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DEPARTMENT: Optometry
REPORTS TO: Optometry Director
SALARY: D.O.E.
JOB TYPE: Full-Time/Non-Exempt/Permanent
OPEN DATE: September 19, 2022 CLOSE DATE: Until filled


JOB OVERVIEW:

This position interprets and dispenses optical prescriptions and fit eyeglasses to meet the patient's needs.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides patient education regarding lens materials, products, and designs.
Performs prescription analysis such as interpreting and transposing.
Provides recommendations to patients regarding proper eyeglass frame selection.
Designs complete eyewear product by incorporating frame design elements, lens materials and optics with patient’s prescription and lifestyle requirements.
Performs eyeglass frame adjustments and repairs. Includes proper alignment of frame, comfortable fit, functional vision and instructions on proper wear and care of eyeglasses.
Performs accurate measurements of lens power, pupillary distance, multifocal segment height, lens base curve, vertex distance, and prism power.
Orders custom lens products from wholesale optical laboratories, monitors process, post charges and bill insurance when needed.
Verifies lens prescriptions of ordered lenses and check for accuracy.
Assists in wholesale purchasing of frames and other products for resale to patients.
Assists in the return of authorized merchandise to manufacturers and prepare credit forms.
Designs, arrange and maintain product displays.
Organizes and maintain frame display area throughout the workday.
Monitors product inventory levels.
Maintains inventory of office supplies and other materials necessary to properly run the department.
Maintains instruments and hand tools used in the office.
Other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the department.


QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED Certificate required.
Certification by American Board of Opticianry preferred but not required.
One year experience working as Optician strongly preferred.
Familiarity with medical and optical terminology.
Demonstrated ability to fabricate lenses accurately without the need for re-makes.
Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
Excellent customer services skills.
Dependability and punctuality.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).
First Aid/AED/CPR within 60 days of hire


IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

Submit a complete application with supporting documents to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY.

Fillable online application and download applications are also available at windriver.care and can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For any questions, please contact Susan Apodaca 307-851-5100.

Supporting documents: Proof of Covid Vaccination and Booster, Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.

Applicants who have a current application on file, please submit a letter of interest for each position in which you want to be considered for. The letter should address how you meet each qualification. Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.

Background investigation, drug and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.