Lead Optician JobSt. Louis, MO

Why You’ll Love This Job

Private Practice in South St. Louis County seeks experienced  Lead Optician. Ideal candidate is technically proficient with strong sales and service skills. Able to foster a collaborative environment.  

Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Customer reception and service.
  • Maintain patient records, schedule appointments, collect payments.
  • Obtain Insurance information and authorization, facilitate insurance billing and collection.
  • Process and follow up on orders with laboratories.
  • Maintain Inventory.
  • Maintain cleanliness and overall style of dispensary, including displays.
  • Identify patient’s eyewear needs and educate patient about eyewear options.
  • Properly fit, troubleshoot, and adjust eyewear.
  • Assist in the selection of fashionable eyewear.
  • Promote eyewear, contact lens, and eye product sales.
  • Participate in continuing education regarding products and sales.
  • Assist Manager with training of Opticians and Optical Dispensers.
  • Assist Manager with staff scheduling of Optical department.
  • Supervise safe and efficient operation of In Office Finishing.
  • Supervise and maintain optical sales and service.
  • Assist manager in maintaining Inventory levels, and procedure
  • Supervise dispensary appearance, cleanliness and displays.
  • Assist Manager in maintaining correct insurance fee schedules.

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • General clerical and retail computer system skills.
  • Proficiency with Electronic Medical Records.
  • Sales and Optical dispensing skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of insurance benefits and claims submission.
  • ABO certification (preferred) but not required.

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

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