Optician

Marshfield Clinic Health System - Wausau, WI3.4

Full-time
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The Optician is responsible for meeting our patients' needs and duties included in dispensing eyeglasses/ accessories. This individual requires the ability to recognize and interpret ophthalmic disorders, analyze and interpret prescriptions, provide education of the products and uses, as well as clerical, cashier and insurance duties. The Optician provides exceptional customer service and attentiveness to the customers' individual needs is a key component of this position.

**This position will require working 24 hours a week at the Wausau Center and 16 hours a week at the Merrill Center. This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.**

Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.

Job Qualifications:
Education (For positions requiring education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent, educational qualifications must be from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation.)

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education: Additional coursework.

Experience

Minimum Experience Required: Two years’ optical shop experience as optician.

Certifications/Licenses

The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position, which must be maintained in good standing:

Minimum Required: BLS certification through the AHA within three months of hire.

Preferred/Optional: Certification as Optician through the American Board of Opticianry. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) at time of hire.

Exclusion From Federal Programs

Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid. This is a condition of employment. Employee must immediately notify his/her manager or the Clinic’s Compliance Officer if he/she is threatened with exclusion or becomes excluded from any federally funded program.

Additional Application Materials

You may submit your Cover Letter and Resume along with the online employment application. After submitting your application, you will have the opportunity to upload a Microsoft Word or PDF version of your Cover Letter and Resume.

Marshfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.