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Licensed Optician

Company: Peter E Sforza Jr. OD
Location: Girard
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About the JobLicensed Opticians are responsible for selling & dispensing eyewear and eyewear accessories to patients. They ensure patients are fitted with the right-size frames that fit their needs and lifestyle and dispense lenses with correct prescription and measurements. Licensed Opticians are at the heart of our business. Their technical and customer service skills ensure patient satisfaction and repeat business. Duties and ResponsibilitiesDelivers extraordinary experience to each and every patient. Provides patients with a complete understanding of our customized recommendations for products and services.Custom fits glasses & precisely places prescription in lenses.Develops own clientele from providing outstanding service and obtaining referrals.Assists co-workers with difficult or complex areas of product needs & prescriptions.Keeps current on company/industry products and procedures, manufacturer rebates, and types of lenses and frames available.Takes and returns patient calls, updating patients on the status of their order and resolving order issues should they arise. Escalates any issues with the Store Manager, as necessary.Retrieves patient charts and electronic health records.Assists patients in selecting frames, lens type, and lens treatments including tints and coatings; depending on specific patient needs and facial measurements.Educates patients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care.Collects eye and face measurements to ensure proper fit.Interprets prescriptions written by optometrist and ophthalmologist.Creates work orders for lab technicians, specifying information on lenses needed.Follows-up on all pending orders. Verifies all orders are within the time guidelines given and informs patients of status if delays occur. Notifies patient when orders arrive from lab/manufacturer.Dispenses glasses by inspecting the product, checking for proper fit, adjusting if necessary, and asking for feedback.Adjusts eyewear to ensure visual acuity, proper fit, and patient comfort. Using various tools, performs eyewear adjustments and repairs.Proficient in using tools such as pupilometers, PD Sticks, lensometers, pliers, wrenches, frame warmers, etc.Regularly communicates with technicians and/or store managers, providing additional patient information, or asking for an order status.Inspects the final product ensuring there are no flaws; Cleans and polishes lenses using cloths and solvents.Cleans and organizes frame boards, displays, mirrors, work bench, office area, bathroom, and breakroom, maintaining overall cleanliness and visual appeal of the store.Restocks retail boards with new merchandize.Understands product issues and analyzes any problems. Thoroughly and accurately answers patients' questions regarding insurance, warranty, products, materials, services, pricing, upgrades, promotions, etc.Collaborates with technicians, front desk associates, Managers, and Optometrist.Sells miscellaneous products such as cleaners, contact lens supply, sunglasses, safety glasses, etc.Qualifications High School DiplomaState LicensureOptical dispensing experienceMinimum of one-year experience working as an Optician strongly preferredExperience with HIPAA requirements preferredStrong organizational skills and attention to detailStrong communication skills (verbal and written)Excellent customer service skills and pleasant demeanor, experience with sales preferredManual dexterity and hand-eye coordinationDependability and punctualityAbility to lift up to 30lbs, bend, kneel, and stand up to 8 hrs a day Benefits401(k) with MatchMedical/Dental/Life/STD/LTDVision Service PlanEmployee Vision Discount ProgramHSA/FSAPTOPaid Holidays*Benefits applicable to full Time Employees only. Physical DemandsThis position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, utilize equipment necessary to perform the job, and move about the office.Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-timeEducation RequirementsAssociate DegreeTravel RequirementsNegligiblePractice NamePeter E Sforza Jr. ODWork LocationOn-SitePDN-99192b61-d9a8-4708-ae62-3a6f949e8c3c

Keywords: Peter E Sforza Jr. OD, Akron , Licensed Optician, Hospitality & Tourism , Girard, Ohio

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