Soteria Eye Clinic Recruitment 2022 for an Optician – Soteria Eye Clinic is currently seeking competent professionals suitable for the position of an Optician. Interested candidates should kindly follow the guidelines listed below to apply.
Soteria Eye Clinic is a contemporary state of the art Optometric and Optical Care Clinic. Centrally located in Lagos Nigeria, with operations in strategic geographical zones in the south, at Delta and Akwa-Ibom. Soteria’s, optometrists and highly knowledgeable staff are committed to providing quality eye examination, along with impeccable treatment and services. The expertise at Soteria Clinic offers top-grade eye care. Including choice designer frames, contact lenses and sunglasses.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Optician
Location: Chevron, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
- Opticians main duties are, design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification.
- Assist client with selecting frames.
- Measure customer for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription.
- Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.
- Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles. Adjust frame and lens position to fit client. May shape or reshape frames.
- As a dispensing optician you will dispense and fit spectacles and other optical aids, to both adults and children, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists
- Measure clients’ bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centres of eyes, using measuring devices.
- Verify that finished lenses are ground to specific.
- Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames in order to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients, using pliers and hands.
- Repair damaged frames.
- Interpret optical prescriptions written by optometrists or ophthalmologists.
- Fabricate lenses to meet prescription specifications.
- Grind lens edges, or apply coatings to lenses.
- Assemble eyeglasses by cutting and edging lenses, then fitting the lenses into frames.
- Supervise the training of student opticians.
- Identification of lenses.
- Reading of lenses
- Take appropriate markings on the patient’s frame and fixing with axis orientation.
- Chipping of lenses.
- Fixing all type of lenses on a frame
- Frame maintenance.
- The marginal functions of this position have not been included.
- This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed.
- An employee will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by the manager or supervisor.
- Candidates should possess relevant qualifications with a minimum of 2 years work experience.
- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- An optician is a client-facing role. You will be dealing with the general public so it is important you have good inter-personal skills.
- An eye for detail, colour co-ordination and style is imperative to help people make the right choice about something that may become a near permanent fixture on their face (spectacles).
- Confidence in working with specialist and technical equipment. Precise measurements and tests are the mainstay in an optician’s working life.
- A good grasp of mathematics is vital, as you will be working with complex measurements and figures and be expected to perform conversions with these.
- Ability to work with others.
- Ability to handle stressful situations and work to tight deadlines.
- A people person.
- Excellent personal hygiene.
- Managerial skills are important if you wish to advance in your career.
Application Closing Date
31st May, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
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