Opportunities for Optometric Assistants/Opticians

 Posting Title  Status  Location  Date Posted
Optometric Assistant   PT  Nanaimo/Courtenay  October 19, 2021 
Optometric Assistant  PT  Kamloops  October 19, 2021 
Optician Needed  PT/FT  Aldergrove
(Langley/Abbotsford) 
October 18, 2021 
Optician  FT  Penticton  October 7, 2021 
Optician FT Kelowna September 21, 2021
Optometric Assistant or Optician PT/FT
South Okanagan  September 21, 2021 
Optician Needed PT/FT Coquitlam September 13, 2021
Optometric Assistant PT Vancouver, BC September 10, 2021
Optometric Assistant FT Parksville/Vancouver Island August 23, 2021
Optician/Optometric Assistant PT/FT Kelowna August 18, 2021
Seeking full time optician in busy
Okanagan practice
FT West Kelowna August 16, 2021
Hiring Full Time Frame Stylist/Optician/
Optometric Assistants
FT Burnaby/Richmond/Surrey August 16, 2021








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Postings

Optometric Assistant (October 19, 2021)

Hatchard Optometry Group is looking for an Optometric Assistant or Medical Office Assistant with excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency.

The position is part-time including some weekends and early evenings.

The successful candidate must enjoy a fast-paced environment, be a willing team player, and embrace learning new skills. A consistently attentive, courteous and compassionate demeanor towards patients is essential. Experience in an optometry setting or medical office would be beneficial, but we are willing to train the right candidate.

Duties would include pretesting patients and acting as a liaison between patients, doctors and specialists, Visual Field and Ocular Coherence Tomography testing knowledge is an asset, but not required. On job training will be provided. Additional duties include booking appointments, recalling patients, answering phones and file management.

Please submit resume to [email protected]
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Optometric Assistant (October 19, 2021)

Hatchard Optometry Group is looking for an Optometric Assistant or Medical Office Assistant with excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency.

The position is part-time including some weekends and early evenings.

The successful candidate must enjoy a fast-paced environment, be a willing team player, and embrace learning new skills. A consistently attentive, courteous and compassionate demeanor towards patients is essential. Experience in an optometry setting or medical office would be beneficial, but we are willing to train the right candidate.

Duties would include pretesting patients and acting as a liaison between patients, doctors and specialists, Visual Field and Ocular Coherence Tomography testing knowledge is an asset, but not required. On job training will be provided. Additional duties include booking appointments, recalling patients, answering phones and file management.

Please submit resume to [email protected]
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Optician needed (October 18, 2021)

Aldergrove Optometry is a relative new clinic (3 years old) and we are rapidly growing. We are looking for an outgoing optician with experience in sales to add to our small team. Thorough training will be provided, so personality and work ethic will be considered the most to fit in with our current team. We are a dog friendly environment.
Employment type: part-time (including some Saturdays) with opportunity to become full-time

Looking for:
• Experience in sales and customer service
• Excellent communication and patience with customer/patient service skills
• Willing to learn new skills (experience in edging, adjusting frames, and dispensing glasses is preferred)

Job duties :
• Patient scheduling, reception, recalls, and follow up calls
• Answering calls and greeting customers/patients in professional manner
• Receiving payment and direct billing insurance
• Pre-testing patients and lensometry
• Consultation and sales on frames and lenses, measuring, placing orders, dispensing, and troubleshooting adjustments and repairs
• Occasional cleaning of the clinic (we all do our part)

Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour with annual review for raises and bonuses

Please email [email protected] with your resume or for more information.
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Optician (October 7, 2021)

Apex Optometry in Penticton, BC is looking for a positive, detail-oriented person.
Responsibilities include:
- Dispensing and adjusting glasses
- Quality frame and lens selection
- Scheduling patients and communications
- All facets of operating a single - practitioner optometry office.

Required Skill Set:
- Being an organized multitasker
- Positive attitude and willingness to learn
- Customer service experience
New or experienced opticians can apply.
The position is available Full time: Mondays thru Thursdays, 8am to 4:30pm and Fridays 8am to 12pm.

Please email your resume to Sandrine at [email protected] or drop off at 462 Main Street, Penticton.

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Optician  (September 21, 2021) 
Full-time Optician needed for our busy and rapidly growing optometry practice in Kelowna. 

Minimum 1-years' experience. License not required, but preferred. 

We offer competitive wages, benefits package, and opportunity of growth within our organization. 

We pride ourselves on being a patient focused practice and are looking for an energetic, positive individual to join our team. The successful candidate must enjoy a fast-paced environment and embrace learning new skills. They will meet and exceed all client service and sales standards by consistently delivering an exceptional experience and present a polished and professional appearance. They will need to be resourceful and self-driven. 

Please send your resume to [email protected]

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Optometric Assistant or Optician  (September 21, 2021) 
We are looking for a full time optometric assistant or optician to join our team in our optical dispensary.

Please contact Dr. Kimberley Goods at [email protected] if you are interested. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Optician Needed  (September 13, 2021) 
Come join our team, at Coquitlam's number 1 voted optometry, 4 years in a row! If you're a dynamic, experienced, and charismatic optician, we want you on our team! Easily accessible by transit, our fast paced practice offers patients, and staff the ability to easily commute in.

A bit more about us:

We are a fast paced multi-doctor practice, so experience is a must.

We offer above average wages based on experience, and have a great benefit package for our employees.

We understand that things come up, and work life balance is important. To that extent, we strive to give you the balance by providing flexibility in your schedules.

Our team is amazing! We love helping people, and our patients reciprocate those feelings to us. We love being a part of our community.

You must be independent, and have strong communication skills. Our patients have come to expect high end service, which starts with the floor team.

You should be familiar with how an optometric practice works, roles required to make the practice move efficiently, and how to navigate optometric software.

You should be able to adapt to all sorts of situations, from phones to edging, dispensing to pre-testing, adjustments to scheduling, we expect your experience will allow you to multi-task efficiently.

Well qualified applicants should have strong optical background, whether licensed or not.

You must be able to, fit, edge and dispense all forms of lenses and frames.

A well qualified individual is also responsible to help front desk staff when it comes to: answering phones, calling patients, and directing calls in the appropriate manner. Whilst we have highly competent front desk staff, we do require help from opticians every once in a while in this regard.

Your sales skills must be strong, and have low re-do rates. You are expected to fit, edge and dispense with a high degree of skill and accuracy at all times
Strong communication (written and verbal,) skills are a must.

Strong computer skills are a must.

Lastly, we are a more liberal practice, and love to have fun when the pace eases. We would love to have someone with an easy going demeanor!

If this sounds like you, and you consider yourself a good fit for our strong team, please feel free to reach out! We would love to hear from you, meet you, and have you in our practice!

Our pay structure is well above average for experienced candidates.

Please email your resume or any further questions to: [email protected]

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Optometric Assistant  (September 10, 2021) 
Located in the Marpole area of Vancouver, we are an independent optometry clinic that provides exceptional optometric service and optical dispensing to our patients.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly versatile individual to fill the position of  Optometric Assistant with Optical dispensing knowledge starting in September 2021. The position would be 3-4 days/week (with 8 hour shifts); possibility of full-time in the future.

Aside from delivering outstanding patient and customer care, our candidate has:
-  excellent interpersonal skills and exceptional phone etiquette
- the ability to work in a fast paced environment independently and as part of a team
- general reception and computer experience (proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel)
- experience working in an optical dispensary
-  experience using an auto-refractor, tonometer and taking retinal photos etc. (willing to train the right candidate)

If you’d like to join our wonderful team, please e-mail us a copy of your resume at [email protected]

We look forward to meeting with you!


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Optometric Assistant  (August 23, 2021) 
Oceanside Optometry Clinic is Hiring Optometric Assistant /Receptionist 
Do you want to look out at the ocean every day from your office? We are located on the coast of beautiful Vancouver Island. Our patients call us the most helpful optometry clinic in town.

We are looking to add the right person to our team!
Our position includes training on how to admit patients to our clinic, the opportunity to work with technologically advanced eye care instrumentation and learn how to consult with patients about their individual eyewear options in a professional manner, and the chance to join a team who will support you in maintaining our high standard of care and in providing an exceptional experience to everyone who visits our clinic!

If you are a reliable, committed, organized, caring, enthusiastic “people person” who likes to smile and wants to contribute to a professional team while getting on-the-job training for a career in the eye care field then we would love to hear from you - please apply today at [email protected] and one of our management team members will be in touch. All applications are welcome, but only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Requirements:
- reliable
- an enthusiastic commitment to learning
- positive attitude
- excellent communication skills
- good/excellent computer skills
- licensed CCOA /Optometric Assistant beneficial but not required

Information:
- wage starting at $20 per hour - (++ depending on experience)
- Full time position - approximately 40hrs
www.oceansideoptometryclinic.com


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Optician/Optometric Assistant  (August 18, 2021) 
Lifetime Eyecare Optometry is a well-established Kelowna-based optometry practice that has been serving residents of the Kelowna area since 1989.  We know how much your eye health and appearance can mean to the quality of your life and our team is committed to helping meet all of your visual needs. 

We are currently seeking an Optician/Optometric Assistant to join the team in our newly renovated space with updated and cutting-edge computerized refraction instruments.  This is a great opportunity if you’re looking for work-life balance to enjoy all that the Okanagan has to offer.  A flexible schedule offers steady work from Monday-Thursday from 9am to 5pm, with Fridays being optional. 

As the successful candidate, you will have excellent customer service skills, a keen eye for detail, and an openness to learning new tasks to support the team’s success.  

Your day-to-day duties will include: 

- Assisting patients with frame and lens selections; 
- Completing eyewear repairs; 
- Perform optometric pre-testing including assisting with case history, visual acuities, auto refraction, air puff tonometry, computerized visual fields, stereopsis, and color vision;
- Order frames for inventory and clients;
- Some bookkeeping duties that include bank deposits, balancing bank statements with ledger, writing cheques, etc.; 
- Other duties as may be assigned.

As an ideal candidate, you’ll have:

- Some optical dispensing experience (an Optician diploma is an asset, but not required);
- Some experience in an optometry office would be ideal;
- An outgoing personality and the desire to connect with our patients in a friendly and approachable manner;
- Basic bookkeeping experience, or the willingness to learn. 

We offer an excellent total compensation including top-of-range pay, full vision care, a great work schedule, and a professional work environment. The doctor is always willing to assist with questions and difficult cases, and provide background information and lens suggestions for each patient. 
 
We look forward to hearing from you.  To apply, please drop off your resume at Lifetime Eyecare Optometry in Plaza 33 (corner of Rutland Rd and Hwy 33)  or email your resume to [email protected].

  

 


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Seeking full time optician in busy Okanagan practice  (August 16, 2021) 
We are growing and are in need of another optician. No weekends, health spending account and team environment. Willing to train someone with optometric experience that is interested in working in optical. Contact Stephanie Strawn at [email protected].


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Hiring Full Time Frame Stylist/Optician/Optometric Assistants  (August 16, 2021) 
**Multiple positions available**
We are looking for permanent full time opticians and optometric assistants to join our team! We are a full scope optometric clinic with a strong focus on independent eyewear brands. Strong fashion sense and product knowledge on frames and lenses preferred. Fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin is an asset. Please forward your resume and your availability to [email protected]


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