Charter School Eligible position
The Optician facilitates an excellent experience for the Optical customer by delivering high quality care and individualized service. The Optician assists the Optical Manager/Optician in customer sales, clinical care and education and training.
List of Responsibilities/Duties:
Provides direct customer sales.
Enters all sales data completely and accurately at point of sale.
Maintains Optical cleanliness and appearance for display of goods and equipment.
Maintains smooth customer flow during hours of operation.
Monitors wait times for service and for goods ordered--keeping customers informed on what we are doing to resolve problem.
Provides best possible eye wear solution that is responsive to each customer needs.
Knowledgeable of specific requirements of the various managed care vision plans.
Handles customer relations.
Measures pupillary distance in order to correctly center lenses for individual customer.
Performs lensometry in order to confirm prescription, duplicate present glasses, verify prisms, and bifocal add-ons.
Uses lens clock to confirm that the base curve is correctly prescribed.
Performs diagnostic work for physicians with regard to patient Rx, prisms, bifocals and lens type.
Fits, confirms and dispenses eye wear.
Maintains technical competency. Responsible for participating in continuing education for both technical, merchandise and sales.
Provides doctors and technicians information on optical products that are available.
Acts as a resource/consultant for customers.
Educates consumer on “fit” of new lenses during adjustment phase and what to expect of the lenses.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Current licensure by the Florida Board of Opticianry.
Graduation from high school or GED
Minimum Demonstrated Skills
Demonstrated excellence in management, leadership and organizational skills.
Demonstrated excellence in communications skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively convey ideas and information.
Creative idea-generating individual with excellent follow through abilities.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others.