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Licensed Dispensing Optician (Part Time)

at The Polyclinic

Posted: 11/22/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: *782CF0C8F7BFB7CD
Keywords: optometrist

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Licensed Dispensing Optician (Part Time)




Hours: Part Time (16-24 hours per week); TBD; 8:00 - 5:00
Location: The Polyclinic Madison Center

Eligible for a $2,000 Sign-on bonus. Support the optometrist by insuring quality patient care and optimal customer service and assist in the care, treatment and dispensing of eyeglasses and contact lenses.


  • Obtain initial patient assessment by recording pertinent medical history and charts procedures for medical records.
  • Performs and records visual acuities, color vision, stereopsis test, auto refractometer readings and blood pressure as directed by physician.
  • Coordinate physician activities and facilitate patient and paper flow in the office.
  • Greet patients, handles questions during visits, triages phone calls and schedule appointments
  • Be able to multi-task and work independently with little to no supervision
  • Under physician direction assist with treatments and minor surgical procedures as needed.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Complete patient billing. Complete and track referrals.
  • Work as a team member within Ophthalmology and with all other Polyclinic departments.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Has successfully completed an apprenticeship program acquiring a state license and/or successfully finished a program through an accredited college.

Certification/Licensure: Dispensing Optician License issued by the state of Washington required.

Experience: Must be experienced in an eye care setting, has been fitting and dispensing glasses and contacts for a minimum of 1 year.