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Optician - Mesa/Gilbert

Optical

  • Posted: 03 September 2021
  • Full-time
  • Gilbert, AZ, USA

At American Vision Partners (AVP), we partner with the most respected ophthalmology practices in the country and integrate best-in-class management systems, operational infrastructure, and advanced technology to provide the highest quality patient care possible. Our practices include Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, Southwestern Eye Center, Retinal Consultants of Arizona, M&M Eye Institute, Abrams Eye Institute, Havasu Eye Center, Southwest Eye Institute, Aiello Eye Institute, and Moretsky Cassidy Vision Correction. We are focused on building the nation’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices and currently operate more than 100 eye care centers in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas – including 25 ambulatory surgical centers. At AVP we value teamwork, providing exceptional experiences, continuous improvement, financial strength, and hard work. We are committed to providing best-in-class patient care, pioneering research and technology, and most importantly, rewarding and recognizing our employees!

Optician 
Southwestern Eye Center - Mesa/Gilbert

As an Optician, customer service is priority one! You’ll assist patients with selecting and ordering eyewear, adjustments and fittings, and educating on proper eyeglass and contact lens care. Your initiative and organizational skills will keep us running at top performance, while your enthusiasm and knowledge will provide an exceptional patient experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Interprets prescription and helps patients choose appropriate eyewear, consulting with prescribing physicians as appropriate
  • Takes optical measurements necessary for eyewear preparation
  • Orders eyewear from laboratory based on prescription and patient preference
  • Performs quality inspection of lenses and frames
  • Adjusts eyewear to patient using appropriate tools and instruct on cleaning and handling
  • Makes any necessary repairs using appropriate parts and tools
  • Maintains equipment and inventory of supplies

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous optical experience preferred; willing to train if eager to learn
  • ABO and NCLE is a plus, will be required within 6 months of hire
  • Licensed Dispensing Optician (LDO) is a plus
  • Detailed oriented, reliable and able to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Word and Excel
  • Flexible schedule working Monday through Friday

Benefits & Perks:

Your health, happiness and your future matters! At AVP, we offer everything medical and dental insurance, significant eye care discounts, child care assistance, pet insurance, continuing education funds, 401(k), paid holidays plus PTO, Sick Time, opportunity for growth, and much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.