Optician / Optician Apprentice

 

Privately owned and growing Optometric practice seeking a highly motivated individual to work in the optical department of our office. Individual must be outgoing, reliable, and efficient. Experience preferred but will train the right individual.

 

A successful candidate should posses the following skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Sense of fashion for frame selections for patients of all ages and styles and ensuring the proper fit for each patients facial structure and needs
  • Experience with EHR (we use Officemate and Eyefinity)
  • Know how to fit and measure glasses including PD’s and seg or OC heights
  • Knowledge with lens materials and how to choose the proper ones
  • Knowledge with extra lens options such as Anti-reflective coatings and Transitions
  • Knowledge on how to properly repair and adjust glasses
  • Experience with contact lenses including soft, RGP, CRT, and Scleral
  • Knowledgeable in insurance benefits and how to properly apply them to patient options
  • Assist Licensed Optician in receiving and checking in materials including glasses and contacts.
  • Notifying patients of receipt of materials.
  • Tracking jobs to ensure efficient deliveries.
  • Billing and ordering glasses and contacts in Officemate as well as on insurance websites.
  • Assisting Optician with inventory of lab supplies and frame selections
  • Candidate will also be cross trained in other areas of the office to help assist staff when needed.

 

 

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