Opticians Opticians help fit eyeglasses and contact lenses, following prescriptions from ophthalmologists and optometrists.
Optician Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Optician to join our team.
- Educate patients on their corrective lens options and help them make a choice that fits their medical needs as well as lifestyle preferences;
- Provide honest and confident feedback to patients regarding eyewear selections;
- Perform tasks including stock work, re-merchandising, display and light cleaning;
- Greet patients in a timely, professional and engaging manner;
- Provide information on the best lenses for patients’ needs and everyday life;
- Review Physician’s prescriptions and orders based on medical charts;
- Initiate consultations by asking open-ended questions to learn the patients’ preferences and needs;
- Provide honest but compassionate feedback about aesthetic choices in frames;
- Operate manual lensometer and other tools to achieve proper fittings for patients;
- Ability to perform technical measurement and adjustments of eyewear;
- Communicate with physician with questions or concerns about prescriptions and other eye-related issues;
- Manage inventory of frames and contact lenses to ensure optimum customer satisfaction and product variety;
- Achieve sales goals and quotas as determined by office staff while attending to patients’ specific needs and desires;
- Work as a team player to ensure each patient receives the best service possible.
- Able to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to details;
- College diploma in opticianry, ophthalmic dispensing or optical sciences program;
- Knowledge of current optical practices;
- 1+ years’ experience;
- Currently in school;
- Experience with both contact lenses and glasses;
- Ability to operate lensometers and other equipment;
- Registered Optician with The College of Opticians of Ontario;
- Excellent customer service and sales skills required;
- Excellent oral and written communication and teamwork skills;
- At least 1+ years’ experience dispensing corrective lenses.