Vancouver Clinic is seeking a Licensed Dispensing Optician or Apprentice
Vancouver Clinic is the largest multi-specialty physician practice group in SW Washington where the professional staff builds lifetime relationships with our patients. Located in Vancouver, Washington just across the river from Portland, Oregon, we have been serving the SW Washington community for 85 years!
Vancouver Clinic Optical is an integral part of our Ophthalmology department with three locations, and we are looking for an Optician with a friendly demeanor, great attitude, and the desire to make a positive impact on our patients!
In this role you will:
Will provide direct care to patients in the form of comprehensive, high quality optical dispensing and contact lens dispensing service. Optical Dispensing includes preparation of orders for prescription eyewear, fitting and adjusting glasses and other vision appliances, assisting patients for selection of attractive eyeglass frames. Contact Lens Dispensing include assisting and supporting the doctors of optometry and providing optimum care to contact lens patients. Will ensure all prescriptions are ordered, received, and dispensed as prescribed. Will assist contact lens optometrists in managing and coordinating schedules, charting, and patient flow, maintaining inventory of contact lenses and supplies, answering telephones, evaluating calls received, responding to patient inquiries, and routing calls as needed.
Licensed WA State Dispensing Optician or registered apprentice optician.
Optical technology program or equivalent apprenticeship.
Prefer those with at least one year of experience as a dispensing optician.
ABO certification preferred.
Ability to provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced, busy environment.
Possess basic sales skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
This is a full time position, Monday – Friday. We offer competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, life, LTD, profit sharing, 401(k), sick time, vacation and holiday pay, and education reimbursement. Base Medical, Dental, and Rx Insurance premium is 100% paid for by Vancouver Clinic for full-time employees.