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Optician

Treasure State Eye Care Great Falls ,MT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $27,000 to $31,200 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, vision
Job Description

 The Optician is the most diverse position at Treasures State Eye Care. The Optician is a cross-functional position of administrative, technical, and retail. The major responsibility of the Optician is to review prescriptions written by optometrists to give patients the proper eyewear. The Optician helps patients/customers pick the best frames for their glasses and their needs, repair broken frames and adjust eyewear when necessary. The Optician also needs to be able to educate individuals about how to properly handle and clean glasses. In order to properly measure and fit glasses, the Optician needs to go through an apprenticeship program or earn an associate degree with coursework in eye physiology and optics. This position will interact with patients/customers and is expected to deliver an exceptional patient/customer experience, foster patient/customer retention, and promotes outstanding associate/doctor satisfaction.This job description intends to describe the general nature of the Optician. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The listed below are not in order of priority.

  • Greet and direct patients and customers
  • Update and maintain Electronic Health Records
  • Open and/or closing the Lab and the Office as needed, dictated by schedule
  • Contact Lens teaching
  • Product Knowledge
  • Obtain patient prescriptions from Optometrists
  • Take patient/customer information and measurements of the ocular area
  • Recommend frames that suit the patient/customer's style, face, and specifications
  • Dispense glasses and contact lenses
  • Use specialized equipment
  • Repair broken frames
  • Educate patients/customers on how to wear and maintain glasses and contact lenses
  • Execute frames, lens or contact lens ordering
  • Execute Rx orders and instructions per request of the Optometrists 
  • Work as a team with Optometrists, Optometric Technicians and Administrative Staff 

 

Optician Job Requirements

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent
  • An Associate's Degree in Opticianry is a benefit
  • An Opticianry Certification or Licensed Optician is a benefit 
  • On-the-job training and experience in clinical work is a benefit
  • Excellent customer service skills and sales ability
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Self motivation, and ability to work under pressure
  • Detail oriented and meticulous 

Treasure State Eye Care

Why Work Here?

Great schedule, room for growth, benefits fast pace work environment, continual training and education

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Great Falls, MT
USA

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