Certified Optician Resume Samples

A Certified Optician fixes glasses and provides contact lenses based on the prescription provided by the Ophthalmologists. The job description entails advising customers on the style and characteristics of the eyewear and suggesting glasses and frames. A well-drafted Certified Optician Resume indicates the following core tasks – obtaining prescriptions and taking customer orders; taking measures of the ocular area; recommending frames and contact lenses; adjusting and fitting frames, preparing work orders; using specialized equipment such as calipers and lens gauges; keeping inventory on frames and contact lenses; repairing broken frames, and performing administrative duties.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – the ability to operate specified equipment; excellent customer service skills; the ability to persuade and sales abilities; and a state license or certification to practice. An associate’s degree or certification in Opticianry is needed to work at this level.

 

Certified Optician Resume example

Certified Optician Resume

Headline : Seeking employment in a challenging and rewarding position. To gain personal growth and success from a position that provides an opportunity to work in a sales environment. Independent and quick thinking team player to pursue a role in offering increased responsibility.

Skills : Customer Relations, Interpersonal Skills, Frame Adjustments.

Description :

    1. Assisted optometrist with patients' pre-screening and eye exams.
    2. Worked with patients to select the best eyewear and products for their specific optical needs. 
    3. Responsible for assisting patients in eyewear selection to meet their visual needs.
    4. Performed all aspects of an optician from selecting eyewear to dispensing finished product.
    5. Provided direction, training, and coaching through daily interactions with apprentice opticians.
    6. Arranged attractive frame displays to draw clients and increase sales.
    7. Assured accuracy of eyeglass orders, reducing the frequency and expense of remaking jobs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Certified Optician Resume

Headline : To become part of a growing organization that serves others in their community and surrounding areas to better their customer's life. Utilizing my previous career experiences to pursue a new venture. Providing patients with the best care to help improve their quality of life.

Skills : Appointment Scheduling, Inventory Control, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Assisted patients in selecting proper fitting frames and lifestyle lenses.
    2. Checked the accuracy of glasses from the lab.
    3. Verified eyewear from the lab for prescription accuracy. 
    4. Assisted patients by determining their needs and then selecting the best eyewear possible.
    5. Maintained frame stock levels, in order to best schedule frame reps and change up to lines so that there is no dead inventory.
    6. Prepared reports to determine insurance receivables.
    7. Trained new and current employees on all-optical practices to run a Full Dispensing Optical.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Certified Optician Resume

Headline : To assist patients with spectacle lens selection, including materials, coatings, tints, and treatments, and provide excellent customer service and assist customers with the selection of eyewear.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Accountable for ordering all office supplies, inventory, and patient orders.
    2. Assisted Optometrist with eye exams, contact lens fittings, and slit-lamp examinations.
    3. Met with Sales and Pharmaceutical Representatives and handled all 3rd Party Insurance claims.
    4. Educated patients on eye care options. 
    5. Utilized knowledge of optics to train and educate newly employed associates. Maintained cleanliness and cosmetics of the vision center.
    6. Proficiently read and neutralized eyeglass lenses by use of a properly calibrated lensometer.
    7. Ordered contact lenses online, managed database of jobs at various labs, edging.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Certified Optician Resume

Headline : To provide the highest levels of quality, care to the patients and customers that best suits all of their visual and fashion needs. A respected team leader, with a drive for results.

Skills : Data Entry, Quick Learner, Detail-Oriented.

Description :

    1. Assisted customers in selecting frames and lenses best suited for their budget, lifestyle, and prescription needs.
    2. Educated customers on the features and benefits of lens and frame options. 
    3. Assisted patients with frame choice, choose lens style, and discuss lens options, take measurements needed for lens fabrication, .
    4. Manufactured ophthalmic eyeglasses utilizing written prescriptions.
    5. Set up and operated machines to grind eyeglass lenses.  
    6. Educated patients on the various lens options to best help meet their visual needs. 
    7. Trained employees on new selling techniques after attending seminars to stay on top of product changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Certified Optician Resume

Summary : As a Certified Optician, to provide the customer with accurate information according to established policies and procedures. Handle conflict and customer concerns constructively and appropriately.

Skills : Trouble Shooting, Eye Care, Customer Relations.

Description :

    1. Supervised employees to ensure that office and optical procedures were implemented correctly to benefit the customer and the business.
    2. Assisted patients with choosing frames and lenses customized to their prescription needs.
    3. Dispensed, adjusted, and repaired frames as needed to be Filed. 
    4. Interpreted prescriptions are written by optometrists and ophthalmologists.
    5. Made recommendations to the customer on frames, lenses, and coatings.
    6. Advised the customer the best option, taking into consideration, facial features, lifestyle, and occupation.
    7. Measured the patient's eyes using a pupilometer and took seg heights for all multifocal lenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma In Optometry

Certified Optician Resume

Headline : Seeking a Certified Optician position utilizing exceptional organizational skills with customer service and management experience to add value to a professional working environment or home-based business.

Skills : Communication Skills, Listening Skills, Assessing Prescriptions.

Description :

    1. Conducted business quickly, articulately, professionally and in accordance with HIPAA guidelines to ensure the best patient experience.
    2. Placed contact lens and spectacle orders.
    3. Pre-tested patients and conducted visual field screenings by demonstrating proficiency in using a pupilometer, lensometer, autorefractor, and non-contact tonometer.
    4. Instructed new contact lens wearers on proper insertion and removal of contact lenses.
    5. Assessed patients' eyewear needs and fitted them appropriately with frames and lens materials. 
    6. Operated a lensometer to determine the customer's prescription for accuracy.
    7. Dispensed all eyewear and made the proper adjustment and alignment to make sure of a proper fit for all customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Certified Optician Resume

Headline : To obtain a Certified Optician position where I can apply my excellent organizational and superior customer service and administrative skills and advance my career by obtaining a challenging position that will enable me to utilize my work experience and advanced bilingual communication skills.

Skills : Detail Oriented, Strong Organizational Skills, Assist Patient with Frame Selection.

Description :

    1. Responsible for interpreting optical prescriptions written by optometrists.
    2. Responsible for all workups for patients prior to receiving exam services. 
    3. Assisted patients with proper frame selection and lens options based on doctor recommendations and patient's prescriptions.
    4. Gathered and input patient information for the patient's eyeglasses and exam claims to insurance companies.
    5. Instructed patients regarding contact lens care as well as insertion and removal.
    6. Assisted vision center manager with quarterly inventory audits and daily inventory management, including frames, lenses, contact lens trials.
    7. Managed optical shop, fitting, and dispensing eyeglasses for ophthalmology clinic.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Certified Optician Resume

Objective : To utilize my experience in customer service and customer relations to build a rapport with clients and find long term employment with a reputable company. Over 15 years of experience in customer service and in retail including 5 years of optical retail management.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Order and Price Inventory, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Opened and closed the optical department's daily financial ledger and computer entry of daily sales.
    2. Responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly sales figures for four (4) opticians.
    3. Ordered, bought, and inventoried all selections of vendors and frame lines.
    4. Discussed lens options and frame selection based on patient activities.
    5. Ran lab (cut tinted, mounted, final inspections) and other lab responsibilities.
    6. Worked in conjunction with MD/OD to provide patient care. 
    7. Determined the patient's current lens prescription, when necessary, using a lensometer and patients' eyeglasses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Certified Optician Resume

Headline : As a Certified Optician responsible for dispensing and fitting spectacles and other optical aids, to both adults and children, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists.

Skills : MS Office, Time Management Skills, Strong Written, and Verbal Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for overall insurance transactions.
    2. Assisted patients with a selection of frames and lenses using training Filed insurance claims on a daily basis.
    3. Received and fulfilled spectacle lens orders, via phone, from dispensaries all over the United States.
    4. Worked with patients and members.
    5. Trained patients incorrect contact lens and spectacle use, maintenance, and cleaning. Repaired and adjusted customer lenses.
    6. Provided vision pretests for patients and relaying results to Optometrist.
    7. Provided excellent customer service while providing patients with the best service.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            BS

            Certified Optician Resume

            Objective : To provide Member service by acknowledging the Member, identifying their needs, assisting with purchasing decisions, locating merchandise, resolving issues and concerns, and promoting the Company's products and services. Ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments.

            Skills : Customer Service, Frame Adjustments, Patient Care.

            Description :

              1. Provided guidance on lens type, frames, and styling to patients.
              2. Measured frame and facial shape to ensure correct fit and positioning.
              3. Responsible for entering and maintaining client information as well as communicating and verifying orders with lab technicians.
              4. Performed administrative tasks like keeping records on customer's prescriptions, work orders, and payments.
              5. Responsible for all initial pre-work for patients prior to receiving exam services with specialization in behavioral optometry and vision therapy services.
              6. Evaluated prescriptions in conjunction with patients' visual requirements.
              7. Assisted patient in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensured that frames fit with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            BS