Opportunities for Optometric Assistants/Opticians

 Posting Title  Status  Location  Date Posted
Optometric Assistant Position PT Tsawwassen January 12, 2021
Licensed Optician FT Burnaby, Vancouver December 11, 2020
Optician or Optometric Assistant PT/FT North Vancouver November 24, 2020
Optician/Sales Associate position available immediately IRIS Richmond Center PT/FT Richmond November 17, 2020
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


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Optometric Assistant Position (January 12, 2021)

Tsawwassen Optometry Clinic is looking for an optometric assistant for our growing practice. Our office is a warm, patient-focused, and fun clinic that has been serving the community since 1983. We strive to provide individualized attention, and build relationships with each and every patient. 

If you are outgoing, friendly, compassionate, a multi-tasker, and organized – this job is for you. Although our preference is for someone with experience, training is available for the right person. 

Duties include: 
• Assisting patients with frame and lens selection
• Edging lenses, frame repairs and adjustments
• Performing various clinical testing
• Some reception duties, including booking appointments, taking payments and handling any other patient inquiries
• Various other tasks

You will be working directly with patients of all ages. Our office has worked hard to implement procedures to provide a safe environment for our patients, doctors and staff. 

This is a part time position 3-4 days a week. We are flexible on days worked, but will require two Saturdays a month from 9am to 2pm. 

If you feel that you would be a good fit, please email us at doctors@tsawwassenoptometry.ca 

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Licensed Optician  (December 11, 2020)

Job Summary
We are expanding our excellent team of eye care professionals in our state-of-the-art clinic, and WE WANT YOU TO JOIN US! We are looking for a positive, detail-oriented, proactive candidate to join our three amazing FT opticians.

We are an independently owned specialty optometry clinic, with industry-leading tech, an on-site edging lab with a brand new edger, an excellent selection of frames, a specialty contact lens fitting area (sclerals, AOK, soft contacts and RGPs), modern equipment such as a Keratograph5, AngioVue OCT, Monaco Optomap, Osmolarity testing, Virtual Reality Vision Therapy, Humphrey VF, NIDEK digital phoropter and lensmeter, radio frequency treatment for dry eyes, and much more.

Don’t stress over daily targets, don’t feel forced to offer patients in-house or low quality lenses, don’t feel like a salesperson. Here we believe you are an important member of our team, providing nothing but the best in eyewear services to our patients, without compromising your professional ethics.

Your duties will include mainly frame selection, dispensing, and glasses repairs; but occasionally might include clerical work (booking patients, paperwork, phone calls, etc). You will also be responsible for overseeing the day to day business operation and working directly with our clinic director.

Training will be provided for the right candidate, but this position does require previous experience.

Being positive, easy going, and having great communication skills with our patients is a MUST and this is what will set you apart from the rest. The right candidate must be able to communicate effectively in English, in person and on the phone.

Remuneration is very competitive and based on experience.

All correspondence will be held in absolute confidence. If this opportunity appeals to you, please email your cover letter and resume to us.

We offer generous extended benefits, paid sick days, diverse bonuses and a very positive work environment.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From $24.00 per hour

Please email admin@integraeyecare.com

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Optician or Optometric Assistant (November 24, 2020)

We are looking for a special someone to add to our team. The best candidate has a positive, outgoing personality, be a good listener and communicator, love to help patients with frame and lens selections and hold a Dispensing Optician Diploma with a minimum of 5 years experience. 

Because of our extended hours and emergency care services we are looking for a team member specifically for Sunday and Mondays up to F/T days and hours. 

MSOC is celebrating 30 years of providing eye care services to our community. This practice is located on the beautiful Northshore, nestled into a mature forest near the base of Mount Seymour.  

Please send your CV and cover letter to drmckay@mountseymouroptometry.com

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Optician/Sales Associate position available immediately IRIS Richmond Center (November 17, 2020)

We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing individuals to join our IRIS team at Richmond Centre FOR FULLTIME OR PART TIME positions.

As an associate at IRIS, you will be responsible for educating customers about sunglass and eyewear choices as well as assist with lens choices. The associate would also assist the Dr. of Optometry with pre-testing of patients. Ideal candidates will have a passion for customer service and a strong interest in fashion as well as in the optometry field.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Meet and exceed sales goals
• Top notch customer service
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong team player
• Developing and maintaining a sound, long term customer base
• Participate in merchandising
• Ensure accuracy in all transactions, inventory and procedures
• Constantly update product and sales knowledge
• Maintain the visual appeal of your store
• Conduct oneself in a professional manner
Optical dispensing experience
• Sales and fashion experience
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• Motivated and committed to driving sales
• English fluency a must
Mandarin as a 2nd language preferred

How to apply:
Via Email C/O MANAGER   kelly.mccomb@iris.ca
Hours: 25-40 per week
Expected Start Date: 2020-11-17
COVID-19 considerations
We follow all strict Covid requirements for safety


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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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