Johns Hopkins University Optician in Columbia, Maryland
The Department of Ophthalmology is seeking a full-time Optician to work with Wilmer Vision Services in Columbia, MD. This position will require some some Saturday hours at their Green Spring Station location. Will train under the Lead Optician, oversee the daily duties and be able to work independently.
Assisting patients/customer with the selection of frames, lenses and lens treatments in a professional, ethical and confidential manner
Must be able to learn to fit all types of eyewear including progressive multi-focal lenses
Upon completing a sale the optician is also responsible for ordering the lenses from the lab and filing any insurance claims
Final inspection of all lab work must be done by this person prior to notifying the patient that their order is ready
Inspecting the locations for compliance w/ standard operation procedures of The Wilmer optical Services and Johns Hopkins University
Returning and tracking returns for store inventory (frames, contact, accessories, ECT.) Large orders must go thru the Optical Supervisor, & Operations Manager
Meeting monthly with the Lead optician
Attending required training and mandatory meetings
Completing training program to have a general knowledge of: Adjusting and repairing frames
Prepare and submit all daily sales reports and deposits to Wilmer Administration with in a timely fashion
Process all invoices for payment through Wilmer administration
Maintaining courier bag on a daily bases
They are also responsible for the appearance of their location and or the location they are floating to
Have a further understanding that you may be assigned other duties not contained herein
High School/GED required. One year of retail experience required. ABO certification is required after two years of service. Must maintain certification throughout duration of employment.
ABO certification is strongly preferred.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
ABOC Mandatory after 2 years of service
Starting Salary Range : $13.73 - $18.87
Employee Group : Full Time
Schedule : Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm
Work Location: Columbia, MD. *Some Saturday hours will be required at the Green Spring Station location.
Employee Subgroup: Non Exempt
Department Name: Ophthalmology
Personnel area : SOM
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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