Optician - Full-Time - Private Practice - Ankeny, IA

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Prairie View Eyecare
Ankeny, IA
Private practice
Based on experience

Optician - Full-Time - Private Practice - Ankeny, IA

About the Practice

It has always been a dream of mine to have my own optometry clinic in Ankeny and I’m grateful for the opportunity to fulfill that dream by opening Prairie View Eyecare. I’m hoping to make this a clinic that meets or exceeds the community’s expectations. My goal is that this is a practice that values our patients’ time and money while providing the highest level of care possible! If these virtues are important to you, apply today!

About the Position

Our new Optician will be an integral member of our team! We are searching for an experienced tech to join our growing practice. 


As an Optometric Technician in our practice, your regular duties will include:

  • Fits eyeglasses and contact lenses, following the prescription written by the ophthalmologist or optometrist. 
  • Examines prescription to determine lens specifications.
  • Measures clients' eyes, including the distance between centers of pupils, the distance between the eye surface and lens, bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, and papillary distance.
  • Proposes eyeglass frames, lenses, and lens coatings after considering prescription and customer's occupation, habits, and facial features.
  • Submits ophthalmic laboratory information to grind and insert lens, lens size, materials, color, and style. Verifies finished lenses are ground to specification. 


Requirements & Qualifications


  • Previous experience in the eyecare industry
  • Passionate about providing exceptional customer service and excellent communication skills
  • Strong drive and ability to take initiative

Why You’ll Love this Opportunity

  • Environment: This is a fantastic opportunity to come in on the ground floor of a blossoming new business and really make your mark on the future of the organization!
  • Location: Located halfway between Iowa's largest university and its largest city, Ankeny has hovered at the top of the fastest-growing cities charts for the past decade.  Praised for its family-friendly atmosphere and active lifestyle, Ankeny boasts extensive walking and biking trails, arts, music, and other entertainment, and some of the best schools in the Midwest.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply here, today through Eyes On Eyecare®!