Optometrist

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

CV People Africa

Vacancy title:

Optometrist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

CV People Africa

Deadline of this Job:

Monday, March 04 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa

JOB DETAILS:

  • Job Description

Use prescription information from the doctor and the patient’s preferences, face shape and other factors to help select the appropriate pair of eyeglasses, frames and lenses.

Give product recommendations to patients based on their vision needs and lifestyle, such as frame construction, lens material and lens coatings

Take accurate measurements of each patient’s face and optical details to ensure a comfortable and proper fit before ordering frames

Adjust new frames using optical tools or pliers to get a closer and more accurate fit on the patient’s face when the patient has problems with comfort or poor vision

Instruct patients on how to use contact lenses by showing them how to clean the lenses, insert them, remove them easily and properly care for contact lenses

Maintain a clean and visually appealing daily optical display by organizing the stock of eyeglasses, sunglasses and accessories. Complete additional office tasks regularly such as preparing paperwork for patient insurance payments, ordering inventory and tracking orders in the system

Receive orders and accurately interpret customer requirements. Select lenses in accordance with company processes ensuring that the correct material, bevel and sizing standards are achieved.

Ensure that the correct lenses are fitted into the correct frames and fitted without gaps. Edge the lenses to the correct specification avoiding any over-edging

Advise the Glazing Team Leader, Production Manager or General Manager of any non-conformities and errors

Finish each lens and frame to ensure the finished product is clean and ready for final inspection

A comprehensive understanding of lenses, glazing procedures and Opticians expectations, as well as an extensive understanding of the manufacturing processes in an Optical lab.

  • Candidate Specification

Experience: 5 years plus

Education Level: Degree

Qualifications: Degree holder with a minimum BSC

Software: Proficiency with computers and Microsoft programs

Knowledge Of: Experience in a retail optical department or a similar environment

Skills to: Excellent attention to detail, excellent customer service and communication skills

Ability to: work to deadlines

Other Requirements: Experience of working in a fast faced, quality focused environment

  • Organisation

Industry: Medical

Culture: Professional

Gender Profile: Mixed

Age Profile: Any

  • Terms And Conditions

Employment: Permanent

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Remuneration: Negotiable

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CVs

To apply for this job email your details to precious@cvpeopleafrica.com

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