offer competitive wages and training using the finest
state of the art computerized equipment.
Qualified employees enjoy paid professional
seminars and conferences, profit sharing, vacation and
health benefits. Candidates must have energetic, outgoing,
customer service and professional attributes.
The better candidates will have strong academics,
leadership, and mentoring skills with demonstrable
aptitude and agility in problem solving,
the ability to multitask in synchrony with
mathematics and a clear concise communications talent!!
Qualified employees will become eligible to
sit for examination to become Registered and Certified
Paraoptometric Assistants and / or Technicians.
CONTACT LENS TECHNICIAN
specializes in fitting contact lenses for patients. Provides contact
lens training and instruction on insertion, removal, care, cleaning
and wear times, and following up with the patient to ensure contact
lens comfort, health, and patient satisfaction.
Assists patients in selecting frames according to style and color
coordinating frames with facial and eye measurements and optical
prescription and following up with the patient to ensure eyeglass
comfort and patient satisfaction. Sells optical goods such as
binoculars, non-prescription sunglasses, magnifying glasses and low
Designs, fits, and adapts lenses and frames utilizing written
optical prescription. Analyzes prescription in conjunction with
patients vocational and vocational visual requirements. Recommends
specific lenses and frames for safety and efficiency. Measures
patient's bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance,
pupillary distance and optical centers of the eyes using a
millimeter rule and light reflex pupilometer. Prepares work order
and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating spectacles.
Adjusts frames and lens position to fit patient by heating and
shaping plastic and bending metal frames using pliers and hands.
Instructs patient on adapting and wearing spectacles and procedures
for their care. Mounts lenses in frames and following up with the
patient to ensure comfort and patient satisfaction.
Performs various general office type duties to include but not
limited to copying, faxing, answering questions, notifying patients,
makes appointments, maintains patient records, telephone, filing,
basic office organization and cleanliness.
Conducts patient preparation and data collection procedures
utilizing diagnostic equipment.
individualized treatment prescribed for a patient in order to
provide medically necessary treatment for diagnosed visual
dysfunctions; prevents the development of certain visual problems;
or enhance visual performance to meet defined needs of the patient.
The systematic use of lenses, prisms, filters, occlusion and other
appropriate materials, modalities, equipment and procedures is
integral to optometric vision therapy
well as scheduled follow-ups with the patient, to ensure
treatment success, health, and patient satisfaction.
REQUIREMENTS: Prospective applicants must have or
pass American Optometric Association Paraoptometric Certification
Examination within 6 months of hire. Must possess impeccable
professional appearance and demeanor. Requires outgoing,
friendly, caring people oriented personality. Must be able to
analyze, organize, and multitask many details in a computerized and
fast paced environment. Ability to pay attention to details in
a busy optometric clinic while delivering the highest quality
customer service and care are an absolute must.
HOW TO APPLY:
rèsumès and letters of recommendation to 719-592-0616.
Candidates may call 719-785-5751 for questions. Qualified
candidates receive interviews by appointment only. Selectee(s)
are chosen on a best qualified basis. Application period
ends March 1, 2003. EOE