UNC Kittner Eye Center’s Optical Shop located in the Carolina Crossing Building is recruiting an Optical Assistant position. This is an entry-level position that performs administrative tasks as well as hands-on patient care. Advises and assists patients in selection of frames and lenses including the selection of color, shape and size. Takes measurements to determine specifications, verifies prescriptions, writes up and processes the optical order for eyewear. Assembles fits and repairs eyeglasses as needed. Orders and stock supplies. This position instructs and assists patients on the care of glasses, answers patient questions, serves as liaison to vendors and physicians, receives payments from patients and enters the payment into EPIC. Must of knowledge of transposition of RX's and previous optical retail experience preferred.