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Apprentice Optician

Metzger Eye Care Florence, KY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
At Metzger Eye Care, we've been delivering exceptional eye care for over 60 years. We look forward to welcoming a new optician to our team! This busy two location practice is looking for an apprentice level optician to deliver exceptional care at our family-owned optometry office. By joining our team, you will be able to utilize your skills to address the needs of our diverse patient base in a private practice setting. Opticians will be responsible for frame selections, repairs, adjustments, ordering jobs and dispensing eye wear. Good customer service skills are a must. Recently, Metzger Eye Care has been recognized as “Best Eye Care in Northern Kentucky” by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce for 2020. Dr. Julie Metzger has built a dedicated team provides the level of care you would expect for your family. We’re looking for another great hire to join our winning team. Essential duties: Provide consultation to patients when selecting eye wear that provides optimal fit and fashion. Perform accurate measurements for seg height, pupil distance, vertex distance and pantoscopic tilt. Perform minor repairs, such as replacing screws, nose pads and re-stringing nylon cords. Verify all outgoing and incoming orders for accuracy including use of manual and auto-lensometer. Trouble shoot and solve problems with visual issues related to eye wear style, material, measurements or prescription. Utilize electronic order systems embedded in electronic health records systems. Deliver exceptional customer service while managing patient flow. Maintain a clean and safe environment. Education/Experience Associates degree with a minimum of one year in the optical field; or equivalent experience. ABO certification, or apprentice designation preferred. Skills Required: Possess optical knowlege sufficient to address patient questions concerning their eye wear and basic eye health. A flair for fashion and a desire to assist patients with discovering the eye wear that best suits their style. The ability to manage multiple on-going tasks and see each one through to completion. Excellent phone and conversational skills. Candidates must be able to work with concepts requiring mathematical analysis such as basic concepts in optics. Must be able to operate an electronic health records system and have the computer skills necessary for optical order input through online portals and insurance claims management systems. Reliable transportation that would allow them to travel to either of our locations in either Florence or Covington, KY. Ability to work occasional Saturday mornings. Desire to gain knowledge through training and ongoing activities of learning. Conversational in Spanish or French is preferred. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $16 - $20 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Metzger Eye Care


Florence, KY
41042 USA