Kaiser Permanente Optical Dispenser in La Mesa, California
Under limited supervision , measures pupil distance and bridgewidth, adjusts eyeglass frames, and assists patients in selecting optical items to conform w/ corresponding optical prescriptions and established procedures.
Essential Functions: - Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws. - Assists patient w/ optical selections. - Recommends and displays various designs, colors, and shapes of eyeglass frames available and compatible to patient's prescription and facial features. - Quotes prices from fee schedules. - Neutralizes spectacles w/ lensometer and performs measurements w/ pupilometer, distometer, and other progressive optical measuring devices. - Records frame, lens specification, and other related items such as non-prescribed dark glasses and cleaning fluids. - Examines glasses received from laboratory to insure conformity w/ prescription. - Verifies prescription w/ lensometer. - Modifies lenses to fit frames and adjusts frames to fit patients' facial features w/ hand tools and related equipment as required. - Repairs and adjusts lens frames as requested by patients using standard hand tools and related equipment. - Orders or fabricates lost pair of eyeglasses to include using automatic lens edging unit, hand edger, lens layout maker, and lens tinting unit. - Performs other duties as required such as ordering optical supplies, assisting w/ periodic inventories, responding to complaints regarding lens and frame fit. - Equipment Utilized: - Lens analyzer, lensometer, distometer, pupilometer, hand edger, automatic edger, pattern maker, layout marker, optical hand tools used to adjust metal and plastic frames. - Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: - Certification with the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) one (1) year program plus one (1) year of recent experience, OR two (2) years of equivalent work experience under direction of a Licensed Optician, Optometrist, or Opthalmologist performing Optometry Dispenser work required. - Ability to use Humphrey Lens Analizer, conventional lensometer, pupilometer, distometer, progressive lens measuring devices, hand edger, salt-pan, lens tinting, unit, automatic pattern maker unit, automatic lens edging unit, and lens layout procedures. - Ability to work effectively with the public. - Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions. - Ability to correctly measure for, prepare order, and fit ophthalmic eyeglass lenses of all types including cataract and progressive power lenses. - Ability to adjust and correctly fit metal and plastic eyewear frames.
Notes: - Scheduled hours per week: 20-32.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Optical DispenserLOCATION La Mesa, CAREQNUMBER 585658
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.