Opportunities for Optometric Assistants/Opticians

 Posting Title  Status  Location  Date Posted
Part-time Optometric Assistant PT Coquitlam September 14, 2020
 Permanent Position for Optical and Optometric Technician FT Maple Ridge September 14, 2020
Optician Opportunity
FT Kelowna August 25, 2020
Optometric Assistant/ Student Optician
FT Vernon BC August 13, 2020
Full-time Optician Position Available Immediately in Prince Rupert, BC FT Prince Rupert August 10, 2020
Full-time Optician/ Optical Assistant wanted in Pemberton FT Pemberton August 10, 2020
Optician with Contact Lens Experience PT/FT Surrey July 16, 2020
Optician  PT to FT  Kamloops July 10, 2020
Full-time Optician FT Lower Mainland/ Vancouver June 04, 2020
Full-time Optical Position FT Kelowna, BC June 01, 2020
Dispensing Optician/ Optometric Assistant FT  Victoria, BC  May 27, 2020 
Optometric Assistant / Optician  FT  Comox Valley, BC  March 9, 2020 
Optician  FT  Langley  February 26, 2020 
Licensed Optician or Optometric Assistant (Full Time) FT  Kelowna February 20, 2020 
Optometric Dispenser  PT  Victoria  February 18, 2020 
Optician/Optometry Assistant  FT  Qualicum Beach  January 8, 2020 
Optician/Optometric Assistant Wanted   PT/FT  Lake Country  January 7, 2020 
Optician/Optometric Assistant   FT  Kelowna  January 6, 2020 


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Part-Time Optometric Assistant (September 14, 2020)

Coquitlam Optometry Centre is  looking for a part time optometric assistant or medical office assistant. 
The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast paced environment, enjoy interacting with patients, and be able to multitask. Computer and typing skills are a necessary requirement. 
Jobs duties will include:
- Answering phones
- Booking appointments 
- Pre testing patients
- Ordering product
- Assisting opticians as required
This is a great opportunity to join a wonderful team. Experience would be preferred, however we are willing to train a motivated candidate. We offer extended health benefits.
Please email your resume with a cover letter to kmithani@hotmail.com

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Permanent Position for Optical & Optometric Technician (September 14, 2020)

Dr. Judy Schnarr Optometric Corporation DBA Pacific Eye Doctors is seeking a Full Time, Permanent Position for Optical & Optometric Technician [NOC 3414]
Our address is 22320 Brown Ave, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3N3 . 
The job requirements are:
 Patient greeting, preparing and completing patient records online and adding new information on records for returning clients;
- Checking in/checking out  patients. 
- Creating referrals to specialists and sending letters
- Billing Medical Services Plan
- Billing private insurance
- Patient interview, patient testing on several pieces of screening equipment, testing colour vision and stereo
- optical sales of lenses, frames and accessories
- repair of ophthalmic products (eyeglasses)
- using lab edging equipment to make ophthalmic glasses
- frame adjustment and delivery
- Maintenance of stock through inventory control systems
-  Handling customer prescription pick-up
- Assisting with cashier responsibilities 
- cashing out at day’s end
- Contact lens technician: teach insertion and removal, fit products, troubleshoot, order lenses and product.

Employment requirements;
• Previous experience [1 year or more]  in optometry prescreening (autorefraction, autokeratometry, non-contact tonometry, frequency doubling technology instrument, Optos camera, OCT laser scan, fundus camera, colour vision, stereo) contact lens teaching/fitting and follow up, ophthalmic frame selection, ophthalmic lens selection, optical lab lens edging, Humphries Visual Field testing experience is required;
• Completion of Secondary School;
• Proficiency in English including speaking and writing component required;
• Use of Visual Eyes software.
• This is a high pressure job and requires commitment from the candidate. Please email resumes to  schnarroptometric@gmail.com

Compensation is $ 24/ hour. This position is full time, 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri [40 hours per week].  Applicant may be required to work on weekends and evenings as per work demand.

Benefits after 3 months ;
-extended health and dental is offered at 50% copay;
- Two weeks’ vacation annually.
Candidate must be willing to work independently and manage work with a high level of accuracy, have excellent interpersonal skills and display a high level of professionalism.
The position is only vacant for the location stated above.
We are a busy Optometric Clinic and resumes sent over email will be preferred. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Optician Opportunity (August 25, 2020)

We are looking for an enthusiastic Optician who is a team player, friendly, easy going, and able to work in a large group. They must also have incredible attention to detail and follow through with regards to every optical dispense they are involved in, with a passion for creating an amazing eye wear experience each and every time. If you are that person, please forward your resume to us!

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Optometric Assistant/ Student Option (August 13, 2020)

Busy optometry clinic in the heart of Okanagan looking for a full time optometric assistant or student optician with dispensing and lab experience. In this role you will have the ability to advocate for our patients during pretesting, choosing frames as well as educating the patient and make recommendations for lens choice based on their specific lifestyle needs and budget. Independent problem solving skills are a necessity, but the ability to work in a group atmosphere is also a must. Please forward your resume to our office by email.
Attention Leanne: discoveryeyecare@shaw.ca

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Full-time Optician Position Available Immediately in Prince Rupert, BC (August 10,2020

Our Optometry clinic is excited to add a successful candidate with previous Optical experience to our team! We run an efficient and friendly office with a large selection of frames. The successful candidate should be prepared to work full-time and should be knowledgeable about all different types of contact lenses and glasses. We currently do not do any in house edging and mounting but look to add this in the near future. Edging experience is an asset but not required as we are willing to teach the right candidate. We value input and creativity when it comes to selecting what brands and styles we carry in our optical. We are willing to provide a relocation stipend for the right candidate as this job would require you to live in Prince Rupert, B.C.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Review Optometrist's prescriptions and orders based on medical charts
● Operate lensometer and other tools to achieve proper fittings for patients
● Educate patients on their corrective lens options and help them make a choice that fits their medical needs as well as lifestyle preferences
● Provide honest but compassionate feedback about aesthetic choices in frames
● Achieve sales goals and quotas as determined by office staff while attending to patients' specific needs and desires
● Manage inventory of frames and contact lenses to ensure optimum customer satisfaction and product variety
● Communicate with Optometrist(s) with questions or concerns about prescriptions and other eye-related issue
● Edging and mounting lenses when Edger is added in the near future
● Adjusting and repairing Eyeglasses
Job Requirements:
● 3+ years' experience dispensing corrective lenses
● Experience with both contact lenses and glasses
● Ability to operate lensometers and other equipment
● Excellent customer service and sales skills required
● License of Opticianry not required
We are willing to provide a relocation stipend and help with moving costs if the successful candidate does not reside in Prince Rupert, currently. Wage will be negotiated based on merit and experience.
If you enjoy serving patients of all ages and want to express your fashion sense in selecting frame brands and models, we'd love to hear you from you.

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Full-Time Optician/ Optical Assitant wanted in Pemberton (August 10, 2020)

We are looking for an optician or optical assistant to join a busy new clinic in Pemberton. Enjoy the outdoors, laidback environment, and a vibrant community. Our patients are so happy to have a local optometry clinic and we would appreciate the help of an experienced optical assistant. We are located downtown Pemberton 20 minutes north of Whistler and offer competitive wages and employee perks. 

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Optician with Contact Lens Experience  (July 16, 2020)

Experienced Optician with contact lens knowledge required for a part-time or full-time position at Newton Optometry Clinic. Established by Dr. Suzy Pierazzo 30 years ago, we are now located in a new contemporary professional building (with secure underground parking), use Visual Eyes software and pride ourselves in providing quality products in caring team atmosphere.

Due to COVID-19 protocols please call ahead to drop off your resume and visit our beautiful office and amazing staff or email debjjardine@gmail.com

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Part-Time Optometric Assistant/ Optician (July 14, 2020)

Kamloops Family Vision Clinic is a busy modern practice looking to hire a part time Optometric Assistant or Optician. Over the coming months we will likely look to transition the successful candidate into full time hours if they are interested. We're seeking a personable, driven, energetic person who is able to multitask and adapt to new challenges in this new era of social distancing.
If this position interests you please send a resume to kfvc@telus.net. You can address your email to Dr. Rowsell.

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Optician (July 10, 2020)

Kamloops Family Vision is looking for a talented individual to join our dynamic team as an part time optician. Licensing is an asset but not required as long as there is experience in dispensing glasses.  Duties will include frame selection, spectacle lens consultation, eye glass adjustments and repair, answering phones and patient scheduling. At present we can guarantee at least 20 hours per week with the position becoming full time in the future. Saturdays are required but no evenings.  We offer a competitive salary based on experience as well as a health spending account. Please send your resume to Dr’s Lowey, Williston and Rowsell at kfvc@telus.net

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Full-time Optician (June 04, 2020)

Are you friendly, reliable and well organised? Do you work well with others? Are you efficient, detail oriented and able to multi-task? Are you proficient in MS Office applications? 
We are looking for an optician to join our team F/T (Tuesday-Saturday) available mid June. Fluency in conversational Cantonese/Mandarin is a strong asset. Experience is preferred but are willing to train the individual who is motivated to learn and has great work ethic. The ideal candidate is someone who is open to new ideas and willing to put in the effort to learn and grow with the practice.

Duties include but are not limited to: Answering phone calls from patients, doctors’ office and other inquiriesAdministrative and front desk management; Assist doctors in patient care and pre-testing; Manage and dispense glasses and contact lenses (including contact lens training).

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply to admin@southvanoptometry.com with your cover letter (with salary expectations) and resume.

Qualifications(Required): Multitask in a busy environment; Good communication skills; Attention to detail;Quick learner; Previous experience in a clinic setting; Licensed optician preferred; Fluency in conversational Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) is an asset

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Full-time Optical Position (June 01, 2020)

We iSight Optometry is currently looking to hire a full time optician or person with optical knowledge/ exprience. We offer great hours (Monday to Friday, no weekends or evenings), a full health benefits package and a welcoming team environment. If you are interested in applying, please email you resume to info@isightinfo.com.
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Dispensing Optician/ Optometric Assistant (May 27, 2020)

We are looking for a dynamic individual with great communication skills and at least 2 years of dispensing experience to join our team. Formal education and licensing are an asset but not essential. We strive to provide the very best in eye care at every level and it is our goal to offer the latest technology. From booking patients to the eye exam to the dispensing of a great pair of spectacles, our aim is to provide personalized service to all of our patients. Duties will include frame selection, spectacle lens consultation, eye glass adjustments and repair, inventory management, pricing and patient scheduling. The work week is from Tuesday to Saturday and it includes Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings for a total of 34 hrs. We offer a competitive hourly wage and bonus as well as a health care plan. Please send your resume to : Dr. David. A. Schaafsma at dschaafsmaod@gmail.com.
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Optometric Assistant/Optician (March 9, 2020)

VisionWorks Optometry is a high service, boutique optometry clinic in beautiful Comox, B.C. We strive to exceed patient and customer expectations by delivering exceptional care in a fun and fashion forward environment. We are seeking an addition to our eyewear consultant team who's primary role will be to assess patients' and customers' frame and lens needs. The right candidate must embody a strong sense of style and fashion knowledge, present well, and have a passion for learning. You must have strong organization skills and the ability to multitask, in a fast paced environment while performing duties in a professional manner and always with a smile. This position is for 5 days per week including two Saturdays a month. Salary is commensurate with experience. We provide light benefits and a great place to work ..... we were recently voted Comox Valley Record’s Readers’ Choice as "Best Optometric Office". Please pay our website a visit to learn more about us - if you feel you are the right candidate we would love to meet you!


Drop in with your resume, or email us at the linked email: dfld2020@gmail.com
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Optician (February 26, 2020)

We are looking to expand our amazing team with a highly motivated and energetic optician. Our modern growing practice values office culture and work/life balance. We strive to be one of the best in our industry by investing in ongoing education through seminars and conferences.

Our team members have access to eye health, medical and dental benefits.

Responsibilities include assisting customers with personalized frame and lens selection; frame adjustments and repairs; processing and receiving lab orders, quality assurance, edging (not required but an asset); answering phone calls; scheduling appointments; patient pretesting.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you. Please email doctors@willoughbyeyecare.ca
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Licensed Optician or Optometric Assistant (Full Time) (February 20, 2020)

The Organization

Inspired Eyes Creative Eyewear is a well-established full-service optical clinic located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, British Columbia in the beautiful Okanagan Valley. Inspired Eyes specializes in rare, innovative, and beautiful eyewear from leading European brands, and offers customized lenses in a comfortable and charming boutique setting. We love the reward of helping people to feel beautiful and see life more clearly in their choice of eyewear. We attract a positively fantastic clientele who are a delight to serve.

The Location

The City of Kelowna is one of the fastest growing cities in BC and is a visually stunning community in all seasons. Surrounded by agriculture; vineyards, orchards and farms operating throughout the community, the city boasts breathtaking lake and mountain views. You can live in a region where each season brings great outdoor experiences that people only dream about. Stroll along the lake, swim, cycle, go boating, visit a gallery, restaurant, winery, cidery, craft brewery, or enjoy snowshoeing and skiing on one of our world class mountains. There’s a lot to love here, and we want you to join us in creating the life you desire.

The Opportunity

Inspired Eyes is committed to providing the very best client service and optical expertise. This role is essential to building the brand and cultivating a stable and loyal customer base. As the expert and advocate for the client, this role is responsible for discerning the client’s visual needs and providing optical solutions.

Provide optical goods and services. You are comfortable recommending and explaining new lens materials, designs and technologies to clients. Your fitting and adjusting skills are exemplary. Through intuitive questioning and problem solving, you are able to interpret the specifics of your clients’ prescriptions in relation to their lifestyles and make recommendations of best choices for frame and lens design based on their sense of style and budget. Performing frame modifications, adjustments and repairs are just part of what you do well. You have the amazing ability to clearly communicate the value of high-quality products and instill confidence in your clients so that they may comfortably trust your recommendations and experience better vision.

Demonstrate confidence and ease with technology. You use technology and systems in a productive and efficient manner. When it comes to working with patient management systems Jane and My Vision Express for entering orders, demonstrating lens design using our i-Pad app, using email to communicate with clients and suppliers, accessing online portals to complete insurance billing or occasionally keeping track of data using spreadsheets - you’ve got this! You have strong computer proficiency, hands-on experience with office equipment including lensometer, pupilometer, position of wear instrumentation, adjustment tools and familiarity with edging and lab work. You are ready and willing to embrace a variety of software and equipment and learn in this fast-paced environment.

Create a culture of quality and excellence. Understanding what drives value for the customer and what’s important to them is very important to you too. You have exceptional customer service and the ability to engage with clients in an enthusiastic and fun way. By getting to know them by name, responding to inquiries, being super friendly and making them feel great, you embrace our culture of client care and deliver value. You understand the emotion and intentions behind good communication, listen in a way that gains the full meaning of what’s being said and ensure the other person feels heard and understood.

Cultivate a professional environment. Your clients and your co-workers count on you to present yourself in a professional manner and maintain an organized workspace in order to create an environment that is welcoming and comfortable for all. You always think about what you would do in your own home to welcome guests and do the same here. Your warm and caring approach is what sets you apart. You help the team succeed by sharing your knowledge and time. After all, you know that creating the best experience for everyone is all that truly matters.

Education and Experience

● Licensed Optician certification with College of Opticians of BC; or proven work experience combined with proof of out-of-province certification in opticianry preferred
● Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant program (CCOA)
● Minimum 2 years optical sales experience preferred

Do you find yourself saying; This job has my name on it! I have extensive optical expertise and product knowledge, exceptional client service, positive energy, am resourceful and proactive, have great time management skills and the confidence to solve problems! And, I want to move to beautiful Kelowna. That is awesome! We want to meet you!

Please submit your cover letter and resume to lana@inspiredeyes.ca Please indicate “resume” on the subject line. We truly thank you for your interest in this position. All candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.
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Optometric Dispenser (February 18, 2020)

We are looking for a positive, efficient individual to join our busy downtown Optometric practice as an Optical Dispenser. Strong customer service a must. The successful applicant will be responsible for duties including (but not limited to):
-Assisting doctors and patients
- Frame Selection/Vision Correction/Lenses
-Lens Designs and Technology
-Contact Lenses
Working hours will range from 20-40 hours per week and dependent on business needs, including Saturdays. Flexibility is ideal.
Priority will be given to applicants with optometric and/or optician experience. However, we are willing to train the perfect candidate.
Please forward resume to administration@familyeyecarecentre.com
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Optician/Optometry Assistant (January 8, 2020)

Focal Point Optometry is a quality oriented boutique style optometry office located in beautiful downtown Qualicum Beach. Focal Point Optometry is a young office, 4 years old, that sees large growth every year.

Website: focalpointoptometry.ca

The ideal candidate for the position would live in the Oceanside region and love helping people reach their maximum seeing potential. Enjoys a fast paced work environment in a beautiful setting and is always ready for the challenge of learning new skills.

Focal Point Optometry is a very forward progressive technology office operating on an Apple based computer system with artificial intelligence and automation. Continuing education and strive for excellence is at the forefront of our services.

Please apply to: doctormagyar@gmail.com

Looking forward to hearing from our next candidate
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Optician/Optometric Assistant Wanted (January 7, 2020)

We are looking for an Optician/Optometric assistant, part-time leading to full-time employment in a beautiful and friendly optometry office in the sunny Okanagan, BC. We would love the ideal candidate to have a positive attitude, enthusiasm, motivation and optical knowledge.

Please contact the manager at icare_guy@yahoo.com
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Optician/Optometric Assistant (January 6, 2020)

Optometry Office is looking for a dynamic team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency to cover a maternity leave position.

Experience in an optometry setting or medical office would be beneficial, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Licensed Optician preferred.

The position is full time with competitive wages and benefit package.

The successful candidate must enjoy a fast-paced environment and embrace learning new skills. Will meet and exceed all client services and sales standards by consistently delivering an exceptional experience. Present a polished and professional appearance and be resourceful and result driven.

Duties would include expertly guiding customers in selecting frames and lenses that are best suited for their lifestyle, wardrobe, prescription and price needs. Accurately record measurements, adjusting and fitting eyewear, and execution of all details. Reception duties such as phone and email management; booking appointments; file management and acting as a liaison between patients, doctors and specialists. Pretesting; Visual Field and Ocular Coherence.

Please email your resume to glenmoreoptometry@gmail.com and we will arrange an interview to follow.
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