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Job Summary

Fit and adapt eyewear; complete minor eyeglass repairs; verify glasses in the lensometer; measure patients for interpupillary distance and multifocal heights; assist patients in choosing eyeglass frames and lenses to suit their needs and prescription requirements.


Navigate OfficeMate/Eyefinity software to enter orders and payments; greet patients; display a positive attitude at all times; verify insurance coverage before placing orders; properly completes and submits required paperwork for eyeglass orders and insurance claims; properly completes minor repairs such as realigning frames and replacing broken screws; treats patient cordially with respect.

Required Qualifications*

Skilled in frame styling, adjusting and minor frame repairs
Three years experience as a dispensing optician

Desired Qualifications*

Associate's Degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing

ABO certification

Adept at dispensing eyewear for children

Work Schedule

As needed Monday - Friday with some evenings

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of three calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.