The South Bend Clinic

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Optician

Optician

Location 
US-IN-South Bend
Location : Name 
Main
Department 
Ophthalmology
Schedule 
M-F 8-5
HRS/PP 
1.0 (80 Hours)

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Job Description

 

 

 

 

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POSITION:  Optician

 

DEPARTMENT:  Ophthalmology

 

REPORTS TO:  Practice Manager

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for fitting and dispensing of eyewear. Assists patients with the selection of frames. Performs minor repairs and adjustments of eyewear.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Assist patients in selecting frames of the most suitable size and shape based on prescription.
  2. Analyze and interpret prescriptions.
  3. Provide basic eye health and vision screenings.
  4. Perform accurate measurements to determine size, shape, and specifications for lenses and frames.
  5. Prepares work orders.
  6. Assemble and repair eyeglasses.
  7. Verify the completed fit of eyeglasses or lenses and ensure they are manufactured to the required specifications.
  8. Assist with duties at Visions in Granger as needed.
  9. Maintain frame inventory and update inventory in computer.
  10. Assist with contact lens instruction classes and place orders for contacts.
  11. Perform appropriate adjustments to ensure patient comfort.
  12. Promote eye health and the correct use of ophthalmic appliances by educating patients.
  13. Efficiently assist in rooming patients and taking appropriate history.
  14. Documentation of all patient care is thorough, objective, concise, and follows appropriate legal guidelines.
  15. Applies knowledge of general insurance guidelines and requirements to help direct patient care.
  16. Arrange and maintain the displays of optical merchandise.
  17. Observes department conditions and activities taking appropriate action to deliver a positive patient experience.
  18. Exhibits computer systems knowledge and proficiency as necessary to perform job functions.
  19. Follows SBC Reimbursement policies and utilizes up to date coding information.
  20. Takes initiative to seek out tasks and duties and/or assists others as necessary.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certification/License:

Optician certification is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to learn quickly. Must have good communication and personal skills. Must have proven sales ability.

Special Demands/Requirements:
None