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Dispensing Optician - Eye Care - PHP, Per-Diem, Days

Apply Now Hospital Name PIH Health Physicians Location La Mirada, California Job Type PRN Job ID 15046-977 Date posted 02/25/2022

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation’s Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work TM. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

The Dispensing Optician provides expert professional optical care; assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the eye care needs of the patients, following prescriptions written by the ophthalmologist or optometrist; utilizes knowledge of basic eye care principles, practices, ethics, and concepts; participates in the organization and management of the practitioner’s practice; maintains positive relationships with patients, family members and other visitors, and fellow employees. 

Required Skills

  1. Strong verbal and written skills.
  2. Knowledge of medical terminology, infection control and safety.
  3. Adaptability.
  4. With consideration of age, occupation, facial characteristics & prescription, make recommendations on frames, lenses and coatings when administering optical service and care to patients
  5. Accuracy in maintaining medical records.
  6. Strong computer skills.
  7. Honest, dependable, and conscientious.
  8. Management skills that emphasize mentoring, training and team
  9. Spanish speaking preferred.

Required Experience

Formal training will be indicated by a high school diploma or equivalent; Diploma in Optical Dispensing or Work experience for a minimum of two years in Lieu of Diploma. In addition, A.B.O.C. certification from the American Board of Opticianry is highly preferred. The certification must be current. Minimum two years of experience working under an optometrist or ophthalmologist is required. Bilingual in Spanish required.

Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package.  We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce.   EOE M/F/D/V

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