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Optician

Job Code: 518
Location: Wesley Health Center- Center for Community Health
Reports To: Clinic Administrator
Salary Range: Staring salary based on experience, qualification, and budget. (100% time – 40 hours per week) Non-exempt.

Position Purpose: Under the supervision of the Clinic Administrator, the optician is responsible for dispensing and fitting spectacles and other optical aids, working from the prescriptions written by the optometrist.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Provides optical care to indigent primary care patients.
  2. Fill Prescriptions written by the Optometrist: Frame Selection, Measurements for filling prescriptions, Writing up orders for optical lab
  3. Prepare orders for delivery to optical lab
  4. Verify orders received from optical lab
  5. Track status of orders with lab and courier services
  6. Maintain records of orders
  7. Notify patients about status of orders
  8. Repair and adjust ophthalmic frames
  9. Adjust eyeglasses for patients
  10. Dispense eyeglasses to patients
  11. Neutralize patient's habitual eyeglasses
  12. Assist with discharge of patients
  13. Maintain inventory and stocking of frames on frame board, includes ordering frames
  14. Maintain inventory of optical repair supplies
  15. Maintain log for tracking eyeglass orders with optical lab & courier services
  16. Work with front office support staff in scheduling patients for dispensing and appointments with the optometrist
  17. Maintain inventory of office supplies submit requests for orders to supervisor
  18. Assist patients with Referrals
  19. Other Job Duties as needed, which may include, but not limited to: Pre-testing patients, preparing patients for visit, assisting with patient flow, communicating with support staff, optometrist and other health care providers

Requirements:

  1. Current CPR Certification.
  2. Ability to travel from site to site as needed.
  3. Experience in working with clients and staff from diverse socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural background.

Preferred:

  1. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

To apply, please fax or email resume or list of qualifications including the job code number to:

JWCH Institute, Inc.
5650 Jillson St.
Commerce, CA 90040
Attn: Human Resources Department
Job Code:  518
Fax Number (323) 215-0170
E-Mail hresources

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