Optician/Optometrist Assistant

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Location
Bakersfield, California
Industry
Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 13.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour, $13 - 15 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_17704
Contact
Brown, Karen, Spherion
Phone
661-834-1400
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Job Description

Assist patients with frame and lens selection, order lens fabrication, verify lens accuracy after fabrication, and dispense and fit final spectacles to patients. Maintain adequate inventory of frames and trial contact lenses, and do routine maintenance, clerical duties, bookkeeping and other duties relating to the optical dispensary. Complete optical job forms and send jobs to optical lab. Maintain all optical jobs and records in an organized and efficient manner. Send invoices to the accounts payable clerk. Dispense contact lenses to patients and train patients with proper contact lens insertion, removal and care techniques. Properly charge patients for all products and services rendered through the optical dispensary, and accurately post charges to patient accounts. Be able to relate to the public regardless of ethnic, religion and economic status, treat all patients with dignity and respect.

Working hours: 8-5

Skills:
High School Graduate
Basic Math Skills
Bilingual in English/Spanish strongly preferred
Must have education, training or experience in the basics of medical/optometric terminology
Prior experience in an optical dispensary is VERY STRONGLY preferred

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