Sanford Health Associate Optician - Optical Shop in Bemidji, Minnesota

Job Title: Associate Optician | Optical Shop | Bemidji

City: Bemidji

State: MN

Department : Optical Shop - Bemidji

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Order, dispense, repair and adjust eye wear and contact lenses. Please apply if you enjoy working in customer service in a healthcare and retail setting. We will train on the tools you need to be an optician.

Provide excellent customer service and assist customers with the selection of eye wear. Must train to aquire or already competently command entry level optical and retail patient service skills necessary to order, dispense, and execute basic repairs and adjustments of eyeglasses and contact lenses.


Arrange and maintain displays of optical merchandise. Maintain records of customer prescriptions work orders, and payments. Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses. Instruct clients in how to wear and care for eyeglasses. Assemble eyeglasses by cutting and edging lenses, and fitting the lenses into frames. Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions. Measure clients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices.


High school graduate is preferred.

Must have excellent interpersonal/human relations and sales skills. Knowledge of contact lens procedures and care, current brands and solutions and knowledge of eye wear fitting, styles, and materials is preferred. Previous experience in optical or contact lens field is preferred. Will provide training and education of required skills.

Basic Life Support Certification.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

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We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

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City: Bemidji

State: MN

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD02509