Now Hiring!

The mission of Rx Optical is to create exceptional experiences and promote inspiring, sustainable careers. As an organization, we do our best to provide the resources necessary to foster a fun, stable, and inspiring environment. We hope that Rx Optical is a catalyst for achieving your personal and professional goals.

From our beginning in 1947 in Kalamazoo, we have expanded at a measured pace, never interested in sacrificing our commitment to our patients to a demand for growth. Steady and sure, our steps forward have come when we could afford to responsibly commit to cities and towns which were being underserved – markets where patient names had become numbers. That’s where we have always seen the opportunity to instill care and value back into a service and products that we see as pretty darn important to the lives of our patients.

Available Positions

Doctors:

At Rx Optical, we are always looking to add Doctors to our already distinguished team of professionals. If you have an interest in working for Rx Optical, we want to hear from you.

Job Summary: The chosen Optometrist will be the primary care giver for our patients eye care. This includes evaluating the patient’s visual system, examining eye health, and other parts of the visual pathway. They will provide a diagnosis and treatment for other visual problems. The Optometrist will also prescribe eyeglasses and/or contact lenses, as needed.

Compensation Package: We are pleased to offer a competitive salary, short term disability, flex spending, 401K options, vacation pay, medical, vision, and dental plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform and analyze vision tests.
  • Diagnose sight problems, such as farsightedness, nearsightedness, and presbyopia.
  • Manage ocular health problems and other eye related diseases, such as glaucoma, etc.
  • Prescribe contact lenses, eyeglasses, and topical medication.
  • Be an advocate for eye care health.
  • Prepare necessary paperwork.
  • Provide an exceptional patient experience 100% of the time.

Qualification:

  • Have completed a Doctor of Optometry degree from an accredited program.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain licensure, as an Optometrist, in the State of Michigan. Rx Optical will assist in obtaining licensure, if needed.
  • Must have a strong passion for helping people.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that meets business needs.
  • Represent yourself with a clean and neat appearance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to positively handle patient concerns from internal and external customers.
  • May involve prolonged periods of stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, sitting, standing, and/or crawling as appropriate.
  • May be required to move materials up to 50 pounds, reach, push, or pull in order to accomplish a job responsibility.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

This job description is not intended to represent an all- inclusive list of job responsibilities, but to outline the essential functions of this position.

Rx Optical reserves the right to revise this job description at any time with or without notice.

Rx Optical is an equal opportunity employer.

Sales Associates/Opticians:

Angola
Grand Rapids
Ionia
Kalamazoo
Kendallville
Lansing
Plymouth
Southgate
St. Joseph
Woodhaven

Job Summary: Rx Optical is seeking to add Opticians to an already talented group of individuals. The Optician is much more than a sales associate. They serve as the patient’s eyewear designer- ensuring that the look, fit, and feel exceeds the patient’s expectation. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, enjoys working one-on-one with people, and thrives in a fashion environment. This is a high end retail position that requires professional attire and an energetic positive attitude at all times.

Compensation Package: We are pleased to offer a competitive salary, short term disability, flex spending, 401K options, vacation pay, medical, vision, and dental plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design an eyewear package that fits the patient’s eye care needs, and personal style.
  • Provide honest and confident feedback to patients regarding style and fit of eyewear.
  • Greet customers in a timely, professional, and polite manner.
  • All opticians will prepare to take and pass the American Board of Opticianry certification exam through the Rx Optical training manuals.
  • Collect eye measurements.
  • Adjust eyewear to ensure proper fit.
  • Obtain and interpret insurance eligibility.
  • Educate patients about their eyewear package.
  • Answer phone calls in a polite manner to assist patients with scheduling, & other requests.
  • Master computer software to manage patient care.
  • Verify exactness of finished lenses.
  • Actively participate in the cleanliness of the office.
  • Provide an exceptional patient experience 100% of the time.

Qualifications:

  • Have a high school diploma, or equivalent.
  • 1 year of specialty retail experience, preferred.
  • Creative eye for fashion, helpful.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule that meets business needs, which will require evenings, and Saturday shifts.
  • Must have a strong passion for helping people.
  • Represent yourself with a clean and neat appearance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to positively handle patient concerns and possess the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a quick-paced environment.
  • May involve prolonged periods of stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, sitting, standing, and/or crawling as appropriate.
  • May be required to move materials up to 50 pounds, reach, push, or pull in order to accomplish a job responsibility.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

This job description is not intended to represent an all- inclusive list of job responsibilities, but to outline the essential functions of this position.

Rx Optical reserves the right to revise this job description at any time with or without notice.

Rx Optical is an equal opportunity employer.

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