Currently seeking an experienced Optician to join a private ophthalmology practice in College Park, FL. The ideal candidate will possess previous optical experience and outstanding customer service skills.
Responsibilities of the Optician
Interpret prescriptions written by ophthalmologists and optometrists.
Collect eye measurements including corneal width and thickness.
Help clients select eyeglass and lens treatments including tints and coatings.
Create work orders for lab technicians to ensure delivery of the proper lenses.
Adjust eyeglasses to ensure a proper fit.
Repair broken frames.
Educate clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care.
Keep track of orders, prescriptions, and inventory.
Requirements of the Optician
- Previous optical experience
- Ability to multi-task and remain organized
- Familiarity with insurance plans
- Strong sales history
- FL license to dispense preferred but not required