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.


  • 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:

Patient Care Services Representative

Currently hiring for two positions, one will be located in Brunswick and Freeport, and one will be a float in our Gorham, Saco, and Windham offices.

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:


We are a growing, multi-location practice in Southern Maine looking for a full time Opticiant 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:


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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