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Date Posted 10/06/23
AgencyCollege of Optometry
Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance
Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)
Salary RangeFrom $48376 to $48376 Annually
Employment Type Full-Time
Travel Percentage 0%
Hours Per Week 37.5
From 12 AM
To 12 PM
Flextime allowed? No
Mandatory overtime? No
Compressed workweek allowed? No
Telecommuting allowed? No
County New York
Street Address 33 West 42nd Street
City New York
Minimum Qualifications Current New York State Opticians’ License
Ability to work evenings and Saturdays
Electronic medical records experience and knowledge of vision care plans
Duties Description We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic New York State-licensed optician with excellent people and technical skills who enjoys working in a fast-paced eyewear center. As a team staff optician, the successful candidate will interact with faculty, staff, optometric students and patients on a daily basis. Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to provide an excellent patient experience are required. Applicants must be knowledgeable of and be able to explain to patients the appropriate frame selection, lens materials, and lens designs; possess exemplary fitting and adjusting skills; and have experience working with vision insurance plans. Individual must be sales savvy and aware of current trends and developments in lenses and eyewear. Must be flexible with scheduling needs of department.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
edging and tinting lenses
inspection of lenses before and after completion and assemble the eyeglasses
ordering lenses based on cost, surfacing lab and patient RX
processing orders with accuracy to minimize remakes and customer dissatisfaction
processing optical orders/claims with the vision insurance plans
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