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Dispensing Optician

Company: Geisinger
Location: New Berlin
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Dispensing Optician
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Eyewear Center Team
Date Posted: 05/30/2024
Job ID: R-62913
Job SummaryFits, adjusts, repairs, and dispenses eyewear, lenses and related accessories. Orders optical supplies. Meets the qualifications to provide attention, education, and an exceptional patient and customer experience to all Eyewear Center visitors. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care, customer service and maximizes patient and customer satisfaction. Position is in a retail and sales setting, requiring personal interactions with patients and customers on a daily basis.
Job DutiesFits patient and customer for new glasses, recording necessary information on prescription card. Guides patient and customer in choosing frames and lens material, discussing all options with patient. Must be knowledgeable of various styles and brands, bringing to the attention of the manager, any new products or suggestions of new products. Instructs patient and customer in the application and care of prisms and other optical aids. Provides patient and customer with a clear and detailed explanation of pricing, payment and length of time required to complete order. Contact patient and customer when order is ready for pick up and provide scheduled pick up time. Adjusts and dispenses eyewear and lenses to patient and customer's satisfaction. Provides clear explanation of caring for frames and lenses. Checks visual acuity with all purchases. Explains warranty, reminding patients and customers to return if adjustments are needed. Provides information regarding accessories and care of their lenses. Orders glasses, lenses, frame parts, visual aids, optical supplies, and departmental supplies. When new shipments of frames are received verifies frames against invoices and prices new frames from suppliers. Verifies and inspects all orders for completeness and accuracy involving prescription, style, size, and condition prior to dispensing. Examines glasses that need to be repaired and discusses repair options, including any costs of repairs. Answers telephone in a professional manner, relaying all messages to the appropriate party in a timely fashion. Returns patient calls in a timely manner. Explains payment policy to the patient and customer. Receives cash payments, writes receipts, and fills out any charge sheets. Manually prepares cash and receipts for daily bank and charge deposits. Electronically reconciles the deposit. Works with lens lab technicians as needed. Neutralizes lenses at patient and customer's request. Examines glasses in need of repairs, does appropriate adjustments and repairs. Discusses any costs of repairs with the patient. Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Position Details -Geisinger cares about not only its patients and members but also about you and your family. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to ensure that you and your loved ones can maintain good health, achieve financial stability, and excel both personally and professionally. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves. To learn more: ---- - -Benefits of working at Geisinger: -

  • Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one--- -
  • Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents------ -
  • Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and---a health savings account (HSA)------ -
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage------ -
  • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions------ -
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly------ -
  • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year------ -
  • MyHealth -Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive------ -
  • Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones------ -
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care. Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more.------ -
  • Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and pet and legal insurance------ - -
    EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
    ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Dispensing Optician, Other , New Berlin, Pennsylvania

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