Optician

Opticians Opticians help fit eyeglasses and contact lenses, following prescriptions from ophthalmologists and optometrists.

Optician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Optician to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Make small adjustments to frames and lenses;
  • Merchandising frames, lenses, and eyewear accessories;
  • Work with patients to customize their eye wear;
  • Prepare patients to see the doctor in exam rooms;
  • Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments;
  • Troubleshooting lens adaptation;
  • Responsible for managing on site inventory within directed budgets, including frames, miscellaneous supplies and over the counter accessory items;
  • Assist the store with being effectively merchandised according to the Planogram and other Company standards;
  • Greet incoming and outgoing patients;
  • Insurance verification;
  • Review patients’ visual needs and recommend appropriate lens and / or frame choices;
  • Prepare daily deposits;
  • Eyewear adjustment and repair; lens cutting;
  • Recommend appropriate frames for style and prescription;
  • Collect payments and provide receipts.

Requirements:

  • Upbeat, pleasant attitude;
  • Ability to sell through use of sales skills and accountability for sales results;
  • Hourly wage $15-18 depending on experience;
  • High level of initiative and ability to work well in a team environment;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and attention to detail required;
  • Prior experience in the Optometry field;
  • Knowledge of financials and revenue goals;
  • Basic optometry training is required (Tech, reception, sales, etc.);
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays;
  • Assist the store with being effectively merchandised according to the Planogram and other Company standards;
  • Experience verifying insurance;
  • Proven customer service skills required to create, maintain and enhance patient relationships;
  • Fast learner.