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Entry Level Optician

Company: Eyecare Associates Fort Collins
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Summary/Objective *

Make a difference in a patient's life! Become an Optician. This role is for someone with a fashion sense to assist patients in choosing the right frame and lens material to meet their needs! Experience in retail is preferred but we will train the best candidate.

We are a 6-doctor practice in the middle of Fort Collins. Our team is the best of the best! The doctors are concerned with all of our staff's well being and it shows. We offer full benefits and competitive pay. We work hard and we have fun!

*Essential Functions will include *

Presents and educates the patient on current frame and lens technology, based on the doctor's recommendations, prescription and patient's lifestyle needs.

Trains patients on care of eyewear; Assists patients with repairs and adjustments; Provides insurance plan and benefits counseling to patient; Orders glasses electronically;

Rotates through the lab to perform edging, lensometry, lens inspection, phone duties.

*Performance Factors that you will learn*

*1. *Knowledge of materials and pricing: Will become familiar with ophthalmic lens technology, pricing, laboratory rebates, turnaround times, processes; accurate lens measurements, lensometry.

*2. *Knowledge of materials and pricing: Will become familiar with frame inventory, frame design, branding, merchandising, pricing.

*3. *Knowledge of third party managed care insurance plans and claims procedures.

*4*. Knowledge of lens edging, inspection, processing orders and communicating with outside labs and patients.

*Preferred Qualifications *

*1. *Prefer at least one year as an optician or have retail experience

*2. *Must have computer skills

*3. *Strong ability to multi-task with high degree of accuracy, attention to detail a must

*4. *Strong analytical and problem solving skills

*5. *Superior verbal and written skills

*6. *Strong interpersonal skills essential-must be a people person

*7. *Able to transition and think operationally

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

* Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Eyecare Associates Fort Collins, Fort Collins , Entry Level Optician, Other , Fort Collins, Colorado

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