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Optometrist

Optica

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Ref: MP868-36

Job description / Role

• Be responsible for creating an exceptional clinical experience for every patients / customers
• Abide by the company’s uniform practice guide lines (refer to “eye test essentials”)
• Incorporate life style dispensing throughout the customer’s journey within your store
• Examine all patients as per the “eye test essential” to detect signs of abnormality, visual defects, and issuing prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses
• Check for signs and symptoms of general health conditions (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, etc…)
• Communicate with patients to get detailed case histories
• Use specialist equipment (e.g. Phoropter, ARK, Retinoscope, Ophthalmoscope, etc…) for diagnosis and testing
• Check fitting and quality of prescribed lenses in order to correct vision defects
• Offer help and advice for patients choosing frames and lenses (life style dispensing)
• Refer to doctors in case of suspected pathology
• Meet branch/store sales targets with regard to selling glasses and contact lenses
• Participate in continuing education and training
• Manage the inventory and merchandising of retail aspects of glasses, contact lenses and other vision care products

Requirements

• Bachelor degree in Optometry
• Valid optometrist Licence / registration (depending upon the country of origin)
• Minimum 3 year work experience preferably in Optical retail
• Excellent knowledge of most common optical instruments and their application
• Good communication skills
• Fluent in English mandatory, and Arabic is appreciated
• Team player
• Hard working
• Customer service oriented
• Excellent knowledge of major international brands available of frames, sunglasses, Rx lenses, contact lenses and solutions

About the Company

As the Kingdom's leading eyewear boutique, Optica has become synonymous with professional and advanced eye care. A 4-decade heritage of making millions of customers happy along with a complete portfolio of products and services ranging from affordable to premium makes Optica the most trusted choice across the region. At present, Ray-Ban, Vogue, Carrera, Emporio Armani, Oakley, D&G, Porsche Design, Tag Heuer, Bulgari and Cartier are only some of the brands on offer at the state-of-the-art outlets that have expanded outside of Bahrain to United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Touted for the impeccable standards of products and services and the technical knowledge of the staff, Optica is a true visionary in the optical field.

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