Optician at Virginia Mason

Posted in Retail 12 days ago.

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Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Description:
Job Number: 210147 Department: Visual Effects Hours: 8-5:30 / variable As an Optician in our Downtown Ophthalmology Clinic you will have the opportunity to engage with our customers in selecting eyewear, repairing and adjusting eyeglasses, and assisting doctors in solving prescription problems.

  • Fit and readjust glass frames to ensure good vision.
  • Sell frames for glasses to customers.
  • Fill out paperwork and insurance forms to ensure payment for services rendered.
  • Verify the lab work on lenses to ensure compliance to standards.
  • Create displays, clean merchandise, and clean work preparation areas.
  • Notify patients when ordered product is ready for pick up.
Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.


  • Washington State Dispensing Optician License (and 30 hours of Continuing Education Units every three years required if holding licensure).
  • Working knowledge of optics and lenses
  • Excellent product and technical knowledge
  • Understanding of how the color and shape of frames would look on customers face shape.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED

One year experience as an Optician preferred.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.