MD EyeCare Services Corporate

Optician

Job Locations US-CA-La Quinta
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/13/2021 2:15 PM)
Job ID
2021-5939
# of Openings
1
Category
Milauskas Eye Institute
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Milauskas Eye Institute

 

 

The Optician will dispense and fit spectacles, contact lenses and other optical aides, working from printed or computerized prescriptions with assistance.  They 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.  

 

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Responsibilities

  • Consult with patients to select appropriate products based on the needs of the individual.  
  • Address any patient concerns with patience and a caring attitude. 
  • 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. 
  • Communicate with patients regarding their insurance benefits and pricing.
  • Ensure complete patient confidentiality as established by the practice policies and HIPAA.
  • Coordinate with the clinical associates/doctors to ensure a clean handoff from clinic to dispensary.
  • Work in cooperation with other dispensary associates to meet and exceed daily and monthly sales goals.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.
  • It is highly preferred that all Opticians obtain ABO certification within 18 months of employment.
  • Strongly prefer demonstrated sales experience.
  • Strongly prefer some ophthalmic experience but not required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work as a team player.
  • 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.

 

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