Optical Retail Sales Associate (Optician) / Optometric Assistant

  • Pearle Vision - Fitchburg, WI
  • $56,226.67 - 188,700.00 / Year *
  • 6925 Winstone Dr, Madison, WI 53719
  • Full-Time



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Apply at you energetic, accurate, and accountable? Are you looking for exciting opportunities in eye care or retail? Consider working with us at Pearle Vision! We are adding to our team and want a rock star to deliver a great patient experience in our optometric office. The best candidate will be excited about helping the doctor with patient screening, developing an ongoing relationship with patients, and maintaining sales behaviors and goals to drive the practice s growth.Full-time and part-time opportunities are available for the right candidate(s).GENERAL FUNCTION:Opticians create exceptional value in the lives of patients by delivering an outstanding Neighborhood Eye Care Experience. They engage with patients during exam scheduling, pre-testing, and the selection of the best eyewear for their needs. Opticians foster patient retention and promote outstanding patient/doctor satisfaction.MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:* Ensure a quality patient experience through correct pricing, POS entry, and realistic delivery time quotes.* Provide appropriate guidance to patients regarding managed vision care.* Fill ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions, and fit and adapt lenses and frames, to include but not limited to the following:* Utilize optical prescription in conjunction to the patient's visual requirements.* Recommend specific lenses and lens coatings to suit patient needs.* Assist patients in the selection of frames, and coordinate frames to prescription and patient need.* Perform appropriate optical related measurements.* Develop professional business relationships with other associates and doctors.* Effectively merchandise the store according to company standards.* Drive profitable store sales by fostering a retail selling culture by practicing through effective retail sales skills.* Other duties as assigned by store manager or other member of management staff.KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:* Ability to sell through use of sales skills and accountability for sales results.* Experience and proven results with a retail or customer service establishment.* Ability to present and implement decisive and creative solutions to opportunities to grow the business.* Ability to provide enthusiastic and concise communication to meet/exceed patient expectations.* Develops and maintains positive working relationships with other employees and doctors.* Attention to detail and follow-up, accurate billing, and correct measurements.* Ability to manage priorities through adaptability and flexibility.* Willingness to take calculated risks.* Experience with personal computers preferred. Willingness to learn new software is required.* Ability to work in a fast-paced optometric facility while adhering to HIPAA compliance regulations.BENEFITS:We offer paid time off, professional development assistance, a retirement plan with employer match, as well as employee discounts on vision care, glasses, and contact lenses. These benefits are available to both part-time and full-time employees.EDUCATION:High school diploma or equivalent, and experience typically achieved with a minimum of 1-2 years in a retail or healthcare environment. Current ABO certification or ability to achieve the certification within one year of hire preferred. The incumbent or successful candidate must meet the position requirements above in order to perform the essential functions of this position and achieve the outcomes/results indicated in this position description. The company will make every effort to make reasonable accommodations upon request to enable qualified individuals with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job.Apply at
Associated topics: eye, optometric, optometry, sme, tpa


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.