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    Northern California
    Other Optical Manufacturer or Vendor

    Optical Supervisor for CA State

    Hello, l am looking for Optician's with Supervising experience who may be interested in working for the California Prison Industry Authority's Optical Program. Pay and benefits are excellent and we currently have 4 large scale production labs located throughout California and we continue to expand. Serious candidates feel free to e-mail any questions you may have.

    Additionally, you can visit for more info about the Optical program.

    Or visit for info on applying for a current open position.

    And here is a site on how to get a job with the state of California
    Last edited by jROC; 11-29-2006 at 09:30 PM. Reason: additional info

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    Dispensing Optician

    PIA Supervisor Position

    Hello, my name is Pamela j. Herting and I am interested in applying for this position. Enclosed is a copy of my resume. Please feel free to call me for additional information.

    Pamela J. Herting
    9142 Redwater Drive
    Antelope, CA 95843
    Cell Phone: (916)410-7566

    Objective: To find a company dedicated to the education and advancement of employees, advancement of the industry, quality products and services, and is integrity driven.

    To find a position in which my experience and talents can be utilitized to advance the organization as well as my career. A position that invites individualism and a team based approach to meeting and exceeding any and all goals.

    I have managed an optical boutique as well as a dispensary in an optometrists office. I am a well rounded individual with a strong optical and mathematical background as well as demonstrating exceptional sales technique. I am interested in taking my career a step further by continuing my education in the medical field as well as educating others in sales strategies on a larger level.

    National Contact Lens Examiners Certification,2004
    American Board of Opticianry Certification, 1999
    Opticians Association of Colorado, 1999-2000
    High School Diploma, Widefield High School, 1992

    2004-Present- *Office Team Leader, Contact Lens Tech, Optician, Eyecenter Optometrics
    Oversee all departments(including optical, contact lens, optometric assistants, accounts receivable & insurance coordinator) Manage employee schedules, time off request and determine coverage for all depts. In charge of insurance aging and research, accounts receivable, insurance audits and general maintenance of office and equipment. Responsible for contact lens inventory, billing, ordering, and meeting with representatives. Handled all patient complaints and grievances as well as troubleshoot any optical or contact lens related visual difficulties or adaptation issues. Also resonsible for training new opticians and technicians in optics, lensometry, and product knowledge.

    2003-2004 * Dispensing Optician, Eyecenter Optometrics
    Senior dispensing optician to assist doctors in the exam room. Assisted patients in the break down of their insurance benefits, frame and lens selection based upon individual needs, educated patients on lens options. Responsible for follow up on all aging jobs with laboratory and back up lab technician whwn needed. Began training with the dispense of Paragon CRT lenses. Also performed spectacle fittings, adjustemnts and repairs and responsible for verifying optics and cosmetics of every pair of glasses from the laboratory.

    2002-2003 *Dispensing Optician, Chapel Hills Vision Clinic
    Dispensing optician for a high volume upscale optometric practice; these duties included frame and lens selection based on the customers individual needs and lifestyle requirements specializing in high end frames and the education of premium lense products as well as assuring complete customer satisfaction. Organized inventory control sysytems and assisted with frame selection from several vendors; extensive experience billing VSP insurance claims as well as knowledge of several optometric software programs; experienced with all aspects of a finishing laboratory and use of manual lensometers as well as a Humphrey's lens analyzer.

    2001-2002 * Dipensary Manager, Lifetime Eyecare Specialists
    Responsible for all aspects of the optical department fpr a privately owned office consisiting of two doctors of optometry; these responsibilities include frame and lens selection, inventory control, frame and lab account management, and optical equipment utilization; experience with filing claims for various insurance companies as well as knowledge of optometric software programs; well trained as a paraoptometric technician when needed, including patient pre-testing with the use of an auto refractor and checking visual acuity.

    1998-2001 * Optical Manager, Everything In Sight
    Operations manager of an optical boutique and worked closely with a doctor of optometry; responsibilities include lab management and finishing of lenses; employee hiring, training, and supervision; sole decision -making authority in frame and lens selection including inventory control; well trainied in the use of various types of optical equipment including edgers, lensometers, and lens analyzers; responsible for quality control and inspection of patient products; also responsible for handling patient questions and concerns to ensure quality and satisfaction.

    1996-1998 * Optician, Eyemasters
    Assisted customers in frame and lens selection; also performed spectacle fittings, adjustments, and repairs; front desk support including ( but not limited to ) scheduling appointments, answering telephone inquiries, and greeting patients.


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