Optician Needed - Spruce Grove, Alberta

Position Overview:
The Optician will assist patients with eyeglass fittings, eyewear testing and other optical dispensing. They will demonstrate a high level of knowledge about various products to ensure patients are matched with corrective lens options that not only fit their medical needs, but also their lifestyle preferences.

The ideal candidate will possess strong sales and communication skills, business acumen, and bring a customer-focused approach to their daily work.

- Give product recommendations to patients based on their vision needs and lifestyle
- Take accurate measurements of patients’ faces to ensure frames being ordered/purchased are a proper fit
- Teach patients on proper contact lens use and hygiene
- Achieve sales goals and quotas as determined by office staff without compromising patients’ specific needs and desires
- Manage inventory of frames and contact lenses
- Communicate with optometrist with questions or concerns about prescriptions and other eye-related issues
- Prepare paperwork for patient insurance payments and billing
- Other duties as assigned

- Must have (or be pursuing) an Optician License
- 3+ years’ experience dispensing corrective lenses is an asset
- Experience in a similar position strongly preferred
- Experience with both contact lenses and glasses
- Ability to operate lensometer and other equipment
- Exceptional customer service and sales experience
- Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
- Ability to learn new software programs quickly
- Strong written and verbal communication
- High attention to detail
-Working knowledge of G-Suite and Microsoft Suite

- Employment Status: Full-time Permanent
- Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, with alternating Saturday shifts
- Group benefits after successful completion of the probationary period
- Successful candidates will have an expected start date of June 14, 2021 and will undergo training at our other clinic in Spruce Grove until the grand opening of the St. Albert location (estimated July 2021)

Interested candidates should contact: louise@stopplerhughes.com

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