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Optician II / Optical Shop

Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

We re searching for an Optician II to interpret eyeglass or contact lens prescriptions written by ophthalmologist or optometrist and assist patients in obtaining appropriate eye wear. Measures and fits contact lenses and eyeglass frames based on prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. Assists and advises customers in selecting frames based on their prescription, lifestyle needs, and style preferences. Essential Functions

  • Obtaining patient prescriptions from Optometrists and Ophthalmologists
  • Taking customer information and measurements of the ocular area
  • Recommending frames or contact lenses that suit the customer's style, face, and specifications
  • Adjusting and fitting frames according to the prescriptions and customer's specifications, as well as to suit the customer's face
  • Preparing work orders for the Lab Technicians to use to manufacture the lenses
  • Using specialized equipment, such as calipers, lensometers, and lens gauges
  • Repairing broken frames
  • Performing administrative duties, such as managing prescriptions, customer records, and insurance
  • Educating customers on how to wear and maintain glasses and contact lenses
  • Performing administrative duties, such as managing prescriptions, customer records, and insurance
  • Keeping inventory on frames and contact lenses to ensure product variety and customer satisfaction
  • Make buying decisions for optical (budget management) / meet with sales reps
  • Training staff and maintain workflow processes
  • Establishes strategic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service, and operations information / provide finance with daily and specific monthly and yearly reports and data
  • Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards, analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems, and recommending system improvements
  • Train, fit and order routine and specialty contact lenses
  • Read and apply prism / apply bangerter filters / customize and fit moisture chambers, specialized head adaptors and ptosis crutches and/or other modifications needed to better fit patient
  • Take/post payments and provide proper documentation
  • Maintain fluency with Optical software and manage table coding and pricing EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Associate s degree from an accredited optician school required equivalent work experience may substitute for education.
    • Minimum 3 years experience as an optician required. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
      • Current and valid certification as an optician from the American Board of Opticianry required, within one year of hire. EOE/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha, Omaha , Optician II / Optical Shop, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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