Monday-Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Saturday: 8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Duties of an Optical Sales/Optician can be both administrative and clinical. Optical Sales/Optician help Optometrists by being friendly and caring, a team player who enjoys helping others. Employee will conduct and record all frame styling, fitting, and adjusting data. Interact directly with the patients, support patient flow and perform all optical measurements. Ensure daily upkeep of dispensary floor and lab area. Manage monthly lab and optical supply list. Should have the ability to sell and service eyeglasses with a commitment to provide excellent customer service.
Optical Sales/Optician Responsibilities:
Strong verbal communication and listening skills to understand the needs of our patients
Ability to follow instructions carefully and work independently
Ability to multi-task and work efficiently
Assisting and educating patients with the selection of eyeglass frames, lenses and lens enhancements
Perform measurements with accuracy and attention to detail.
Demonstrate optical knowledge through frame selection, repair, adjustments, and dispensing practices.
Crosstrain in other departments such as front office and clinic.
Maintaining cleanliness in and around sales department
Knowledge of contact lens training - insertion/removal for new patients
Knowledge of vision insurance plans - authorizing and billing
Work directly with patients and take initiative to explain frame styling and dispensing process.
Optical Sales/Optician Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED.
Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to interact with patients/physicians.
Ability to work independently and also in a highly effective cross trained team setting.
Excellent computer skills.
Attention to detail.
Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.