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REN Associate Optician
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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REN Associate Optician
## Description
**Role Purpose:**
The REN Associate Optician assists customers with eyewear selection as well as performing eyewear adjustments.
1. Design, educate, fit and basic dispensing of spectacles and other ophthalmic devices.
2. Promote the company in a courteous and professional manner at all times; directs efforts to fulfill all the patient's needs, maximizing sales in the process.
3. Maintain appropriate inventory or eyewear, ancillary products, and supplies; price and display products ensuring all items are adjusted and clean and arranged neatly in displays.
4. Maintain effective communication with vendors.
5. Notify patients of completed Rxs and file alphabetically for dispensing.
6. Maintain and clean all optical equipment and keep all optical areas neat and clean.
7. Conduct patient histories in the manner and format required by the Optometrist or supervisor.
8. Use ophthalmic equipment to assess and record visual acuity.
9. Neutralize spectacle prescription by means of an automatic lensometer.
10. Maintain a working knowledge of available safety plans and safety eyewear.
11. Dispense contact lenses and perform patient training.
12. Monitor service levels from current labs and report any decrease in service to supervisor or Optical Manager.
13. Send all weekly and monthly capture rate reports or sales promotion reports to the Optical Manager on a timely basis.
14. Troubleshoot basic vision complaints related to eyewear or contact lenses.
15. Attend and participate in continuing education offerings.
16. Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
17. Perform other clinic duties as assigned.
Position descriptions are not intended to be and should not be construed to be a complete list of all the duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents. Duties, responsibilities and expectations may be added, deleted or modified at any time at the discretion of the supervisor.
## Qualifications
1. High school diploma or equivalent with one year of experience in the eye care field, or other relevant field.
2. Previous customer service.
3. Successful completion of the DDD-Optical Dispensing Assessment.
1. Previous computer experience.
**Essential Physical Functions:**
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Ability to sit or stand and move between tasks.
2. Ability to hear and converse in person and on the phone.
3. Ability to perform fine motor tasks, such as when working with hand tools or equipment in the optical area, multi-user computer, writing or phone tasks.
4. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and to push/pull boxes.
5. Ability to assist with some patient transfer and handling tasks, such as pushing wheelchair or assist with transfer to another chair.
6. Ability to work with and to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment, including respirator, when working with bloodborne pathogens, instruments, lasers or other chemicals.
**About SSM Health Dean Clinic-**
Based in Madison, Wis., Dean Clinic consists of a network of more than 60 clinics in south-central Wisconsin. Our more than 500 physicians provide primary, specialty and tertiary care in the clinics as well as eye care through our Davis Duehr Dean locations. Dean Clinic also offers urgent care services and operates outpatient surgery centers. Dean Clinic joined SSM Health in 2013.
*Req ID:* 18005158
*Primary Location:* Wisconsin-Portage-SSM Health Davis Duehr Dean Eye Care
SSM Health Davis Duehr Dean Eye Care (0147)
2825 Hunters Trail
Portage, 53901
*Schedule Hours Per Pay Period:* 53901
*Call Rotation:* Full Time, 8 Hour Day, Days, Rotating Weekends
*Normal work hours:* Professional Services
*Job:* SSM Health Davis Duehr Dean Eye Care
*Organization:* SSM Health Dean Medical Group
*Weekend Rotation:* M-F 8- 5:30 Sat. 8-Noon Rotating
*Work Locations:* SSM Health Davis Duehr Dean Eye Care (0147) 2825 Hunters Trail Portage, 53901
*Posting:* None-None

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