Optician - Full Time - Private Practice - Middletown, NY
Optician with some experience preferred! Additional training provided, as needed!
About our Practice
We are an optometrist-owned private practice that has been open since 1985, who remains dedicated to providing patients in the Hudson Valley area the highest quality care. Our optometrist on staff, who is the original owner, specializes in contact lens fittings and treatment/management of ocular disease. We provide a relaxed work environment, where each team member is collaborative, friendly, professional and dedicated to our patients well-being.
Our team includes our optometrist, two opticians, sales staff and is always working towards the common goal of ensuring patients have the best quality eyecare and experience possible. We've made this our practice mission, and it seems our patients agree because we've been chosen as a winning optometric practice 4 times in the Times Herald-Record's Reader's Choice Awards. We use the latest in digital equipment in order to help put our patients at ease during every step of their visit. We also provide a wide selection of frames to ensure each individual is able to find glasses that they like and that look great on them, with the help of our optical staff!
We are conveniently located on Dolson Ave in Middletown, which is now Orange County’s 2nd largest city. The city offers a multitude of lodging, dining, and shopping options year-round. Recent renovations are restoring the luster and allowing for downtown businesses to grow including two new breweries and a seasonal farmers’ market hosting family-friendly events.
About the Optician Position
Our new Optician will be a welcome addition to our team and family who is both personable and welcoming to our patients. A passion for eyecare and general patient health is essential to providing the best experience we can!
This is a full-time opportunity that does require Saturday availability. Our practice is open 5 days a week including Saturdays and we are closed on Sundays and Wednesdays.
Optician Duties & Responsibilities
- Helping with frame selection, education on lens choices and coatings, frame adjustments, and sales.
- Performing and training new contact lens patients on the process of inserting and removing a contact lens from their eye.
- Answering phones, booking patient appointments, verifying insurance, as well as checking patients in and out of the office.
- Submitting vision insurance claims - If you have insurance skills this is a plus!
- Ordering patient products including frames, lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses, and more
Compensation and Benefits
We reward our staff well with competitive salaries (commensurate with experience) and our full-time staff is eligible for health insurance as well.
Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eyecare, or you’re an experienced Optician looking to take the next step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply here through CovalentCareers!