Palmetto Health Medical Group Optician in United States

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Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Core Values All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group's core values of: Service, Excellence, Professionalism, Partnership, Integrity, Accountability, andTransparency.

Typically Reports To: Assoc Dir or Supv-Optical Shop**

Position Summary: *Reporting to the Supervisor, Optical Shop and Associate Director, this position is responsible for the daily operations and customer needs of the Palmetto Health USC Medical Group Ophthalmology Optical Shop. Fosters customer/patient loyalty through assistance. *

Duties


Percentage (%)

Duty/Responsibility

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10%

Acts as a skilled, gracious host to guests, ensuring guest and patient comfort and satisfaction.**

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0%

Interprets optical prescriptions written by ophthalmologists and optometrists.

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15%

Advises patients on their needs for vision care products to include frames, lenses, and contact lenses.**

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15%

Works with sales representatives from vision care product suppliers to select, order, and manage a range of optical products.**

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5%

Arranges and maintains optical shop displays.**

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10%

Orders, maintains, and tracks optical supply inventory. **

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5%

Assists optometrists and clinical staff with the ordering and handling of medically necessary contact lenses.**

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5%

Performs sales transactions and processes forms of payment for vision care products sold.**

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10%

Processes all optical shop related invoices for the purchase of patient orders or supply inventory.**

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10%

Maintains patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice. Attends continuing education classes as required.**

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5%

Performs other duties as assigned

MinimuRequirements High School Dipolma or GED with two (2) yearexperience in an optical dispendary.

Driver'License Required YES

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations South Carolina Dispensing License anDispensing Contact Lense Optician License preferred; American Board oOpticianry (ABO) and National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) preferred; Musobtain ABO and NCLE certifications within 12 months of being hired.

SupervisorResponsibilities N/A

Budget Responsibilities N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Problem-solving and dealing with difficultcustomers.

*Body Fluid Exposure *No

Lifting Requirements:* must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. *

Physical Demands: regularly stand, walk, sit, reach with hands or arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear.

Disclaimer

*Please Note: *The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties/responsibilities performed and are not meant to be exclusive to the job. Management retains the right to add or modify duties at any time.