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Optician *WILL TRAIN RIGHT CANDIDATE*

Full-time
Shawnee, OK
Posted Aug 9, 2019

Optician

*Open Date:  8/9/2019

*Closing Date:  08/30/2019


*Updated resumes with professional references accepted only

*No PHONE CALLS please

*Pay discussed on interview

 We are looking for a career minded, highly detailed individual able to work any hours between 730am-6pm Monday through Friday. Candidate must be a punctual, professional, fast learning self-starter who possesses a strong work ethic with strong customer service skills. Positive team players only need apply. Will train the right individual!  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· High school diploma or equivalent 

· Ability to pass background check and drug screening 

· Strong background of excellent customer service and communication skills (1-2 yrs. customer service preferred) 

· Smiling face, great attitude and desire to help others 

· Dependable, self-starter and high-level ability to multitask 

· Detail oriented and very organized 

· Team Player with the ability to work independently with little to no direction 

· Punctual, professional and have a strong work ethic 

· Fast-paced learner with great computer skills 

· Consistent access to dependable transportation 

Optician Primary Responsibilities:

* Provide a friendly atmosphere for patients.

* Evaluate prescriptions in conjunction with clients' vocational and avocational visual requirements.

* Recommend specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit client needs.

*  Verify that finished lenses are ground to specifications.

* Measure clients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices.

* Sell goods such as contact lenses, spectacles, sunglasses, and other goods related to eyes in general.

* Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.

* Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients, using pliers and hands.

* Determine clients' current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometer or lens analyzers and clients' eyeglasses.

* Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments.

* Fabricate lenses to meet prescription specifications.

*  Instruct clients in how to wear and care for eyeglasses

*  Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.

* Assemble eyeglasses by cutting and edging lenses and fitting the lenses into frames.

* Order and purchase frames and lenses.

* Obtain a customer's previous record or verify a prescription with the examining optometrist or ophthalmologist.

* Repair damaged frames

* Perform administrative duties such as tracking inventory and sales, submitting patient insurance information, and performing simple bookkeeping.

* Arrange and maintain displays of optical merchandise

Benefits Include:

· Employer Sponsored Health Insurance

· Annual Complimentary Eye Care and Eyewear for employee

· Significant Eye Care and Eyewear discounts for immediate family members

· 401K with employer matching percentage

· Monthly Bonus Incentive Program

· Paid Holidays

· Paid Time Off

· No Weekends

· Competitive Pay based on Experience

· Employer paid education and certification opportunities