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Front Desk/Optician

Tecumseh, OK
Posted Dec 31, 2019

 Optician/ Front Desk- Tecumseh Location
              Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide a friendly atmosphere for patients
  • Evaluate prescriptions in conjunction with clients' vocational and avocational visual requirements.
  • Recommend specific lenses, lens coating, and frames to suit client needs.
  • Verify that finished lenses are ground to specifications.
  • Mesure 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 to 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.
  • Verify patient insurance coverage and benefits
  • File claims to insurance for reimbursement on behalf of the patient
  • Perform administrative duties such as racking inventory and sales, answering phone calls, booking appointments, and performing simple bookkeeping.
  • Arrange and maintain displays of optical merchandise.
  • Inventory Control
  • Invoice/Supplier Account Maintenance
  • Answer phones
  • Book appointments
  • Scanning


  • 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


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
  • Commision
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • No Weekends
  • Competitive Pay based on Experience
  • Employer paid education and certification opportunities