Optician at Soteria Eye Clinic

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Optician

Location: Warri, Delta
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The optician’s main duties are to design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for clients according to written optical prescription or specification.
  • Measure customer for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription.
  • Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames. Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles. Adjust frame and lens position to fit client.

Responsibilities

  • Provide expert service to customers regarding their optical needs.
  • Measure, fit, adapt, adjust and repair eyewear. Repair frames by replacing hinges, nose pads or temples.
  • Interpreting the results of eye examinations, using prescriptions written by Optometrists.
  • Manufacture lenses in on-site finishing lab (when possible) to measurements taken.
  • Verify that finished lenses are ground to specific.
  • Grind lens edges, or apply coatings to lenses.
  • Take appropriate markings on the patient’s frame and fixing with axis orientation.
  • Prepare and deliver work orders to the laboratory for lens grinding and eyewear fabrication, as needed.
  • Verify quality and measurements of materials returned from the lab.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of current trends in eyewear and ophthalmic lens technology.
  • Measure clients’ bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centres of eyes, using measuring devices.
  • Interpreting the results of eye examinations, using prescriptions written by Optometrists
  • Adjusting frames so they fit properly
  • Preparing orders for glasses and contact lenses by checking prescriptions, lens thickness and other specifications
  • Making sure that orders for glasses and contact lenses have been processed accurately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Person

  • Candidates should possess an HND / OND qualification
  • 1-3 years’ cognate work experience.
  • The person must possess a certification in opticianry.
  • Valid license to operate as an optician.
  • Excellent customer service and sales ability skills.
  • Knowledge of visual defects/anomalies and lens types
  • Experience using optical instrumentation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Mathematics skills for calculating vision angles and distances.
  • Precision and excellent attention to detail.

Application Deadline
30th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Applications to: recruitment20207@gmail.com  using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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