Promoting the professional stature of opticianry through educational opportunities, legislative activity, and national communications.
Promoting the professional stature of opticianry through educational opportunities, legislative activity, and national communications.

Job Opportunities

If you are looking for employment, have a position available or know of one, or have equipment to sell, please contact our office at: executivedirector@oaw.org Note: to post ads, we now require a contact name, phone number and business name. This is for our information only, and need not be posted in the ad unless you wish it. The ad itself should include a description of the position, a geographic location, and a contact number (phone, fax, or email). All ads will be pulled after 60 days and will have to be re-submitted. Please contact us if the position is filled. All ads will deal with Licensed Dispensing Opticians or registered apprentices only. We are an association of Washington State licensed opticians, not optometric assistants or un-licensed “opticians”. Job Posting Guidelines Thank you for reaching out to the Opticians Association of Washington to place an ad for you. All ads have to specify Licensed Dispensing Opticians or Registered Apprentices Opticians only. We are an association of Washington State licensed opticians, not optometric assistants or un-licensed “opticians!” I am more than happy to place your ad if you would like to add a Licensed Dispensing or Registered Apprentice qualification.

Available Opportunties

5/22/2019 Pearle Vision/Lynnwood has 2 FT positions available for Apprentices, or LDO’s.

5/22/2019

Pearle Vision/Lynnwood has 2 FT positions available for Apprentices, or LDO’s.


Pearle Vision, located at the Alderwood Mall, in Lynnwood, is looking for two new team members to join our thriving, busy location!  
Both positions are full time, with benefits. 
We need one apprentice/LDO, and one Assistant Manager (who must also be at least a registered apprentice).  
The job is fun, the location is awesome, and the team is happy, helpful and hard working!  Come join us!

All resumes will be carefully considered.  Please submit your resume to: skeshvari@pearlevision.com

5/21/2019 Optical Illusions (Bellevue) - LDO

5/21/2019

Optical Illusions (Bellevue) – LDO

High end optical store in Bellevue is looking to hire a licensed optician for a part-time or full-time position.

Candidate must have knowledge about lenses, high-end eyewear, and have great communication skills. We will provide training. If you are a passionate individual who takes pride in your abilities to help our patients see better in style, we would love to talk with you.

  • Be friendly, welcoming, with energetic personality
  • Be willing to go the extra mile to provide our patients with exceptional patient care
  • Be able to multitask and remain productive
  • Have frame styling experience, repairs and adjustments
  • Be detailed, reliable and punctual
  • Be proficient with computers
  • Be able to explain various lens and frame products and their benefits to patients
  • Be open to flexible schedule including early mornings, late evenings and Saturdays
  • Love being a team player and helping co-workers be successful


If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Please email cover letter and resume only to taichi.nakajima@oieyewear.com

5/16/2019 Licensed Dispensing Optician

5/16/2019

Licensed Dispensing Optician

Location Spokane, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number 781796Date posted 04/08/2019

Description:

Provide technical and patient care support to members and other customers. Sell, fit, dispense, measure and adjust contact lenses and other optical devices in accordance with written prescriptions.

Essential Responsibilities:

· Eyewear selection, sales, and dispensing.

· Contact lens selection, sale, fitting and instruction. Problem solving.

· Rx ordering, check-in of Rx’s, Verification, Lab functions such as tinting, edging, repairs, contact lens modification and polishing.

· Fill staff shortage in other areas.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

· Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience.

Education

· High School Diploma/GED.

License, Certification, Registration

· Washington State Dispensing Optician License by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

· Proficiency in all aspects of opticianry.

· Craftsmanship skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Associate’s degree OR a minimum of two (2) years experience in a directly related field.

Primary Location: Washington,Spokane,Riverfront Medical Center 322 W North River Dr.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32

Shift: Variable

Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Working Hours Start: Varies

Working Hours End: Varies

Job Schedule: Part-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN)

Department: Licensed Dispensing Optician

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

Expected Employee Conduct

Employees of Kaiser Permanente are expected to model and reinforce ethical behavior in accordance with the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct). This includes maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information; protecting the assets of the organization; acting with ethics and integrity; conducting business with honesty; following through on commitments; admitting mistakes and showing consistency in words and actions; supporting compliance initiatives and reporting noncompliance; and adhering to applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente’s policies, guidelines, and procedures.

In addition to defined technical requirements, you will be accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission, and specific departmental/organizational initiatives. You also will be accountable to consistently demonstrate the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers, and vendors.

Workplace Safety

In addition to defined working conditions and physical requirements, employees are accountable for working safely; following established policies & procedures; utilizing all designated protective personal equipment (PPE) and/or safety equipment assigned for task; and reporting all injuries and hazards to their supervisor immediately.

Supervisors and Managers are accountable for ensuring the safety performance of employees; applying consistent practices in compliance with federal, state and local regulations; providing guidance to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

5/10/2019 Monroe Vision Clinic is looking for a licensed optician.

5/10/2019

 

We are so sad to see one of our own retire after 25+ years with us, but we now need to fill her shoes. We are looking for a candidate who can work 4-5 days per week. We are a large private practice in a medical setting in Monroe and if hired, you would be working with amazing next level doctors and support staff, as well as 3 LDO’s.

As an licensed optician, you’ll need to:

  • interpret optical prescriptions written by the optometrist
  • give advice to patients on lens type, frames and styling
  • take frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning
  • repair and adjust a variety of frames
  • have knowledge of vision insurances, including VSP
  • select, manage and order a range of optical products
  • order lenses using our integrated software, Crystal Practice Management
  • check lenses on delivery to ensure that they meet the required specifications
  • arrange and maintain shop displays, perform inventory and order frames

As a team member, you’ll need to:

  • work with your peers in a professional, courteous manner
  • greet each patient and provide an exceptional customer experience
  • create monthly schedules with your dept around the needs of the business
  • provide input to create the best work environment and team culture
Contact us at 360-794-2020 or optical@monroevisionclinic.net
5/8/2019 Vision Plus Snohomish is looking for a Licensed Dispensing or Registered Optician

5/8/2019

Vision Plus Snohomish

Looking for a Licensed Dispensing or Registered Optician

Excellent Opportunity to expand your career!

We are a small busy private practice looking to hire a new Office Manager and a part-time associate.  Must have a strong work ethic, great customer service skills, inventory and frame buying,  billing insurance and posting payments helpful but willing to train the right person.

This is full-time position Tuesday – Saturday (Saturday hours 10:00am – 2:00pm)

We look forward to hearing from you!

Email: vpsnohomish@gmail.com

Fax: 360-568-6868

4/30/2019 Professional eye care clinic in Bellingham, WA is looking for the right person to join our office as an optician/office manager to support our management team.

5/6/2019

Licensed Optician/Apprentice

This is a one of kind opportunity! We are looking for the right individual to help grow with our team as a superb Licensed Optician/Apprentice. You will work closely with patients and alongside the doctor. Looking for the right person with a positive attitude, superior written & verbal skills, and outgoing personality. Technical ability, professionalism, and health consciousness are a must.

Position requires, outgoing, self-motivated, organized and detailed oriented individual who wants to be part of our team and grow as an individual. Experience is always preferred but we are willing to continue training the right apprentice. This position is highly critical to our practice you will be the face of the clinic and contribute to the overall experience to each patient encounter.

Advanced Eye Care of Covington is a growing private practice in Covington. We are a higher end boutique eye clinic with luxury frame lines, and state of the art medical equipment. We strive to give every single one of our patients who come in to the clinic the best eye experience they have ever had! Our practice takes care of all vision needs, medical eye concerns, and surgical co-management. We are a exciting, fun clinic who put patient needs first and are passionate about providing the best eye experience and above and beyond level of care for the patients.

Duties for Optician/Apprentice include:
• Appropriately selecting frames and lenses with patients
• Accurately entering in patients’ health information
• Must be self-driven and team player
• Great time management skills
• Excellent customer service
• Ordering from vendors
• Accurate use of clinic equipment
• Willingness to take on other tasks assigned by managers

What we offer:

• A full-time position with hours between Monday through Saturday
• Benefits including Vacation, Sick time, Holiday pay, generous eye care benefits
• An environment where you can have fun while helping people

 

Please send your resume to:  aprilcaeccovington@gmail.com

4/30/2019 Professional eye care clinic in Bellingham, WA is looking for the right person to join our office as an optician/office manager to support our management team.

4/30/2019

Optician / Office Manager

Professional eye care clinic in Bellingham, WA is looking for the right person to join our office as an optician/office manager to support our management team. We are looking for a people person who comes with a great attitude, is reliable and dependable. As an optician you will be actively assisting patients with frame and lens selections, troubleshooting, frame adjustments, and repairs, managing inventory and patient orders.  This position is full time with 38-40 hours Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Great customer service and advanced computer skills
  • Sale of contacts and eyewear
  • Optical adjustments and eyewear troubleshooting
  • Order of eyewear and contacts as needed
  • Ability to verify insurance and understanding of claims and the review process
  • Inventory management and working with sales reps
  • Responsible for employee scheduling, meetings, and management
  • Schedule appointments for new and recurring patients based on doctor availability
  • Entering data into our EHR computer systems
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Dispensing or Registered Apprentice Optician (required 30 days after hire)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Optical and dispensing experience required
  • Lensometry skills required
  • Experience in a supervisory role
  • Ability to multi-task, while taking direction and follow through with assigned tasks
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills, with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of all patient records
  • Salary DOE

Please submit a resume and cover letter to apply to AdvancedVisionBellingham@gmail.com

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.

Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.

4/30/2019 FT Licensed Dispensing Optician

4/30/2019

Job Location:  Seattle, WA

Role:  FT Licensed Dispensing Optician

Job Description:

SEE Eyewear is addicted to uncovering hidden gems-and not just within our product assortment. We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders. SEE has quickly become the most innovative and revolutionary brand in the fashion eyewear industry, blazing the trail for independent optical retailers. As a result, SEE’s collection is an eclectic and unique assortment of the best of the best: made exclusively for us. The same expectation stands for our people; we are committed to developing a Best in Class Team of Experts and Authorities where career development and growth are the foundation to building our brand.

Because we believe in individuality and in having fun in everything we do, SEE team members can expect to take part in exciting contests, hone their selling skills in a great setting, and lots of other delightful surprises. SEE also encourages and supports continuing education and lifelong learning, rewarding accomplishments for licensing and achievements in the optical field.

Who You Are:

  • A State Licensed Optician
  • Customer Centric… you genuinely enjoy working with patients and making them happy
  • Motivated … to learn and be developed, you enjoy learning new things, or new ways to do things you already know! You like feedback and you want a career not a job
  • Goal Focused … you are motivated by achieving goals and work hard to get where you want to you go
  • Service Excellence … you enjoy helping others, resolving issues and finding the solution to a need. You know that service doesn’t end when the customer leaves the building
  • Selling with integrity, you’re in this for the long haul… you want to build long term relationships with your customers to turn them into lifelong clients
  • Flexible & Adaptable… we are in the business of people, things change day to day and we to be on the cutting edge of the industry we have to adapt
  • Supportive & team-oriented… our teams are tight-knit, you enjoy working with others, team selling, and having a positive work environment. You are dependable and like to support your team mates
  • Fashion Focused… we are in the fashion industry, a knowledge and awareness of current trends & designers is a must

What You’ll Do:

  • Drive Sales …We work in a goal-based environment, we only hire the best, and we reward our top performers
  • Engage … We create unique, personalized experiences with each customer & ensure the customer is always put first
  • Keep up to date on SEE Product Knowledge and share it with every customer. Our Product is what sets up apart and we need people who are passionate about what we do!
  • Keep up to date on current fashion and eyewear trends
  • Exemplify the SEE brand and image by adhering to personal and store appearance guidelines and promoting a high fashion customer focused environment

Extra Credit:

  • Experience in a Luxury or Contemporary Selling Environment

To apply:  Please send all resumes to Ndondero@seeeyewear.com or visit SEEEyewear.com/Careers

4/30/2019 Edmonds Vision Center is looking for a full time optician

4/30/2019

One of our opticians is required to go on a military deployment and we are looking for someone to fill big shoes.  This is a full-time optician position, prefer licensed or apprentice, prefer edging experience, in beautiful downtown Edmonds by the waterfront.  We have benefits available and salary is DOE. 
 
If you want to be an optician in a gorgeous location with amazing people to work with and to help on a daily basis, please send resume and cover letter toofficemanager@edmondsvisioncenter.com  and we will contact you to discuss the possibilities.
3/22/2019 LDO position available in Marysville

3/22/2019

Looking for a dedicated Licensed Dispensing  Optician with excellent customer service skills and industry expertise to join our locally-owned practice in Marysville, Washington.

Duties include:
Assisting patients in the selection of frames/lenses
Prescription verification, dispensing, and troubleshooting
Adjustments and repairs
Inventory buying and frame-board management
Order placement and insurance billing

Position Requirements:
Previous LDO experience preferred
Strong selling and customer service skills
Able to give instruction in a clear and concise manner to customers
Positive, upbeat demeanor
Detailed oriented and organized
Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
Professional attitude and appearance.

Full-time Monday-Friday position, offering a supportiv,  working environment, health insurance and PTO

3/13/2019 Olympia Vision Clinic is looking for opticians.

3/13/2019

We have two locations: Lacey and Olympia. Our Lacey clinic just moved into a brand new building. We currently have two doctors Monday – Friday but we plan on having three doctors per day in the near future. The Olympia office has three doctors Monday – Saturday. Our offices are large and continue to grow all the time. Since our patient volume is high the opticians hired would be working in optical only (no front desk, no tech-ing, etc.). Daily job duties would include: edging uncut jobs (both offices have a patternless edger), adjusting, repair, sales, understanding and explaining insurance benefits, checking in jobs, notifying patients, neutralizing glasses for technicians for patients in eye exams, etc.

Thank you so much for your time! Hope to hear from you or some good optical candidates soon!

Seeking Employment

Retired LDO with 39 years experience looking for part time fill in work.

Retired LDO with 39 years of experience looking for part time fill-in work. I can fill in for vacations, sick leave or while you are looking for that perfect full-time LDO.  

I also specialize in building eyewear for shooting sports ie. Trap, sporting clays, handgun, and archery. I would be happy to travel to your office and work with your patient.                 

Contact me at jpvoss54@hotmail.com or call anytime 509-925-1563

Scott Trudeau LDO/NCLEC

Scott Trudeau LDO/NCLEC
12115 19th Ave SE Apt A-302, Everett, WA 98208
(425)314-0768
Mishap88pro@gmail.com

Professional Profile and Accomplishments

  • Knowledge of MS Office Professional
  • EKG (ECG) Testing and interpretation experience
  • Medical equipment maintenance
  • Phlebotomy
  • Insurance Billing
  • Good troubleshooter
  • Vice President of the Safety Committee
  • Knowledge of MS Office Professional

Ophthalmic Dispensing Profile

  • Focimetry
  • Auto-refraction
  • Visual Field Screening
  • Inner Ocular Pressure Screens
  • Glasses and Contact Lens Neutralization
  • Contact Lens Fitting and Education
  • Prescription Recording and Transcription
  • Lens Blank Calculation
  • Lens Blocking and Grinding and Polishing
  • Hand Edging
  • Retinal Photography
  • Keratometry
  • Corneal Topography
  • Slit Lamp Evaluations
  • Radiuscope Contact Lens Reading
  • Refraction

Work History

Optical Manager and Licensed Dispensing Optician, JCPenney Optical/US Vision, Lynnwood, WA         April 2017 to Present
Duties included:
            • Frame adjustments, repair, bench alignment, and sales. Lens sales and consultation, Progressive fitting and education, lens finishing, inventory, patient education, Rx troubleshooting, and measurements. Contact Lens fitting and education, Contact Lens dispensing, schedules, insurance, appointments, remakes, coaching, mentoring and hiring.

Licensed Dispensing Optician, Warby Parker, Seattle, WA                                                          August 2015 to April 2017
Duties included:
             • Frame adjustments, repair, bench alignment, and sales. Lens sales and consultation, Progressive fitting and education, lens finishing, inventory, patient education, Rx troubleshooting, and measurements.

Licensed Dispensing Optician, America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, Lynnwood, WA         January 2014 to August 2015
Duties included:
            • Frame fittings, adjustments, repair, and sales. Lens sales and consultation, contact lens fitting and education, optical lab work, grinding, lens finishing, inventory, patient service, patient education.

Optician consultant, Advanced Eye Care Solutions, Woodinville/Bellevue, WA                            October 2013 to December 2013
Duties included:
            • Frame fittings, adjustments, repair, and sales. Lens sales and consultation, contact lens fitting and education, optical lab work, grinding, lens finishing, inventory, patient service, patient education, retinal photography, corneal topography, focimetry, visual fields, auto-refraction, patient history, slit lamp evaluation

Optician, Target Optical, Lake Stevens, WA                                                                                   June 2013 to January 2014
Duties included:
• Frame fittings, adjustments, repair, Lens consultation, contact lens fitting and education, grinding, finishing, inventory, patient education.

Student Optician, Sam’s Club Vision Center, Shoreline, WA                                                          June 2012 to May 2013
Duties included:
• Frame fittings, adjustments, repair and sales. Lens sales and consultation, contact lens fitting and education, optical lab work, grinding, lens finishing, inventory, patient service, patient education.

Student Optician, Campus Optical, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA                  June 2012 to June 2013
Duties included:
• Frame fittings, adjustments, repair and sales. Lens sales and consultation, contact lens fitting and education, optical lab work, grinding, lens finishing, inventory, patient service, patient education.

EKG Technician, Northwest Hospital, Seattle, WA                                                                         March 2004 to May 2009
Duties included:
• Hospital wide EKG testing in room, ER Trauma tracing, Holter monitor hook up and retrieval, editing of doctor interpretation, chronological test logs, Centricity formatting, RIS/PACS test log and assessment, Sorian test logs, Star and Sorian order, Student education, equipment maintenance, contact precaution testing, child and infant EKG exams, clinical outpatient exams and scheduling.

ER Technician, Providence Hospital, Seattle, WA                                                                          December 1991 to February 1993
Duties included:
• Patient history, vital signs, basic triage, splints, casting, minor wound care, care notes, patient transfer, patient hygiene maintenance, patient transport, assisted walks, patient lifting, and patient assessment.

Hospital Corpsman, US Navy, San Diego, CA and Corpus Christy, TX                                          August 1989 to July 1991
Duties included
• Assistance in the morgue, labor and delivery, neonate intensive care, general surgery, optometry, ophthalmology, military medicine, pediatric medicine, emergency room, ambulance crew and driver, and manpower management.

Education

AAS Opticianry from Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA September 2011 to June 15th, 2013
• Optician Program

Edmonds Community College, Edmonds, WA September 2003 to December 2003 and July 2009 to August 2011
• Patient Care Technician Certificate and Pre-Nursing Degree
• EKG Technician, Phlebotomy Certificate, and Advanced CNA.

Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA February 1992 to June 1995
• Audio Engineering, Midi Engineering and Vocal Performance Transfer

Naval School of Health Science, San Diego, CA July 1989 to November 1989
• Class Officer, Graduated with a 97%, first in my class. Military training in leadership, personnel management and administration.

Regina Marquardt

Regina Marquardt
812 S 17th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
509-248-6844

Professional Summary

seasoned optician with more than 30 years of experience in fast-paced retail sales.
Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results
in management and patient care.

Skills

  • Administration and Management
  • Service Orientation
  • Judgement and Decision making
  • Operations and Control
  • Education and Training
  • Repairs

Experience

LDO
Shopko Eyecare-yakima Oct 1988 – current

Verify that finished lenses are ground to specifications.

Measure clients bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes using measuring devices.

Heat shape or bend plastic or metal frames to fit clients using pliers and hands.

Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated to facial and eye measurement and optical prescription.

Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments.

Recommend specific lenses, lens coatings to suit the clients needs.

Determine the lens prescription using lensometer.

Show clients how to insert, remove, and care for contact lenses.

Repair damaged frames.

Supervise training of opticians.

Perform administrative duties such as trakcing inventory and sales, submitting patient insurance information, and bookkeeping.

Optician Jan 1986 – Jul 1987
Physicians Optical yakima, WA
Lab tech

Education

Graduated Dec 1985
Yakima Business College
Accounting degree

Zolonda Banks

Zolonda Banks
Seattle, WA
bankzoe@gmail.com
2068908067
Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience


Vision care manager
Eyesrite – Kentv
September 2016 to Present
Vision care pre-testing ordering glasses ordering contacts verifying Glasses verifying contact customer
service booking exams Contact lens fit training insertion and removal home account services billing
insurance repairing glasses training techs

Ldo Retail Supervisor
Visionworks – Renton, WA
2016 to Present
I am an outgoing, friendly, and team oriented candidate to join your staff as a Retail Supervisor
(Assistant Manager). The Retail Supervisor is responsible for driving retail sales through selling,
training, developing and leading Eyewear Specialists to “Super Serve” Customers by assured Supervise
overall performance and operation of the store in the absence of the DM and use of following
established procedures and use of sound judgment.
Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Set example and lead retail sales by determining customer wants and needs and selling to exceed
their expectations.
Assist General Manager in supervising of staff including recruitment and interviewing of retail staff,
coaching/counseling meetings, preparation of schedules for retail staff in compliance with payroll
guidelines and customer flow.
Perform all opening and closing procedures to include bank deposits, cash on hand verification, payroll
processing, opening POS systems and signing and filing POS reports.
Administer merchandising and display programs.
Verify that Rx information is entered correctly and completely in the POS system.
Assist GM in analyzing and make adjustments to control expenses and maximize store profitability.
Train and develop optical technicians on all pre-test equipment standards.
Adhere to privacy and confidential and proprietary company policies and procedures (i.e., HIPAA).
As required by changing business needs, complete additional responsibilities as assigned

Licensed Optician
SEE Eyewear – Seattle, WA
June 2013 to 2016
Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities
Engage and create unique, personalized experiences with each customer; ensure the customer is
always put first follow the SEE Selling System Non-Negotiables with every customer to ensure Service
ExcellenceProvide excellent customer service by determining the customer’s individual needs and providing suggestions and education on frame type, lenses, extras, etc. Provide each customer with
a custom fit by ensuring proper measurements at the time of purchase and at the time of dispensing
by inspecting glasses and making appropriate adjustments; quickly and efficiently problem solve
and correct any issues, as they arise Utilize downtime to ensure merchandising standards and store
appearance standards are being met, Ensure a consistent customer experience by ensuring Operational
and Service Excellence at all times adhere to all SEE policies and procedures, keep up to date on current
fashion, eyewear, and optical trendsMeet and work to exceed personal and store sales goalsSell with
integrityDeliver consistent Service Excellence by continually developing and enhancing knowledge and skills. Be an optical expertProvide guidance and education to Optical StylistsMaintain State License
by ensuring all Continuing Education requirements are met, exemplify the SEE brand and image by
adhering to personal and store appearance guidelines and promoting a high fashion customer focused
environment.
Accomplishments
I’ve increased sales by 30%, increased customer base with premium customer service and skill.
Skills Used
Training optical stylist
Knowledge of optometry
Customer service
Sales
Organization
Team player
LDO/General manager
National Vision – Sea
August 2013 to February 2014
Responsibilities
A General Manager is responsible for managing all facets of the retail store operation, including but not limited to; the daily operation of a retail area including personnel management, budgetary controls, inventory controls while maintaining the highest level of customer service. Ensuring our customers have the best experience is a priority. I will be self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented with an ability to multitask while working in a fast-paced environment. This position requires a lot of
teamwork and provided a great opportunity to join a growing and successful company.
· Effective interpersonal skills
· Ability to present and sell eyeglasses, features, and specialty lenses
· Excellent customer service skills
· Ability to learn optical knowledge
· Recruiting and hiring skills/training
· Ability to analyze financial data in order to identify trends and problem areas that need to be
addressed
· Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Responsibilities:
· Perform duties in such a manner as not to jeopardize the safety and health of themselves, fellow associates,
customers, the public, or the environment
· Meet and exceed pre-established Company goals
· Correctly operate equipment necessary to adjust eyewear
· Coordinate the delivery of eyewear products to customers according to company guidelines
· Listen and respond immediately with an appropriate level of concern to all customer issues. Analyze,
solve, and correct customer service issues
· Ensure that staff training and development files are utilized for every employee and maintain all store
employees attendance records
· Motivate employees to exceed performance standards and recognize star performers
Accomplishments
Accomplishments
I worked my way up from an Assistant Manager to a General manager; also I brought the sales up 30 percent from the previous year. Created safety accounts to bring in more revenue. Created a happy
loyal customer base and helped the associates to believe in reaching their goals in life and work.
Skills Used
Skills Used
Licensed dispensing optician, Leadership, Mentorship, Hiring, Payroll, Vsp billing, Training apprentice
opticians, Organizational Skills.
LDO/ Assistant Manager
National Vision – Seattle, WA
November 2012 to August 2013
Responsibilities
An Assistant Manager assists the General Manager with all day to day store operations to ensure the store operates in accordance to Company policy and procedure. Ensuring our customers have the best experience is a priority. I possessed a strong commitment to quality assurance by assisting customers
in the selection of optical goods and services to best been their needs while striving to reach Company goals and objectives. This position requires a lot of teamwork and provided a great opportunity to join
a growing and successful company.
· Previous management experience in retail and optical industry
· Effective interpersonal skills
· Ability to present and sell eyeglasses, features, and specialty lenses
· Excellent customer service skills
· Ability to analyze financial data in order to identify trends and problem areas that need to be
addressed
· Ability to stand for extended periods of time.  Perform duties in such a manner as not to jeopardize the
safety and health of themselves, fellow- associates, customers, the public, or the environment
· Meet and exceed pre-established Company goals
· Achieve and maintain all identified selling standards
· Monitor statistics achievements against Company standards
· Review re-dos and enforce policies to ensure compliance. Ensure quality standards are met
· Ensure proper communication to the General Manager and/or Division/District Manager on all pertinent
issues
· Coordinate the delivery of eyewear products to customers according to NVI guidelines
· Listen and respond immediately with an appropriate level of concern to all customer issues. Analyze,
solve, and correct customer service issues
· Motivate sales associates to exceed Company goals
Accomplishments
· Meet and exceed pre-established Company goals
· Achieve and maintain all identified selling standards
· Monitor statistics achievements against Company standards
· Review re-dos and enforce policies to ensure compliance. Ensure quality standards are met
· Ensure proper communication to the General Manager and/or Division/District Manager on all pertinent
issues
· Coordinate the delivery of eyewear products to customers according to NVI guidelines
· Listen and respond immediately with an appropriate level of concern to all customer issues. Analyze,
solve, and correct customer service issues
· Motivate sales associates to exceed Company goals
Skills Used
Licensed dispensing optician, Leadership, Mentorship, Hiring, Payroll, Vsp billing, Training apprentice opticians, Organizational Skills. Extreme selling to give the best needs for the customer and training for
staff to do the same.
LDO
Luxoticca – Seattle, WA
May 2010 to November 2012
Responsibilities
Measures eyes and facial contours to recommend proper size frames, and aid customer in selecting frames according to client’s occupation, habits, and appearance. Billing microsoft, eyemed, and all other
insurance
companys, quality inspection on glasses prior to leaving the lab, lead floor salesperson confirms and
instructs
associates in sales and in making goals.
Accomplishments
Top Sales Associate, helped grow customer base by selling the best products to meet the optical needs
and lifestyle needs of the patients, also Lead the Gift of sight program for the less fortunate people in
the community working with social workers , school nurses and pastors.

Skills Used
Licensed dispensing optician, Leadership, Mentorship , Hiring, Payroll, Vsp billing,Training apprentice
opticians, Organizational Skills. Extreme selling to give the best needs for the customer and training for
staff to do the same
Education
Computer Science
Southern University – Baton Rouge, LA
1988 to 1991
LDO 1949 in Optometry
Highline Community College – Seattle, WA
Skills
License Dispensing Optician
Additional Information
References
Kelly Bowey manager GHC
Group Health Co op – 1997 to 2007
Reference Kelly Bowey manager GHC 609-576-6936 now at us vision
kbowey-roosevelt@usvision.com
Kyle
GM@ lenscrafters 425-641-9303
Jenise Hill @ Americas Best
206-856-0305
Deandre David @ Delta Airlines HR dept
206-434-2997

Upscale Optical/Optometry Practice for Sale in North End of Tacoma, WA

05/23/2018

This optical boutique is located in a well-established neighborhood in North End Tacoma. The area is continually growing with lots of new restaurants and businesses and is locat4ed near major highways, public transportation, and the beautiful Point Defiance Park. Easy access from main roads to a dedicated parking lot with ample spaces makes it easy for customers to come in. Customers in the neighborhood are very loyal and know the value of an independent practice. The business was established in 1957, and owned by the current optician for 17 years. There is a spacious dispensary with about 700 frames on display, with lots of natural light from large windows. Also included: one exam room, a contact lens room ready to be converted to an exam room if needed, a kitchen, and a private bathroom. Seller is ready to retire but is willing to assist in the transition if needed. The business is perfect for an optician or an optometrist to take over. Space is leased part-time to an optometrist and an ocular prosthetic company, and both may be willing to stay. Both practices benefit the optical by bringing in more patients who are in need of glasses.

For more information please contact:
Diane at:
northendoptical@msn.com
Ph: 253-759-2299

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