Optical Assistant

Center For Sight - North Port, FL
Posted: May 16, 2018

About Center For Sight:

Located in Sarasota, FL, Center For Sight is one of the leading multi-specialty eye and skin care practices in the United States.  With 8 area locations, 28 doctors, and 250 amazing staff members, we are the largest practice in Southwest Florida, managing over 100,000 patient visits per year system-wide.  We operate out of our own AAAHC accredited ASC, located within our central office in Sarasota, and perform over 10,000 surgery cases per year.

Sarasota, Florida – West Coast:

Sarasota boasts an outstanding quality of life with many amenities.  Our Siesta Key Beach was named the #1 Beach in the USA in 2017, and there is a vibrant arts and culture scene in addition to the endless outdoor activities families can enjoy.  Pine View School, Sarasota County’s gifted magnet program, was ranked the best public high school in the State of Florida.  With its beautiful beaches, no state income tax, and rapidly growing population, Sarasota provides an idyllic opportunity to live and work in paradise.

Job Summary:

An Optical Technician is responsible for fitting and selling eyewear.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Listen and address needs of patients as evidenced by company standards and policies
  • Trouble shoot concerns about patients’ vision and eyewear as evidenced by patient needs
  • Explain features and benefits of new lens technology and frames
  • Able to neutralize and inspect for accuracy prescription lenses with a lensometer
  • Identify wanted and unwanted prism as evidenced by the written prescription
  • Navigate insurance websites to assist patients with the available benefits and cost associated with their plan
  • Other duties as required by supervisor

Minimum Requirements:

  • ABOC and/or NCLE certified and/or licensed by the State of Florida
  • Excellent communication and listening skills in order to properly address patient needs
  • Show knowledge and use of a lensometer

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes health, life, disability and dental insurance, Matching 401K plan, generous vacation and holiday pay, and many employee discounts

Drug and Smoke Free Workplace


Center For Sight

Center For Sight

North Port, FL

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