Ophthalmic Technician

Paragon Vision Sciences - Gilbert, AZ
Posted: August 19, 2019

Ophthalmic Phone Consultant

CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses and related products and services. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and 1-day lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.

Who We Are

Paragon Vision Sciences, Inc., a Cooper Vision specialty eye care company, is a world leading manufacturer of specialty contact lenses and oxygen permeable contact lens materials. Our CRT® lens (a class three medical device) is considered the lens of choice by many eye care professionals around the world. Paragon’s office is located in Gilbert, Arizona.

Why Work With Us

We are certified as a Great Place to Work®! Our environment recognizes each employee as a vital member of the team. Integrity and respect are fundamental to our working relationships. We are friendly, inventive, and dedicated. We don’t quit until the job is done right! Our lenses don’t just change vision, they change lives. Join a team that is passionate about improving other’s visual health and quality of life.

JOB SUMMARY

Provide in-depth clinical and educational support to practitioners, as well as to sales and marketing teams.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reports to the Director of Professional Services.
Respond directly to clinical and non-clinical consulting questions from patients, eye care practitioners, laboratories and their related staff.
Assist in the coordination of clinical and professional development programs, plans and actions for the professional services function, including, but not limited to:

Clinical training materials for eye care practitioners, laboratories and their related staff (photos and videos of contact lens fits, manuals, forms, etc.).
Continuing education tools and materials for eye care practitioners, laboratories and staff (presentations, notes, forms, videos).
Support cross-functional team in customer service, sales, marketing, in technical fitting of Paragon contact lenses.
Appropriately certified (required) to fit patients in Paragon contact lenses and provide follow-up care as required.
Develop clinical presentations to eye care practitioners, laboratories and their staff. 
Develop clinical training for Company employees.

Attend lab seminars, conventions and other practitioner meetings as required to exhibit, present, and educate.
Develop and implement procedures and systems to manage any certification requirements by FDA or International agencies for the Company’s products.
Interface regularly with multi-discipline eye care professionals, as well as within the company including marketing, customer service, regulatory, and senior management.
Respond to U.S. practitioners’ requests relative to contact lens fitting, professional relations activities.
Provide technical input when reviewing regulated labeling. 
Maintain all appropriate documentation and records.
Control expenses accordingly.
Assist in training of new sales, marketing and professional services personnel. 
Compose and prepare computer graphics, artwork, and layouts.
Assist with other marketing efforts as time allows (i.e., promotions).

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Good knowledge of computer programs including; Word, Excel, Act, and PowerPoint.

Detail-oriented.

Capable of handling multiple projects at the same time and working under pressure.

Freedom for occasional U.S. travel, generally not to exceed 25%.

Membership in at least one professional contact lens organization.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Normal office environment.

Prolonged sitting and using a computer.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in an allied health discipline, marketing, public relations, communications or nursing preferred, or a combination of education and equivalent experience. 

EXPERIENCE

Four years’ experience in contact lens fitting, consulting, or design.

 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


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Paragon Vision Sciences

Paragon Vision Sciences

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