MD EyeCare Services Corporate

  • Optician

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/11/2018 4:28 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2451
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    VZN Eye Care
    Type
    Pier Diem
  • Overview

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    VZN is proud to be one of the most sought after names, when it comes to an optometry clinic in Rogers Park as we use cutting edge technology and state-of-the-art equipment for addressing numerous eye care issues starting from foreign body removal and corneal erosions/trauma to glaucoma and dry eye syndrome.  This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and dynamic leadership.  We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients.

     

    Optician will dispense and fit spectacles, contact lenses and other optical aides, working from printed or computerized prescriptions with assistance.  The Optician will advise patients on various types of lenses and spectacle frames, including advice on style, weight, and color.  Instructs patients on how to wear and care for their spectacles and contacts.

    Responsibilities

    • Consult with patients to select appropriate products based on the needs of the individual.  Actively listen and question the patient/customer regarding life style to aid in proper lens and frame selection.
    • Address any patient concerns with patience and a caring attitude. Point out the benefits of comfort, vision correction, savings and value to the patient. Close the sale and thank the patient by name for their purchase.
    • Read and interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions as written by the eye care providers, and follow all instructions accordingly.
    • Take time to assist in taking frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning.
    • Utilize small handheld instruments as well as larger instruments and machines, including: pupilometer and lensometer.
    • Troubleshoot patient complaints; adjust or repair spectacles as needed.
    • Communicate with patients regarding their insurance benefits and pricing.

    Qualifications

    • Strongly prefer some ophthalmic experience but not required.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work as a team player.
    • Excellent math skills that allow for precise work (basic algebraic equations and monetary calculations).
    • Strong organization and problem solving skills, proficient with Microsoft applications.
    • Ability to make decisions using industry standards that can be checked with precise measurements of accuracy.

    In turn we will offer:

    • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401k and short and long term disability.
    • Company paid life insurance.
    • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
    • Paid parking where applicable.
    • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected.
    • Clear career ladder opportunities.

     

    VZN is a proud ESP company 

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