Optician - Full-Time - Boutique Private Practice - Hermosa Beach, CA
About the Practice:
For 35+ years, Elements Optometry PC has preserved and enhanced the vision of our community. Every one of our skilled doctors, knowledgeable opticians, and dedicated staff takes pride in providing attentive, quality eye care from our welcoming chair-side manner to ensuring that our patients are always educated and armed with the tools they need to maintain their ocular health. Thanks to the support and word-of-mouth from our community, the practice has been able to grow and expand, allowing us to do a full-scale renovation of our office and add great new team members. We’re looking for a fantastic experienced Optician to join our team and contribute to the personalized and professional care we’re known for!
What You’ll Do:
As an optician in our practice, your regular duties will include:
- Receive our customers' prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses from our Doctors of Optometry
- Pre-test patients, take eyewear measurements, and adjust eyewear to ensure a good fit
- Have a great knowledge-base of our lenses so that you can educate patients about their eyewear options
- Style and assist patients in selecting eyeglass frames and lenses by creating a friendly dialogue with each patient and uncovering their visual needs
- Perform business and administrative duties as needed and contribute to the upkeep of the office
What You’ll Need:
- 1-2 years of experience working in an optometry practice
- A friendly, welcoming personality and ability to develop rapport in every interaction, whether in person, over the phone, or electronically
- Commitment to providing a memorable and positive customer service experience
- Strong organizational and communication skills with attention to detail
- Ability to work in a fast-paced office, segue into new activities, and make the best use of downtime to help the practice
- Familiarity with mid- to high-tier optical products is a plus!
Why You’ll Love this Opportunity:
- Environment - We have a reputation for providing quality, attentive care, and we do this by always considering the patient experience first and foremost. This is the perfect opportunity for an optician looking for growth professionally and personally. Our practice handles various medical exams, specialty exams, and contact lens fittings, so an optician who joins us will be able to work with and help a wide patient demographic. Employees at our practice are compensated well, receiving a competitive salary of $20 to $30/hr, commensurate with experience, as well as flexible benefits catering to each team member’s needs!
- Location - Hermosa Beach is a beachfront city in Los Angeles County that epitomizes the Southern California lifestyle. Sunbathing, beach volleyball, surfing, paddleboarding, cycling, and running are just a few of the fantastic activities you can do on our gorgeous beaches. With the Pacific Coast Highway running down the middle of our city, you’ll have quick access to many of the largest and best-known names in the aerospace, tech, industrial, service, and financial fields.
We look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply today here through Eyes On Eyecare!