Optician wanted for 2 location practice in suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA

Updated 3 days, 18 hours ago
The Eger Eye Group, PC
Coraopolis, PA
Private practice
Salary Range
$18 – $30 per hour
Schedule
Full-time, Part-time

Optician – Full-time or Part-time – Private practice – 1501 State Ave,  and 400 Rouser Road, Bldg 2, Suite 100, Coraopolis, PA 15108, USA

About Eger Eye Group: Eger Eye Group (est. 1941)  is a leading and well-established eye care practice dedicated to providing exceptional vision care to our patients. With a team of experienced ophthalmologists, optometrists, and support staff, we offer a comprehensive range of eye care services, from routine eye exams to advanced surgical procedures. Our commitment to delivering personalized care and utilizing the latest technology sets us apart as a trusted provider in the community.   Our practice has an exceptional reputation in Western Pennsylvania and is committed to delivering extraordinary care thru technology and education.   The care for our patients goes beyond their eyes making this practice a very special entity. 

Job Description: We are currently seeking a skilled and customer-oriented Optician to join our team at Eger Eye Group. The ideal candidate is passionate about helping patients find the perfect eyewear solutions, possesses strong technical knowledge, and is committed to delivering outstanding customer service. As an Optician with us, you will play a vital role in ensuring our patients receive the best eyewear options tailored to their needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients in selecting eyewear, including frames and lenses, based on their prescription and personal preferences.
  • Conduct accurate measurements for eyewear fittings, ensuring a comfortable and precise fit.
  • Educate patients on lens options, coatings, and enhancements to meet their visual needs.
  • Verify and interpret prescriptions from optometrists and ophthalmologists.
  • Adjust and repair eyeglasses as needed, ensuring they maintain optimal functionality and comfort.
  • Maintain an organized and aesthetically pleasing eyewear display area.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by addressing patient inquiries, resolving issues, and ensuring satisfaction.
  • Keep up-to-date with eyewear trends, lens technologies, and industry developments.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; certification as a Licensed Dispensing Optician (LDO) is preferred but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of eyeglass frames, lenses, and lens options.
  • Proficiency in taking precise measurements for eyewear fittings.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Customer-focused with a passion for delivering exceptional service.
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and collaborate with optometrists and support staff.
  • Likes to help people with a positive attitude and enjoys laughing and smiling with patients and co-workers.    We want a great personality and are willing to train skills even if you don't have a great deal of experience in opticianry. 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience with opportunity for GROWTH. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package, 401K,  including medical, and vision coverage.
  • Continuing education opportunities to stay informed about eyewear trends and technologies.
  • Professional growth within a well-respected eye care practice.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

Application Instructions: If you are a dedicated Optician looking to contribute your expertise to a patient-centered and forward-thinking eye care practice, we invite you to apply. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications to noahod@verizon.net. In your cover letter, highlight your experience in assisting patients with eyewear selections and your commitment to providing excellent customer service.

Eger Eye Group is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.