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Thickwood Vision Centre

Job Details…

Position: Licensed Optician
38-40 hours/week
Work Days:
Experience: 7+ years
Students Welcome to Apply: NO
Start Date: ASAP

Thickwood Vision Centre is looking for a Certified Optician to join their team! They run an efficient and friendly office with a Tuesday to Saturday schedule and one Optometrist on staff. The successful candidate should be prepared to work up to 40 hours per week (possible overtime) and should be knowledgeable about all different types of glasses and contact lenses. They sell frames in-house utilizing an outside lab, and currently offer ship out orders/curbside pickups for contact lenses. Thickwood Vision Centre patients expect knowledgeable, fast, friendly service and attention to detail when fitting all corrective lenses. If you enjoy serving patients of all ages and if you have a license in good standing,Thickwood Vision wants to talk to you.

Duties & Skills…

  • Review Optometrist’s prescriptions and orders based on medical charts
  • Operate manual lensometer and other tools to achieve proper fittings for patients
  • Educate patients on their corrective lens options and help them make a choice that fits their medical needs as well as lifestyle preferences
  • Provide honest but compassionate feedback about aesthetic choices in frames
  • Achieve sales goals and quotas as determined by office staff while attending to patients’ specific needs and desires
  • Manage inventory of frames and contact lenses to ensure optimum customer satisfaction and product variety
  • Communicate with optometrist with questions or concerns about prescriptions and other eye-related issues
  • Experience with both contact lenses and glasses
  • Comfortable with sales reps.
  • Ability to operate manual lensometers and other equipment\Excellent customer service, sales skills, attention to detail, satisfaction in getting tasks done, multitasking, team player, independent worker and excellent phone skills

Perks & Incentives…

  • Free optical services
  • Looking into benefits packages or bonus potential with consistent practice growth by the team members

Contact Information…

Contact: Dr. Chelsea Syverson
2-100 Real Martin Drive Fort McMurray, Alberta T9K 2S1 Map It
Phone Number:
(780) 743-1163 

Date Posted: June 25, 2020