Fits, adjusts, repairs, and dispenses eyewear, lenses and related accessories. Orders optical supplies. Meets the qualifications to provide attention, education, and an exceptional patient and customer experience to all Eyewear Center visitors. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care, customer service and maximizes patient and customer satisfaction. Position is in a retail and sales setting, requiring personal interactions with patients and customers on a daily basis.
Fits patient and customer for new glasses, recording necessary information on prescription card. Guides patient and customer in choosing frames and lens material, discussing all options with patient. Must be knowledgeable of various styles and brands, bringing to the attention of the manager, any new products or suggestions of new products. Instructs patient and customer in the application and care of prisms and other optical aids. Provides patient and customer with a clear and detailed explanation of pricing, payment and length of time required to complete order. Contact patient and customer when order is ready for pick up and provide scheduled pick up time. Adjusts and dispenses eyewear and lenses to patient and customer's satisfaction. Provides clear explanation of caring for frames and lenses. Checks visual acuity with all purchases. Explains warranty, reminding patients and customers to return if adjustments are needed. Provides information regarding accessories and care of their lenses. Orders glasses, lenses, frame parts, visual aids, optical supplies, and departmental supplies. When new shipments of frames are received verifies frames against invoices and prices new frames from suppliers. Verifies and inspects all orders for completeness and accuracy involving prescription, style, size, and condition prior to dispensing. Examines glasses that need to be repaired and discusses repair options, including any costs of repairs. Answers telephone in a professional manner, relaying all messages to the appropriate party in a timely fashion. Returns patient calls in a timely manner. Explains payment policy to the patient and customer. Receives cash payments, writes receipts, and fills out any charge sheets. Manually prepares cash and receipts for daily bank and charge deposits. Electronically reconciles the deposit. Works with lens lab technicians as needed. Neutralizes lenses at patient and customer's request. Examines glasses in need of repairs, does appropriate adjustments and repairs. Discusses any costs of repairs with the patient. Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)
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