Optician - Full-Time/Part-time - Private Practice - Bellevue, WA

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
The Eyecare Center
Bellevue, WA
Private practice
Based on experience
Full-time, Part-time

Optician - Full-Time/Part-time - Private Practice - Bellevue, WA

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About the Practice

The Eyecare Center is looking for a fashion-forward optician who adores helping people and wants to be part of a great team.  We are a well-established, friendly, fun-to-be-with group of five doctors and 22 staff members.  We are proud of our office, truly enjoy working together, and we have a reputation for fantastic customer service. If you are an Optician ​​who demonstrates dependability, commitment, fantastic customer service skills, a strong work ethic, and a caring demeanor, apply today! 

What You’ll Do:

As an optician in our practice, your regular duties will include

  • Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for clients according to written optical prescription or specification. 
  • Assist patient with selecting frames including measuring patient for the size of eyeglasses and coordination of frames with facial and eye measurement, and optical prescription. 
  • Educate patients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care
  • Prepare work order/routing slip for optical laboratory. 
  • Verify the exactness of finished lens spectacles. 
  • Adjust frames and lens position to fit patients, including shaping or reshaping frames. 
  • Perform administrative duties such as tracking inventory and sales, submitting patient insurance information, and performing simple bookkeeping.

What You’ll Need:

  • At least one year’s experience working as an optician is necessary
  • Must have the behavioral sensitivity, maturity, diplomacy, and tact to address complex situations and develop rapport with patients of all backgrounds
  • Must have a basic familiarity with federal and state laws and requirements relating to health care management (i.e. HIPAA, OSHA, Prescription regulations)
  • An LDO license is preferred, but not required  
  • Effective team player with very good interpersonal relationship skills and can work and relate well with co-workers, patients, and customers.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity
  • Excellent computer skills with Windows and industry-specific software.
  • Ability to relay important information verbally and through the EHR system
  • Good listening skills to convey patient questions and concerns to the doctors
  • Detailed oriented work ethic for accurate performance in all aspects of the job
  • Punctuality to keep patients and doctors on schedule. 
  • Our environment promotes long-term employment, so loyalty is key! 

Why You’ll Love this Opportunity

  • Compensation-  We are looking for individuals that are interested in working full or part-time. Our office is open Monday through Friday--we are closed on weekends. Likewise, we reward our incredible team by offering a teamwork environment and a competitive compensation package. Full-time employees receive benefits, including but not limited to: 
    • Medical
    • Vision
    • Paid major holidays
    • Bonus programs
    • personal time off
    • a Simple IRA with company matching
  • Location - Located just 10 miles east of Seattle, across Lake Washington Bellevue is a wonderful and vibrant town with top schools, a booming downtown area, and small-town, woody suburbs. With nearly 100 parks, Bellevue is known as "a city in a park,”-- paired with a vast network of trails, this is the perfect city for outdoor activities such as golf, hiking, and skating!

If you are serious about making a change for the better and looking for a long-term career, apply today here through Eyes On Eyecare®!