As an optician, you will be assisting patients with the selection and ordering of eyewear, as well as dispensing, adjusting and repairing eyeglasses when needed. In addition, you will also be cross-trained to assist in other office responsibilities, including assisting with contact lenses, front desk/receptionist duties and insurance billing.
• Assist patients with eyewear selection. • Discuss with patients their lens, tint and coating options. • Dispense, adjusting and repairing eyeglasses. • Determine and explain fees and insurance coverage to patients. • Place orders for eyeglass lenses and frames by phone, mail and internet. • Inspect eyeglasses when they return from the lab prior to dispense. • Maintain a neat and orderly optical dispensary. • Knowledge of Edge lenses using a patternless edger, eyeglass assembly and inspection preferred.
Hours: This position is currently offered as full-time or part-time.
Salary: Salary can vary, depending on the applicant’s qualifications and experience.
• Strong sales and customer service skills • Excellent people skills • Pleasant, organized, and conscientious • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and upbeat • Computer and Internet skills necessary • Familiarity with major vision insurances preferred • Optical sales experience is preferred but we are willing to train a motivate individual with very strong sales and/or customer service skills.