Careers

Optometrist

We are a growing, multi-location practice in Southern Maine looking for a full time Optometrist to deliver exceptional and professional vision care. Interested candidates must have a strong work ethic, a professional chair-side manner, and an attitude to succeed. Our practice offers modern facilities and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, certified EHR software, on-site Optical, and experienced staff. Our locations offer full-scope Optometry, including primary medical, vision therapy, specialized contacts and routine vision exams. 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. Experienced ODs and new graduates welcome. 

For more information or to apply please contact Amy Landry, CEO:

207-577-1767
alandry@maineoptometry.com

Optician

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 preferred but not required

 

For more information or to apply please contact Audrey Laskey:

alaskey@maineoptometry.com

Optometric Technician

Currently hiring for our Brunswick and Freeport offices. 

Job Responsibilities

The role of the Technician is to make the patient feel comfortable while performing the necessary test needed.  To be able to explain procedures that are being done.  To assist the doctor with any other specialty testing that may need to be done. 

Job Duties

  • Explain and administer the test that need to be performed.
  • Gather medical history from the patient.
  • Understand where information needs to be added into the medical record.
  • Maintain a clean environment for the patient.
  • Assist patients on insertion and removal of contact lenses. Also be able to explain contact lenses to the patient.
  • If out front greet patients when they come into the office and answer phones when needed

Education and/or Experience

High school graduate or GED is required.  Preferred  CPO certified with at least five years clinical experience in a multi-site Optometry practice.  

For more information or to apply please contact Audrey Laskey:

alaskey@maineoptometry.com

Optical Assistant

Currently hiring for our Gorham, Windham and Standish offices. 

Job Responsibilities

Under direct supervision of the Optical Manager, the purpose of the position is to provide excellent customer service and assistance to patients/customers. Employees in this classification perform sales and customer service work. They are responsible for greeting patients, assisting patients with selection of frames based on lens prescription requirements first, patient taste in style and colors & proper fit.  Providing patients with promotional information, and answering customer inquiries. The frame specialist performs related work as directed and will be required to meet the productivity numbers outlined.

The Frame Specialist will assist opticians with patient care, focusing on attending to patients in the office waiting  for an optician when none are available.  The Frame Specialist will guide patient in frame selection, do minor frame adjustments and repairs, gather information from patient about reason for visit and document for optician to review and take over when available.  They will ensure pt. has been helped as much as possible until an optician is available. 

The Frame Specialist will assist opticians in other areas of the lab as needed to complete

Job Duties

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

  • Greets all patients and customers as they enter the office and provide promotional information to

patients and customers.

  • Assists patients and customers with choice of frames: choose eyewear to best fit their budgetary

requirements.

  • Resolve customer complaints, diffuse unsatisfied patients, and provide solution to remedy

situation.

  • Completes inventory count and replenish stock as necessary.
  • Adheres to quality control standards including OSHA and other safety requirements.
  • Answer phones according to company guidelines.
  • Make minor repairs to eyewear.
  • Keep frame boards organized and full
  • Clean frames and displays regularly

 

For more information or to apply please contact Audrey Laskey:

alaskey@maineoptometry.com

Central Scheduler

Currently hiring for our Gorham, Windham and Standish offices. 

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 OD 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.
  • 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 patient and referring physician, obtaining a new order or discussing the need to sign an Advanced Beneficiary Notice when required.
  • Maximizes efficiency of and minimize 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 Audrey Laskey:

alaskey@maineoptometry.com

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