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Optician

Company: Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons
Location: Fairlawn
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFor over 30 years Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons has been providing the highest quality vision and surgical care in a compassionate, caring environment. We believe sight is the most precious of all our senses, and we have made it our mission to protect and improve our patients eyesight by providing the best medical and surgical care possible. Our in-house staff pride themselves on delivering specialized care to help patients preserve and improve their vision. If you are a hard-working individual interested in learning more about eye care from the best in the industry then the Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons is the place for you. Apply and join our growing team today!Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons offices are seeking a highly motivated full time optician to join our dynamic & growing team in our optical department. The candidate should have the flexibility to travel to all Midwest Vision Partner Platforms in Akron, Wadsworth, Kent, Stow, & Medina.Looking to hire as soon as possible!Key Duties & Responsibilities:As an Optician you will sell, fit and dispense eye wear to patients. Our Opticians help customers look and see their best. In this role you will: Evaluate customers prescriptions and visual requirements Determine customers current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometer or lens analyzers and customers eyeglasses Measure clients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes using measuring devices Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions Recommend specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit client needs Heat, shape or bend plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients using pliers and hands Instruct customers how to wear and care for eyeglasses Show customers how to insert, remove and care for contact lenses Verify that finished lenses are ground to specifications Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders and payments Order and purchase frames and lenses Track inventory and sales Exhibit knowledge of vision insurance & proper use of computer software Work within the optical billing system on entering charges Performs general office duties and other duties as assignedMinimum Education Requirements: High school diploma or GED equivalent Experience working in customer service Excellent verbal communication skillsRequirementsMinimum Education Requirements: High school diploma Knowledgeable in optical goods and servicesMinimum Experience Requirements: American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) or National Contact Lens Examiner (NCLE) certification Knowledge of optical goods and services However, we are willing to train the right motivated candidate with a successful sales background. (Licensure renewals and ABO certifications covered by practice). Strong background in sales and customer service is a mustBenefits Competitive wages Robust benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability (short- and long-term) insurance Generous paid time off (PTO) program Seven (7) company paid holidays 401(k) retirement plan with company match Uniform reimbursement An organization focused on People, Passion, Purpose and ProgressNortheast Ohio Eye Surgeons conducts a background screening on you upon acceptance of a contingent job offer. Background screens are completed by a third-party administrator and are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.Reasonable AccommodationsWe will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Equal Opportunity EmployerNortheast Ohio Eye Surgeons is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons, Akron , Optician, Other , Fairlawn, Ohio

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