Optician Job
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Post Date: Nov 15, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Minnesota - Inver Grove Heights
Job Reference: 86375
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Description
Job Description:

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a full time benefits eligible Optician to work at our Inver Grove Heights Clinic. This position is vital to advising and assisting patients in eyewear selection, delivery, adjustment, repair and consultation. This position facilitates delivering these services in a professional, cost effective and timely manner.

At HealthPartners, you’ll find a culture where we live our values of excellence, compassion, integrity and most importantly, partnership. By working together, we will improve health and well-being, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable.

SCHEDULE:

Monday & Wednesday 10:30am – 6:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am – 3:30pm
Friday (alternate every other week) WK 1: 8:00am – 2:00pm WK 2: 11:00am – 5:00pm

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED:

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American Board of Opticianary Certification and a minimum of two-years, full-time Optical Department experience.

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Proven ability to interact with patients and staff in a courteous and cooperative manner.

PREFERRED:

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Formal opticianary training from an accredited technical school.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess manual dexterity, good vision and be self-mobile.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

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Proven ability to interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions.

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Proven ability to advise and assist patient in frame and lens selection.

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Proven ability to perform measurements of frame and lens specifications.

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Proven ability to provide patient contact lens insertion and removal training.

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Proven ability to consult with patient and resolve eyewear and contact lenses problems or concerns.

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Proven ability to perform eyewear adjustments and repairs.

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Place orders for frame and lenses fabrication with approved optical laboratories.

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Place orders for contact lenses with approved contact lenses laboratories / vendors.

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Verify orders (eyeglasses or contact lenses) received from optical contact lens laboratories / vendors to ensure accuracy.

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Maintain frame-display board by accurate pricing and purchasing of appropriate frame product and performing physical count as directed.

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Maintain diagnostic contact lens inventory by organizing, cleaning and performing physical count as directed.

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Price and collect fees for eyewear and contact lenses.

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Maintain and order department supplies.

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Responsible for answering telephone, maintaining files, contacting patients, preparing reports and other office functions as necessary.

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Perform other duties as assigned.

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Maintain knowledge of appointment scheduling practices

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Maintain knowledge of appointment scheduling policies and procedures

HealthPartners is recognized nationally for providing outstanding care and experience for patients and members. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more information and to apply go to www.healthpartners.com/careers and search for job ID #45153.

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.