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The Medical Management Services Group - is a physician practice management company that develops, operates and manages refractive surgery service lines and practices providing Laser Eye Surgery for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism including LASIK, Custom LASIK and other types of specialized LASIK Eye Surgery. Our practices routinely offer career opportunities for Optometrists, Refractive Surgery Coordinators, Medical Assistants, Ophthalmic Technicians and LASIK Surgery Counselors interested in working with LASIK surgeons throughout the United States.  

Career Opportunities 

Dispensing Optician

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Interprets eyeglass or contact lens prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists.
  2. Analyzes patient facial features and eyes to select and ensure proper fit of eyeglasses and lenses.
  3. Assists patients in selecting frames based on their prescription, fashion requirements and lifestyle.
  4. Assists patients in selecting lens types, materials, coatings & tints based on their prescription and lifestyle.
  5. Provides patient education on eyewear care.
  6. Provides patient education on lens adaptation.
  7. Ensures eyewear and finished lenses are ground to specifications, checks that eyewear fits properly and adjusts accordingly.
  8. Acts a liaison with lens and frame sales representatives to order, display and inventory proper eyewear to meet the needs of practice patient flow.
  9. Maintains records and cost controls to optimize optical dispensary profitability.

Education and Experience

  • Optician in Good Standing; Licensed as required and;
  • 2 - 3 years Dispensing Optical Experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Necessary to Perform Primary Functions:

  • Communication Skills:
    • Good listening and verbal interpretation skills to counsel patients on personal eyeglass needs and solutions;
    • Positive communication style to inspire customer/patient confidence;
    • Ability to read and follow instructions precisely.
  • Computer Skills:
    • Facile with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office products and Internet.
    • Facile with email functions of sending attachments, downloading attachments and basic file maintenance and structure.
  • Clinical Skills:
    • Strong working knowledge of ocular terminology;
    • Facile with ocular anatomy and physiology;
    • Highly skilled with use of optical instrumentation and testing procedures including;
      • Eye examination procedures as performed by optometrists and/or ophthalmologists;
      • Optical instrumentation and testing;
      • Working knowledge of medical terminology;
      • Working knowledge of vision correction options available to patient (i.e. contact lenses, refractive surgery and eye glass correction)
      • Strong basic math skills;
      • Talent for precise work, steady hands, and a good sense of color.
  • Physical/Environmental Requirements:
    • Environmental Conditions:  Normal office environment.
    • Level of Visual Acuity: Inspection, clerical, professional, and administrative.

If you are interested, please send resume and salary requirements to
K. Carlisle, Director of Finance and Administration at:
or fax to 978.470.8218.

©2011 The Medical Management Services Group

updated 2/27/11