Certified Optician

Blue Sky Vision - Ionia, MI
Posted: August 7, 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for an Optician to work at Grand Rapids Ophthalmology, a partner of Blue Sky Vision.  We are looking for a career oriented individual who is dependable, friendly, multi-tasker, and flexible.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for assisting in the care, treatment, and education of optometry patients.
  • Interprets prescription and helps patients choose appropriate eyewear, consulting with prescribing physicians as necessary.
  • Takes optical measurements necessary for eyewear preparation.
  • Orders eyewear from laboratory based on prescription and patient preference.
  • Performs quality inspection of lenses and frames.
  • Adjusts eyewear to the patient using appropriate tools and instructs on cleaning and handling.
  • Makes any necessary repairs using appropriate parts and tools.
  • Submits insurance claims.
  • Maintains HIPPA standards and patient confidentiality. Adheres to office policies and procedures and works within the Administrator’s compliance plan standards.
  • Obtains and charts procedures for medical records.
  • Orders new/replacement lenses based on prescription. Maintains, cleans, and polishes.
  • Instructs patients about contact lenses, including how to handle, clean, insert, and remove.
  • Handles patient questions during visits and via phone, providing advice and resolving problems in consultation with optometrists and ophthalmologists.
  • Performs other clinic duties as required.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of high school diploma
  • American Board of Opticianry (ABO) Certification required

SKILLS:

  • Optical knowledge and experience working in an Optical office.
  • Ability to demonstrate courtesy, helpfulness, and professionalism to patients and their families.

WE OFFER:

  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life & disability, 401(k) with company contribution, paid holidays and paid time off.
  • Career experiences that provide team members with opportunities for personal and professional growth in a rewarding work environment.
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion for helping others.

*Equal Opportunity Employer


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Blue Sky Vision

Blue Sky Vision

Ionia, MI

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