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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 segment heights; assist patients in choosing eyeglass frames and lenses to suit their needs and prescription requirements; collect payments and fill-out insurance forms.


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 complete and submit required paperwork for eyeglass orders and insurance claims; properly complete minor repairs such as realigning frames and replacing stripped screws; treat patients cordially and with respect. Required to travel to both the Brighton, and Canton optical shops based on staffing.

Required Qualifications*

American Board of Opticianry Certified (ABOC) or agrees to become certified within 2 years. Skilled in frame styling, adjusting and minor frame repairs.

Desired Qualifications*

Minimum of three years of on the job experience as a Dispensing Optician; skilled in frame styling; able to apply press-on Fresnel prisms; adept at pediatric dispensing.

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday with some evening and weekends.

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

The Kellogg Eye Center seeks to improve lives through curing, preventing and treating eye disease. 

Guiding Principles: Teamwork, Caring, Innovation, and Integrity

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven 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.