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Optician – Bettendorf, IA


Why You’ll Love this Job

Are you sales motivated and flexible? Love working with patients to determine what products best meet their needs and being a part of a team? Are you a quick learner who is able to multitask? Then you’ll love working here as an Optician! 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Frame Styling Optician is responsible for internal merchandising of frames, spectacle lenses and eyewear accessories, as well as all product support functions.  They are responsible for ensuring practice’s optical quality standards are met.

Optician Duties include:

  • Assist patients with frame selection, measure and specify orders, place frame orders, complete/file insurance forms. 
  • Manage all aspects of eyewear orders and patient pickup.
  • Work directly with patients in adaptation of their lenses
  • Troubleshoot spectacle rechecks – verify rx, pd, bc, material and proper product usage. 
  • Adjustment and minor eyeglasses repair 

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS OF AN OPTICIAN

  • Proven customer service skills required in order to create, maintain, and enhance patient relationships.
  • Highly organized and able to assist multiple clients 
  • Strong sales ability. Effectively handle price objections. Ability to close the sale 
  • Basic algebra  
  • Quick learner
  • Have an eye for fashion, particularly eyewear
  • Secure small and large transactions with equal ease
  • Extremely detail oriented.
  • Motivated, goal oriented, and persistent.
  • High level of initiative and works well in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well.
  • Plans and carries out responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Computer literate

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required: 

  • High School diploma 
  • Ability to operate a computer and basic office equipment. 
Preferred: 
  • Prior experience as an Optician or a similar position
  • Experience interacting with customers or patients as well as administrative and office experience
  • Prefer experience with Microsoft Office Suite software programs and other clinic-specific software

Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 7589
Internal Job Title: Optician – Bronze – 849 – Chizek Family Eye Care