Opportunities for Optometric Assistants/Opticians

 Posting Title  Status  Location  Date Posted
Part-time Optometric Assistant/Optician PT Kamloops July 14, 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/ 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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