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Fairview Health Services Optician in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for an Optician to work at the following Fairview Clinic locations: Andover, Brooklyn Park, Eagan, and Fridley. This is a full time benefit eligible position.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Optician is a member of the Optometry care team. The Optician measures, fits, and adapts lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification. You will assist client with inserting, removing, and caring for contact lenses. The Optician prepares work orders for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.

  • Greets patients and takes care of customer needs for glasses and contact lenses. Example: Custom fit of glasses, fill new Rx, repair current glasses. Dispense glasses or contact lenses etc.

  • Analyzes patient eyeglass prescription. Based on patient occupations, hobbies and expectations and fills Rx

  • Final inspection of all lab jobs. Checks prescriptions, lens extras, segment heights, and segment placement. Checks frame style, size and color. Document dispenses.

  • Manages the frame board to maintain the highest selling product and remove outdated or discontinued items.

  • Maintains and files daily and weekly reports for locations as needed. Maintains patient records and patient confidentiality. Example: balances change fund, files daily reports, etc.

  • Works with Ophthalmology and Optometrist to provide great patient care

  • Maintains office appearance. Example: cleans office mirrors, shelves, cleans inventory as needed.


Required Qualifications

  • Lensometer experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience as a dispensing optician or related experience from an optical lab setting

  • ABOC

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Andover | US-MN-Fridley | US-MN-Eagan | US-MN-Brooklyn Park

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago (4/13/2021 8:26 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-71255

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Fairview Clinics-Andover

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 80