Southern Alberta Optometric Staff

Eyewear Expert/Optical Dispenser (220524) 

We are looking for a full-time/part-time team member for our SW Calgary clinic.
We are looking for someone who loves to help people, loves the optical/optometry field, and works well in a team driven environment.
Everyone helps each other and works together to help keep a steady flow.

You maybe be responsible for: 
•           Fitting and selling glasses, to find that unique look for the patient,
•           Ordering frames from reps and handling warranties,
•           Repairing/adjusting/and troubleshooting patient issues and concerns,
•           Helping with patient education on eye wear and what is used for and why.
•           Billing health care and insurances, booking appointments, triage-ing phone calls
•           Invoicing optical sales and exam fees, balance the end of day.
•           Recalling patients for upcoming exams and for yearly exams 

Currently we are use Zeiss, Essilor and Hoya.  Experience on these lenses is a bonus! 
Please send your resume' to [email protected] and/or phone (403) 618-4936 for consideration.
Thank you so much for applying, we hope you are the one we are looking for!

Optician - Optical Dispenser – Management Potential (220517)

Vivid Eye Care is looking for a warm, professional team member who loves to provide a "wow" patient experience. Our work-family believes in relationships, growth, community support, and work-life balance. As we continue to grow, we are looking for an experienced eyewear expert. Management responsibilities are available for an experienced or aspiring leader.
Our multi-optometrist clinic is a full-scope family practice with an emphasis on state-of-the-art eye care, fashion-forward quality eyewear and personalized service. Our team takes pride in providing glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses to help patients see a lifetime of beauty through healthy eyes.
All related eyewear, eye care, ophthalmic dispensing, optical, Optician, dispensing Optometric Assistant experience will be considered. While experience is preferred, we would consider training a motivated candidate with a strong sales/service background. 
If you enjoy working with people of all ages in person, on the phone, and online, please apply. The clinic offers a wonderful working environment, professional optometrists and a fun team to work with 2-5 days/week (we're flexible), which may include some evening and Saturday shifts. Since this is an expanding practice, there will be opportunities for professional growth and business building for all members of our cross-trained team. Some management responsibilities may be available; let us know if this interests you and why. Our compensation package includes a bonus structure, benefits, RRSP, and training opportunities.

Please see our website at www.vivideyecare.ca to ensure our business, location and hours are a good fit for you. Thank you for your interest in Vivid Eye Care - applications will be handled in confidence.

To be considered, please send a resume (including your postal code) and customized cover letter and/or video message showing us why you’re the best person for the position to [email protected].

Twenty20 Eyewear is looking for a kind and fun part time Optician to grow with us! Calgary (220512)

PART- TIME LICENCED OPTICIAN NEEDED
Twenty 20 family eyewear is currently hiring a casual/ part-time optician with potential for permanent full time optician in the future, to add to a new optical. Our new modern family oriented optical in Bowness is part of a large existing combined Optometry/ Ophthalmology practice that offers excellent and compassionate care to patients of all ages. 

Applicants with a minimum of one year experience are welcome to apply.  All applicants should be comfortable and familiar using PC computers as well as  EMR programs.  We offer competitive salaries and incentives and are looking for availability of  16-20 hours a week to start. 

Our clinic has taken full COVID-19 precautionary  health measures and have implemented safety protocols within the clinic.

Expected duties and responsibilities

Greeting customers and patients in a professional manner with kindness and a warm welcome;
Using current expertise to confidently assist and guide patients with frame and lens selection as well as lens coating options;
Accurately taking pupil and segment height measurements  using both Fitcam/Opticam or traditional  dispensing  including pupillometery;
Dispense, adjust, and repair eyeglasses in a timely and professional manner;
Tracking and following up on job status with optical labs to ensure reasonable turnaround times;
Verify prescription eyeglasses and notify patients when glasses are ready for pick up;
Appropriately deal with patient concerns to the patients satisfaction and uphold clinic standards;
Assist in contacting frame representatives and share input with regards to latest frame styles;
Place and receive contact lens orders ;
Answer and field calls that may come into the optical;
Comfortable and knowledgeable ordering contact lenses and notify patients when their contact lenses are ready for pick up;
Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends;
Monitor both frame and contact lens inventory, rotating stock and monitoring for expired product;
Enjoys maintaining clean, well organized store front at all times including maintaining high standard cleaning protocols for the optical;

Assets
A professional yet pleasant demeanour and appearance. Punctuality and confidence in position are assets;
Previous experience with new optical set up and familiarity with Optosys;
Enjoys working both independently and with others;
Clear, calm, and effective communications skills especially with both seniors and younger children;
Confidence providing input but also willing to learn new technologies and share ideas;
If  comfortable with contact lens fits and teaching this would be an asset but is not required;

We at Twenty20 family eyewear look forward to hearing from you. We encourage all eligible applicants to apply.

Applicants can apply by sending resume via email to [email protected].

Full or Part Time Optician (Calgary) (220408)

We are looking for an Optician or someone with optical experience to join our long established, friendly, family practice in NW Calgary.  Offering competitive pay and bonuses with no evenings required.  The clinic is closed all holidays and located close to an LRT station.  Please forward your resume and any questions to [email protected].  Thank you for your interest.

Certified Optometric Assistant in Lethbridge (220506)

Who we are:
We are a growing team in Southern Alberta, locally owned and operated by optical healthcare providers. We are committed to an unsurpassed eye care experience for the entire family. This philosophy is weaved into every interaction we have with our team, healthcare providers, and our patients. Our goal is to enhance how you experience life.
The team:
Our fast paced, fun, and professional clinic is based in Lethbridge, with a sister office in Fort MacLeod. We have opened our new state-of-art facility in South Lethbridge and are now expanding our team!
We aim to provide amazing customer experience to our patients while providing comprehensive knowledge of their eye health and eye care. We are seeking unique candidates to bring innovative ideas, exceptional patient care and the desire to grow within our team.
We are seeking a Certified Optometric Assistant who is outgoing, sales-focused, and personable. Previous experience in vision health and understanding of both lens technology, frame trends, and style would be an asset. Comprehensive training will be provided.
The role:
Creating a memorable experience for patients in our office and helping them to make an informed decision on our products and services
Working alongside our team to ensure that our patient's visit is exceptional and seamless
Perform duties and optical dispensing as well as demonstrating eagerness and creativity to enhance the eye care services
Ability to learn and grasp new products and technology and connect them with the community
What we are looking for:
Excellent communicator and problem-solver with a strong willingness to learn
Ability to have fun and self-motivate
Detail-oriented to ensure accuracy
Experience in retail sales and/or customer service is an asset
Professional attitude and teamwork culture
Flexibility of schedule and skill sets
Someone with a desire to grow with the company
What we offer you:
Comprehensive training provided in house
Competitive wage packages based on experience
Health Care Benefits
Health Spending Account
Eyewear and Eye Care product perks
Team Building & Event Opportunities
The opportunity to join a growing team
This position will require training and ongoing learning; we are looking for a new team member interested in a long-term career. If this is you, please bring your resume cover letter in person if you are local to Optical Studio or send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]  and [email protected].

Licensed Optician in Lethbridge (220505)

Who we are:
We are a growing team in Southern Alberta, locally owned and operated by optical healthcare providers. We are committed to an unsurpassed eye care experience for the entire family. This philosophy is weaved into every interaction we have with our team, healthcare providers, and our patients. Our goal is to enhance how you experience life.
The team:
Our fast paced, fun, and professional clinic is based in Lethbridge, with a sister office in Fort MacLeod. We have opened our new state-of-art facility in South Lethbridge and are now expanding our team!
We aim to provide amazing customer experience to our patients while providing comprehensive knowledge of their eye health and eye care. We are seeking unique candidates to bring innovative ideas, exceptional patient care and the desire to grow within our team.
We are seeking a Licensed Optician who is outgoing, sales-focused, and personable. Previous experience in vision health and understanding of both lens technology, frame trends, and style would be an asset. Comprehensive training will be provided.
The role:
Creating a memorable experience for patients in our office and helping them to make an informed decision on our products and services
Working alongside our team to ensure that our patient's visit is exceptional and seamless
Perform duties and optical dispensing as well as demonstrating eagerness and creativity to enhance the eye care services
Ability to learn and grasp new products and technology and connect them with the community
What we are looking for:
Excellent communicator and problem-solver with a strong willingness to learn
Ability to have fun and self-motivate
Detail-oriented to ensure accuracy
Experience in retail sales and/or customer service is an asset
Professional attitude and teamwork culture
Flexibility of schedule and skill sets
Someone with a desire to grow with the company
What we offer you:
Comprehensive training provided in house
Competitive wage packages based on experience
Health Care Benefits
Health Spending Account
Eyewear and Eye Care product perks
Team Building & Event Opportunities
The opportunity to join a growing team
This position will require training and ongoing learning; we are looking for a new team member interested in a long-term career. If this is you, if local, please bring your resume and cover letter in person, to Optical Studio or send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and [email protected].

Dynamic individual wanted, Calgary (220317)

We are looking for an individual who has excellent communications skills.  One who can communicate well on the phone as well as in person.  Be involved in the initial testing operating diagnostic equipment before the patient sees the optometrist.  Assist customers with frame styling helping them find their new favorite eyeglass frame.  Be involved with educating customers on eyeglass lens options as well as dry eye management and neutraceuticals.  Assist the office with appointment scheduling and other shared office duties.

Prior experience is preferred, but we will train the right person.  Initial financial compensation based on current experiences and transferrable previous work experiences.  Must be able to work Tuesday evenings and two to three Saturdays a month.

Our patients and customers are like family and we are looking for a new team member who will become part of our eyecare family and treat our customers with the same high standards.  Our office is still relatively new and is family owned and operated.

Interested in learning more?  Send in a cover letter / message along with your resume to [email protected] to be considered.