Licensed Optician

Eastern Eye Care - Queens, NY
Posted: February 18, 2018

Eastern Eye Care is looking for a full-time/part-time optician with a minimum of one-year experience to join our team.  We are a new private optometric practice with optical boutique located in the heart of booming Flushing area of New York City.  We are serving the people in an Asian American dominated multi-ethnical community.  We use state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide comprehensive eye exams and treatment, special contact lens fitting, and myopia therapy in a professional and cordial environment.  

The ideal candidate would be a compassionate person with experience in optical sale, and a strong customer service background and desire to make our patients happy. Experience as an optometric technician is also preferred. You would be a team player, detail oriented, quick learner, able to multitask and have strong communication skills.  We provide competitive compensation based on experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Educate patients on frame and ophthalmic lens options, contact lens options.
  • Fit, dispense and adjust eyewear, including PD and seg height measurements; Enter sales into POS.  Perform repairs of spectacles.
  • Check incoming jobs, ensuring Rx, coatings and lens treatments are accurate; Track status of orders
  • Maintain housekeeping standards for frame board management, front desk, lab and contact lens area, trial lenses and testing equipment; Order and stock inventory
  • Educate patients on contact lens care and I & R
  • Perform administration functions such as filing, pulling records, scheduling appointments, checking-in and out. 
  • Return phone calls promptly to patients, other medical and optometric practices, pharmacies and optical stores
  • Greet all patients with a warm welcome and show desire to provide excellent eye care. 
  • Verify and interpret medical and vision insurances and eligibility. 
  • Perform diagnostic tests that include auto-refractions, visual fields, OCT, fundus photos, topography, etc.
  • Provide prompt and professional assistance in patient care and education pertaining to the treatment prescribed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • NYS licensed optician
  • Minimum of 1 year of optical and retail experience
  • Great communication skills in person, on the phone and online; positive attitude
  • Ophthalmic dispensing skills
  • Knowledge of eyewear, lens options, frame adjustment and repair
  • Awareness of fashion and ability to assist patients in choosing the best glasses and contacts based on their needs
  • Experience of EMR for medical records, scheduling, inventory, and optical ordering (knowledge in Eyefinity EHR is plus)
  • Familiarity with optical insurances including VSP, Spectera, Davis Vision.  Knowledge of medical insurances is a plus
  • Bilingual (English, Chinese or Korean) is preferred
  • Flexibility to work weekends and hours that meet the needs of the business

Job Type

Full-time or Part-time

Please reply with your resume, and a cover letter that explains your qualification and optical experience.  You can also indicate the salary you are seeking.  


Eastern Eye Care

Eastern Eye Care

Queens, NY

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