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Optical Associate

Saint John, NB
Full Time
11 days ago

Why You Should Join Us:

We at FYidoctors put our patient's well-being first and feel honoured that people across Canada and the USA trust us with something so valuable. We put health front and centre, and our doctor-led approach has helped us rapidly grow in 12 years from 30 locations to almost 400.

We could not have gotten to where we are without our most significant asset, our people, who now number more than 3,000 and serve thousands of valued patients across North America every day. We are committed to FYidoctors being more than just a place to work and strive to maintain a positive and supportive work environment where all our people can thrive and grow.

Join our team at FYidoctors and help us have a meaningful impact on people's lives while also having fun doing it!

How You'll Benefit: 

  • Excellent wages including quarterly bonuses (for qualifying clinics)
  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes outstanding optical coverage
  • Rapid and continued growth, ensuring a constantly challenging and rewarding environment 
  • A workplace culture fosters a sense of collaboration 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to help you develop your career 

Why We Need You:

Our clinic in Saint John, NB is looking for someone like you to bring your exceptional skills and experience with you and join us as our newest Optical Associate.

You will play a critical role within FYidoctors, one that is crucial to our success by delivering world-class service to our patients. As our newest Optical Associate, you will be responsible for the retail and repair of eyewear products as well as follow-up care. Join us in advancing eye health and enhancing the lives of our patients in a dynamic and rewarding environment. 

This position is a full-time, permanent role working up to 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday.

What Will You Be Doing? 

  • Educating clients about the best eyewear choices for their lifestyle, ensuring they receive the best in value and quality
  • Informing patients about advances in corrective eyewear solutions as well as assisting with the selection of frames to suit your client's aesthetic and performance needs
  • Interpreting optical prescriptions as written by an optometrist
  • Performing frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning of new eyewear and performing repairs and adjustments to returning patients'
  • Submitting prescription eyewear requisitions to our manufacturing lab
  • Contributing to store retail sales goals
  • Communicating with patients face to face, over the phone or by email 

What Do You Bring?

  • Previous experience in a customer-facing, preferably retail environment
  • A high level of comfort using technology and computers with solid proficiency in MS Office Suite 
  • A track record of learning new systems and processes 
  • A professional and approachable manner and a love of meeting and interacting with people

We appreciate your interest in FYidoctors and hope it didn't take too much time to apply.  So, leave the rest to us. An actual human will review your qualifications and let you know if there's interest in moving forward. If there is, we'll follow up with more information. If there may not be a fit at this time, you'll receive a message that we hope isn't too impersonal. Please don't feel discouraged. We will have other opportunities!

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