Dispensing Optician - Need an Optom


Dispensing Optician

  • London
  • Temporary
  • 5 months ago
  • Pound £30000 - £40000 / Yearly

Job Information

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    Category Dispensing Optician
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    Shift Full Time
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    Posted On Sep 25 ,2023
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Dispensing Optician
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    Job Experience : Well Experienced

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Dispensing Optician to join a team in London on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave. As a Dispensing Optician, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional eyecare services and helping patients find the perfect eyewear solutions. If you are dedicated to delivering outstanding patient care, have strong technical skills, and are familiar with the latest optical trends, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Dispensing and Fitting: Assist patients in selecting, fitting, and adjusting eyeglasses and contact lenses according to their prescription and lifestyle needs.

  2. Prescription Verification: Ensure the accuracy of eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions through precise measurements and lens evaluations.

  3. Frame Selection: Guide patients in choosing frames that complement their facial features, style, and budget while promoting the highest level of vision correction.

  4. Lens Recommendation: Advise patients on various lens options, including coatings, tints, and materials, to enhance visual acuity and comfort.

  5. Patient Consultations: Conduct comprehensive consultations, addressing patient concerns and providing information on eyecare, lens care, and eyewear maintenance.

  6. Maintenance and Repairs: Perform minor eyewear repairs and adjustments, including soldering and frame realignment, to ensure optimal fit and comfort.

  7. Insurance Claims: Assist patients with vision insurance claims, ensuring accurate documentation and timely processing.

  8. Inventory Management: Monitor and maintain optical product inventory, including frames, lenses, and contact lenses, to ensure a well-stocked and organised dispensary.

  9. Compliance: Adhere to all relevant industry regulations, standards, and best practices, including patient confidentiality and health and safety protocols.

  10. Team Collaboration: Collaborate with optometrists and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive eyecare services and referrals when necessary.

Additional Information:

  • This is a temporary position covering maternity leave with the potential for extension based on business needs.

  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

  • Our practice is dedicated to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all employees.