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Ophthalmic Tech to work as LASIK & Cataract Educator – Hybrid work from home and/or office

This an exciting opportunity for an Ophthalmic Tech who is interested in GETTING OUT OF THE EXAM LANES.  Utilize your knowledge & skill set to try something new by talking on the phone to perspective patients and answering questions about LASIK & Cataract surgery. 

  • Handle inbound calls and make outbound calls with the ultimate goal of scheduling evaluations in our clinic.
  • Answer questions about LASIK and all types of refractive surgery
  • Answer questions about Cataracts and cataract surgery
  • Schedule patients for LASIK or Cataract evaluations.
  • Work in an electronic dashboard managing incoming leads (MDprospects)
  • work in an electronic medical record system (Compulink)
  • Ideal candidate would be a former or current Ophthalmic Technician
  • VERY Flexible part-time hours. but could grow to a full-time position in the future
  • The ability to work from home may be an option once the training period is complete

Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Kathy Otto, Director of Marketing at kathy.otto@fichte.com 


Scribe – Full or Part Time

We are currently looking for an ophthalmic scribe. The scribe works along side the doctors noting his findings in electronic medical records. Scribes also do specialized medical coding and billing for exams and ophthalmic testing. Other aspects of the job include, typing consult letters, escorting patients to check out or testing areas, obtaining signed consent from patients before medical procedures are performed and setting patient recalls and future appointments.

The scribe is an integral part of the team. Often times scribes are promoted to technicians where the skills they learned as a scribe are expanded upon in the technician role. We realize an ophthalmic scribe is a very unique position and we are willing to train the right person on the job.

Scribes ideally have some type of medical background so they understand medical terminology. They also must be able to type and are computer literate.

Competitive wages and great benefit package is offered. Fulltime benefits include 8 paid holidays a year, 401K with employer match, dental benefits, health Insurance, and an extremely generous vacation and paid time off package. Part timers also have a generous benefit package. Please e mail your cover letter with resumes to jobs@fichte.com

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare
Attn. Human Resources Dept.
2825 Niagara Falls Blvd
Suite 130
Amherst NY 14228


Ophthalmic Technician ( Full time & Part-time positions) 

Ophthalmic Technicians needed for progressive expanding Ophthalmic team. The successful candidates will be responsible for exceptional patient care and have an outgoing and friendly attitude. Qualifications include – good computer skills, excellent customer service skills, multi-tasking, and the ability to work in a team environment.

The Ophthalmic Technician is an indispensable part of our medical team.  Not only does the Technician take a full medical history on the patient,  they are responsible for all the pre-testing which needs to be performed before the patient sees the doctor.   These pre-tests include checking interocular eye pressure, vision assessment, neutralizing glasses, refractometry, topography, glare testing, and more.  If you have experience performing these tests you are an IDEAL CANDIDATE.  Working on a computer in electronic medical record systems entering test data and patient history is also a large part of the job.  

The ideal candidate will have one or more years of experience working as an ophthalmic technician, Optometric technician, medical scribe, or optician.  While graduates of a medical assisting or Optician program are also desirable, we will consider training the right person if he/she does not meet the preferred experience guidelines.  

Competitive wages and great benefits package are offered. Full-time benefits include 8 paid holidays a year, 401K with employer match, dental benefits, health insurance, and an extremely generous vacation and paid time off package. Part-timers also have a generous benefits package. Please email your cover letter with resumes to jobs@fichte.com

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare
Attn. Human Resources Dept.
2825 Niagara Falls Blvd
Suite 130
Amherst NY 14228


Call Center Supervisor- Full-time 

We are a large progressive medical practice with a great opportunity for an experienced call center supervisor. This person will supervise our call center staff of five. The successful candidate will help create an exceptional employee and patient experience. Job duties include setting appointments, rescheduling patients, answering phones, directing calls, answering commonly asked questions about our services & finding the “highest and best uses” for our technology.

The ideal candidate has experience in supervising an inbound/outbound call center, has keyboarding and electronic medical record skills, and has some medical knowledge or background. Competitive wages and a great benefits package are offered. Full-time benefits include 8 paid holidays a year, 401K with employer match, dental benefits, health Insurance, and an extremely generous vacation and paid time off package. Please e-mail your cover letter with resume to jobs@fichte.com.


Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare
Attn. Human Resources Dept
2825 Niagara Falls Blvd
Suite 130
Amherst NY 14228


Accountant – Full Time

We are a busy medical practice with two offices and a surgery center. We are in search of an accountant to assist in our accounting office. Job duties include general accounting responsibilities such as entering transactions, account reconciliations, accounts payable, and payroll.  QuickBooks experience would be helpful.  This position reports to the accounting manager.

Competitive wages and a great benefits package are offered. Full-time benefits include 8 paid holidays a year, 401K with employer match, dental benefits, health Insurance, and an extremely generous vacation and paid time off package. Please e-mail your cover letter with resume to jobs@fichte.com

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare
Attn. Human Resources Dept.
2825 Niagara Falls Blvd
Suite 130
Amherst NY 14228