Optical Shop Specialist
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Management
Posted on August 29, 2022
Manages daily activities at the Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology Optical Shop. Works with Ophthalmology faculty, patients, and staff. Fills prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses, advises patients on best suitable frames and lenses, takes accurate measurements and fits products on the patients, and performs finishing lab services. Interacts with insurance companies on worker’s compensation claims. Responsible for accounts receivable and payable on all optical patient accounts. Acts as liaison between Tulane Optical Shop and vendor accounts. This includes, but is not limited to, processing vendor invoices for payment as well as preparing appropriate IT’s, submitting paperwork to departmental accountant for processing. Meets with vendor representatives, purchases frames/contact lenses for resale in Tulane Optical Shop. Maintains strict inventory control procedures.