Eyewear Consultant

Eyewear Consultant
Job Number # 
24038
Employer 
Valley Vision Optometry
Job Location(s) 
Port Alberni
Number of Positions 
1
Date Posted 
Sep 13, 2021
Apply By 
Sep 27, 2021
Start Date 
ASAP
Schedule 
Full Time
Hours 
8:00am – 4:00pm, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. 9:00am – 4:00pm Wed. These hours are subject to change
NOC Code 
3414
Source 
Employer
Details 

Eyewear Consultant

Eyewear Consultants deliver premium eyewear solutions to every patient in an engaging manner that completes the exam experience.  With an understanding of the gallery’s sales function you enthusiastically represent the inventory selection, you are knowledgeable about styling, fit and lens technology, are comfortable with selling, and happy to engage outwardly with every patient.

Attitude & Work Ethic

The ideal EC candidate is eager to learn all aspects of optometric patient care and eyewear. They are steady and consistent in demeanor, value excellence and are not afraid to ask questions. They enjoy being part of a close team and take responsibility for the mutual success of all through their individual performance. Above all they are kind and patient-centric, leaving each patient with a feeling of wellbeing.

ECs utilize technology in all aspect of their responsibilities including electronic measuring and tracing devices and Electronic Medical Records. An openness to learn new technology, both in eyewear and devices, is essential to the role.

Employees of Valley Vision Optometry appreciate a strong work-life balance and consistent schedule. They enjoy representing VVO at community events and are proud to be part of the practice.

Profit Share Program

After a successful 3-month review, ECs are eligible to grow their income through our profit-share initiative. Earn quarterly performance-based supplements that can significantly boost your annual income.

Responsibilities

  • Frame and lens selection
  • Reviewing Rx’s and doctor recommendations with patients
  • Measuring and specifying frame and lens orders
  • Tracing frames
  • Loaning frames, placing frames on hold
  • Instructing patients on the use and care of new lenses and frames
  • Prescription release
  • Eyewear repairs and adjustments
  • Post dispense follow ups and ensuring patient satisfaction
  • Problem solving for patients having challenges with their eyewear
  • Verifying lenses orders as they arrive to ensure they are correct for the patient
  • Maintaining cleanliness of optical displays and merchandising
  • Learn all facets of patient reception and vision care to provide backup to team when necessary
  • Other duties as requested by leadership team
Qualifications 

Qualifications

  • Proficient in use of internet and Microsoft Office
  • Solid keyboarding skills: 50 WPM
  • Excellent spelling and clear communication
  • Sales experience
  • Familiarity with optometry or medical office protocols an asset but not necessary
  • Familiarity with lenses, tints, coatings, sunglasses and frames an asset but not necessary
  • Strong ability to function on multiple tracks at the same time
  • Self-starter with willingness to move things forward in a professional manner

Attitude

  • Passion for patient care and concern for others
  • Curious and engaged, eager to grow in professional knowledge
  • Able to frame things in a positive manner and see the good
  • Self-confident
  • Committed to personal excellence
How to Apply 

If this sounds like the kind of career you have been looking for, please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to ixperts.df@gmail.com with the subject header “I’m pumped for this career!”