We offer benefits including:

• Health insurance
• Dental insurance
• Sick time
• Vacation days
• Retirement plan
• Malpractice insurance
• Licensing fees
• Continuing education (CE)

Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, or you’re an experienced optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team!

Please contact Steve Amico, Chief Operating Officer:
508-733-7815  samico@maineoptometry.com

Central Scheduler- Gorham

Job Responsibilities

The Central Scheduler will work to efficiently and effectively schedule Maine Optometry patients for all exams and services provided throughout the various practice locations. The scheduler will be organized and detail oriented in understanding the specific scheduling needs for each doctor and practice location. Excellence in customer service and relations is essential.

 

Job Duties

  • Schedules all patients for optical procedures and exams including specialty testing.
  • Ensures the prevention of double-booking procedures by the identification of available time increments as defined by the practice location and attending OD.
  • The scheduler will cancel patient appointments and will re-schedule as required.
  • Provides accurate instructions to prepare patients for examination, procedure, and financial requirements by applying knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-10 and CPT codes.
  • Screens patients for Medical Necessity using practice standards and follows-up with the patient and referring physician, obtaining a new order or discussing the need to sign an Advanced Beneficiary Notice when required.
  • Maximizes efficiency and minimizes gaps in the practice schedule by striving to offer the patient the next available appointment when possible and by scheduling patients appropriately by OD and location.

 

Education and/or Experience

High school graduate or GED is required. Minimum one year of experience in a business office and/or physician’s office with medical terminology knowledge through coursework or experience is required.

 

For more information or to apply please contact Samantha Smith, Director of HR: ssmith@maineoptometry.com or 207.212.0969

 

Optometric Technician - Gorham

The Optometric Technician assists the Optometrist with the vision correction of patients. The Optometric Technician will help with eye examinations, perform admin duties, and maintain and clean the examination equipment.

To be a successful Optometric Technician, you should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. You should be detail-oriented and meticulous, with a keen interest in maintaining ocular equipment.

 Essential Functions

  • Assisting with patient care and eye examinations.
  • Taking patient histories, and assisting patients in frame selection.
  • Educating patients on the care and maintenance of lenses.
  • Explaining the testing process to patients, preparing them, and administering tests on visual capabilities.
  • Keeping records and inventory, and taking notes during examinations.
  • Performing minor repairs on broken or damaged glasses.
  • Assisting with the creation of lenses and construction of glasses.
  • Performing minor maintenance and repairs on examination equipment.

 Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • An Associate’s degree as an Optometric Technician may be a benefit.
  • An Optometric Technician Certification may be a benefit.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivation, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Maintains and demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights under HIPAA guidelines.
  • Maintains regular in-person attendance.

For more information or to apply please contact Samantha Smith, Director of HR: ssmith@maineoptometry.com or 207.212.0969

Patient Care Services Representative

 

 

Job Responsibilities

 To provide excellent customer service to all patients, vendors, and consumers of Maine Optometry. To perform various routine clerical work, provide data entry support, provide information and assistance to a patient’s regarding departmental policies and procedures.

 Job Duties

 

  • Answer telephone, screen, and direct calls
  • Greet all individuals entering office, monitor visitor access, and maintain awareness of anyone entering the practice.
  • Handle inquiries from customers, family members, and vendors.
  • Receive and sort mail and other deliverables.
  • Maintain and organize the reception/waiting area.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment including, but not limited to: copiers, postage meters.
  • Input and retrieve data within the computer system.
  • Provide excellent customer service in scheduling patient appointments.
  • Control and request as appropriate inventory relevant to the reception area.
  • Complete the day sheet and other outstanding paperwork to close out the day services.
  • Properly bill and submit services to insurance companies while keeping the patient accurately informed.

 

Other functions

 

· Receive and organize office materials and supplies.

 · Receive, sort, and distribute incoming and outgoing correspondence.

 · Contribute to the overall practice needs by accomplishing duties as they arise and providing the results needed for a smooth-running practice as assigned

For more information or to apply please contact Samantha Smith, Director of HR: ssmith@maineoptometry.com or 207.212.0969

Eyewear Consultant

We are a growing, multi-location practice in Southern Maine looking for a full time Eyewear Consultant/Optician to deliver exceptional and professional vision care at our Brunswick, Lewiston, and Freeport locations. Interested candidates must have a strong work ethic and an attitude to succeed.

We offer a generous base salary with bonuses based on production, 401K retirement plan, health insurance, paid vacation time, annual CE compensation and more. The communities in Maine that we practice in offer a quality of life to include camping, hiking, fishing, skiing, golf, and boating.

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.
  • 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 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.
  • Expected to contribute by offering ideas on how to better the practice and patient experience.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • ABO certified preferred but not required

For more information or to apply please contact Samantha Smith, Director of HR: ssmith@maineoptometry.com or 207.212.0969

Maine Optometry is an equal opportunity workplace and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 
All employment decisions at Maine Optometry are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.
 

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