Department Name: 7H841:OPHTHALMOLOGY - OPTICAL SHOP
UK Advanced Eye Care is seeking an Optician to join our team. The successful candidate should be prepared to work Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week. Our patients expect exceptional customer service and attention to detail. The Optician at UK Advanced Eye Care is expected to be have knowledge of frames, materials for lenses, and various options for glasses or contacts and be able to communicate effectively to the patients. Knowledge of how to take pupillary measurements and segment heights is critical. The ability to communicate effectively in a pleasant manner with patients and customers to provide excellent customer service is of utmost importance. Technical skills in repair of glasses and manufacture of lenses is required. This position will use AcuityLogic software to maintain orders and inventory of frames.
Microsoft Office, Acuity Logic software, insurance verification
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience in an optical shop or optical lab, functioning as a licensed optician.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.