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Optician (part-time) - (Boulder, CO)

Company: Boulder Medical Center
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDo you enjoy working with friendly and helpful people in a positive work environment? Are you ready to embrace a career that offers a variety of learning opportunities? Are you looking to make a positive impact on peoples' lives in our community?Consider a career in the medical field as a Optician at Boulder Medical Center (BMC). We're an independent, multi-specialty, outpatient network of providers and staff dedicated to engaging our patients in high-quality, compassionate health care. For over 70 years, BMC has been locally owned and operated, providing exceptional medical care to patients across the northwestern Front Range and surrounding communities. This unique business model is why many of our employees come and stay! JOB SUMMARY:Boulder Medical Center (BMC) is seeking an Optician to join our team! This position is part-time working 12 hours a week plus additional hours to cover scheduled days off or vacation time. JOB DUTIES

  • Assists patients in selecting eyeglasses frames in accordance with prescription specifications and facial structure.
  • Repairs frames per patient's request, when possible.
  • Adjusts frames for proper fit and to the patient's satisfaction.
  • Orders lenses and frames in a timely manner.
  • Performs the following functions in the lab: neutralizes, layout of frames, cut & edge and complete finish work.
  • Maintains equipment in proper working condition.
  • Assists with the purchase of frames for sales (works/talks with sales reps.).
  • Assists with the dispensing of contact lenses, as required.

    Skills and Abilities:
    • Must use good judgment and planning in evaluating work priorities and in responding to a variety of responsibilities requiring flexibility.
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Pleasant phone voice and manner
    • Tact
    • Diplomacy
    • Flexibility
    • Aptitude for thoroughness and detail
    • Basic math aptitude
    • Relates well with people
    • Must have knowledge of Optics
    • Must have knowledge of optical frames, style and proper fit-Must be able to use vertometer
    • Must be able to adjust frames and do minor repairs
    • Must be able to read prescriptions for proper frame selection and fit
    • Knowledge of contact lenses helpful.Education:
      • High School Diploma and ABO Certification preferred.Previous Experience
        • One (1) year dispensing.Salary Range:
          • $17.36-$22.57 per hour depending on experienceLocation:
            • Boulder, CO

              Benefits:This position is ineligible for benefits.

Keywords: Boulder Medical Center, Boulder , Optician (part-time) - (Boulder, CO), Other , Boulder, Colorado

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