Join Cape Coral Eye Center's fast paced group of offices. We need an Optician who will accurately and appropriately fill ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fit and adapt lenses and frames. The Optician will also train patients in the care of their lenses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Evaluates prescription in conjunction with patientís vocational and avocational visual requirements.
Determines patientís current lens prescription, when necessary, using lensometer or lens analyzer and patientís eyeglasses.
Recommends specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit patient needs.
Assists patients in selecting frames according to style and color, coordinating frames and facial and eye measurements and optical prescription.
Measures patientís bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes.
Prepares work order and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
Verifies finished lenses are ground to specification.
Heats, shapes, and adjusts plastic or metal frames to fit patient.
Instructs patient in adapting to, wearing, and caring for eyeglasses.
Sells and orders contact lenses.
Sells optical goods such as plano sunglasses.
Repairs damaged frames.
Selects and orders frames for display.
Grinds lens edges or applies coating to lenses.
Computes amount of sale and collects payment for services.
Submits optical claims to vision plans within 24 hours of receipt.
Assembles and keeps on hand patient cleaning kits.
Completes all filing and computer and/or paperwork within 24 hours of receipt.

On-the-job training provided. Competitive employee benefits program including health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, Family Medical Leave, and uniforms.

Cape Coral Eye Center has been voted the "Best of Southwest Florida" for the past 7 years by the NewsPress Reader's Poll.

Join our dynamic team that focuses on excellence in patient care.

Visit our web site at www.CapeCoralEyeCenter.com for information about our practice.

Apply by sending your resume either by fax (239-540-8995) or by e-mail (HR@CapeCoralEyeCenter.com) to the Human Resource Director.