Optician

  • Company:
    Visual Sense Eye Care
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    General

Full time, permanent position, available immediately.

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic, forward-thinking team that is dedicated to providing exceptional quality vision care?

We are a family-focused Optometry office passionate about providing comprehensive eye care to individuals of all ages, with a main emphasis on vision therapy and rehabilitation, concussion, and pediatrics. We are looking for a friendly, articulate, and vibrant team player who takes initiative, can
multitask, and loves to learn and take on new challenges. Our Optician is the main contact for patients in selecting the best eyewear strategies for their various lifestyles and visual needs.

You will be responsible to:

• Provide exceptional patient-centred care and a positive customer experience.
• Assist with selection of frames to suit the patient’s aesthetic, performance and visual needs,
including describing the features and benefits of products in a way that customers will understand.
• Perform measurements, repairs and adjustments to patients’ eyewear.
• Order, verify, and dispense eyewear.
• Maintain the inventory of frames, contact lenses, and lenses, and keep current with newest technology and lens designs.
• Provide guidance and teaching to patients regarding their Contact Lenses.
• Cross-train to assist in other administrative duties such as answering phones and pre-testing when needed.

Required Skills:
• Good communication skills, able to use diplomacy in dealing with a variety of individuals, adaptable, approachable and willing to learn.
• Able to multi-task, using time management, organizational and problem-solving skills to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office, with a knowledge of navigating social media
• Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience in an optical environment
• Optician License is preferred

• Must be available during our weekly office hours:

o Tuesdays opening January 1, 2020 (9:00 am -5:30 pm)
o Wednesdays 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
o Thursdays 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
o Fridays 9:00 am -5:00 pm
o Saturdays 9:00 am -3:00 pm

To apply, please send your résumé to dr.tpolonenko@gmail.com
We appreciate and thank all applicants interested in this position, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.