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Optician (Starting: $17 - $19 BOE)

Company: Panorama Eye Care
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Who We AreAt Panorama Eyecare, our mission is to enhance the quality of life by improving eye health and vision through compassion, while using state-of-the-art technology, and with exceptional patient care. We strive to exceed the national benchmarks for clinical quality, to provide an unrivaled patient experience, and to be the model for Employer of Choice. We will accomplish this through the integration of education, research, and our commitment to of excellence for all our staff. Here at Panorama Eyecare we are all about the word TEAM.The RoleThe successful Optician I will contribute to the fulfillment of the Panorama Eyecare's mission statement by possessing exemplary patient / customer service skills, being highly motivated, energetic, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment. In addition, the Optician will be highly skilled at preparing and fitting glasses, filling prescriptions, helping patients / customers choose frames, adjusting and fitting finished glasses, processing orders with optical labs, final inspection of order. They are accountable and responsible for each patient's order they process.

  • Assists customers in choosing the most appropriate eyeglass frame, type of lenses, and lens features.
  • Measures customers accurately to make sure the glasses will fit properly.
  • Prepares orders for the ordering and fabrication of the eyewear so the lab can prepare, grind, edge, and insert lenses into the frames.
  • Processes and submits eyewear orders accurately to the wholesale labs.
  • Inspects all finished eyewear to make sure the prescription has been filled correctly and there are no defects present, follows up with lab if necessary.
  • Dispenses finished glasses to the patient / customer, making sure that they fit, are comfortable, and that patient satisfaction has been achieved.
  • Repairs patient's broken frames, or assist them with the selection of a new pair of glasses.
  • Adjusts frames for the patient / customer who has come in for realignment.
  • Inspects, cleans, and maintains the frame inventory on display in the optical department.
  • Transmits information on the computer/internet to obtain insurance company approval for billing and processing.
  • Applies press-on prisms; both standard and compound.
  • Hand edges glass, plastic and polycarbonate lenses when necessary.
  • Tints plastic lenses when necessary.
  • Mounts and re-mounts drilled rimless eyewear.
  • Performs daily receiving of optical goods from various vendors.
  • Prepares orders daily for dispensing optician.
  • Follows up with vendors regarding late orders and back orders and keeps patient apprised of order status.
  • Coordinates shipment of frames to labs for assembly by labs.
  • Prepares RTV goods for shipment and tracks credits due from each vendor.
  • Performs daily balancing of patient payments to receipts..

    Requirements:
    Who You Are
    • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • ABO certification or mandatory certification through the American Board of Opticianry required within one year of employment.Our Growth OpportunitiesOptician I
      • No Cert Required
      • Starting at $17.00Optician II
        • ABO
        • Starting at $19.00Our Employee Perks
          • PTO Accruals Start at 3 Weeks
          • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Insurance
          • Company Paid Optical Allowance
          • Company Paid Routine Eye Care
          • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurances
          • Educational Allowance
          • Generous Paid Holiday Program
          • 401K With Company MatchEEOCPanorama Eyecare is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Panorama Eye Care, Fort Collins , Optician (Starting: $17 - $19 BOE), Other , Fort Collins, Colorado

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