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Dr. B.R. Loose, Optometric Corporation O/A Envision Eye Health Clinic Optometrists

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Company: Dr. B.R. Loose, Optometric Corporation O/A Envision Eye Health Clinic Optometrists

Business information: Envision Eye Health Clinic Optometrists offers primary eye health exams, specialized oculo-visual testing, neuro-optometric vision therapy, specialty contact lenses, optical dispensary, and on site optical lab. We are members of BC doctors of optometry.

Business address: 2344 Westwood Dr., Prince George, BC V2N 4H3

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full-time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

 

Job Description:

Take patients’ general medical and ophthalmic history

Operate ophthalmic testing and measuring instruments to aid in assessing patients’ vision

Instruct patients on diagnostic test and record results

Administer eye drops, ointments and medications as directed by the professionals

Clean and maintain ophthalmic instruments and equipment

Perform various administrative duties

Manage dispensary: frames/lens inventory, training/managing fellow optical dispensers, dispensing patients into suitable glasses and lenses

Operate and train team members on diagnostic optometry equipment/tests, record results to aid optometrists in assessing patients’ vision and eye health

Schedule and confirm appointments

Perform general clerical duties

Maintain inventory of equipment

Manage routine office functions including reception, telephone and booking appointments

Order supplies and equipment

Obtain specifications for eyeglasses or contact lenses from a prescription prepared by an Ophthalmologist and take necessary measurements.

Advise clients on eyeglasses selection by informing them of different products such as lens materials, frames, tints and anti-reflection coating.

Adjust contact lenses and inform client on use and care.

May supervise or manage the activities of other opticians or student opticians.

 

Requirements:

Education: Completion of secondary school is required.

Experience: A minimum of 2 year of experience in the optometric field is required OR if the worker doesn’t have the required experience, completion of a six to twelve month optometric assistant or a related field college program is required.

Previous optical and dispensary management (frames/lens inventory, fellow optical dispensers) experience is required.

Experience with optical lab and pre exam equipment is required.

Ability to accurately perform manual refractions is required.

Work conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking.

Personal suitability: Accurate, Client focus, Dependability, Efficient interpersonal skills, Excellent oral and written communication, Flexibility, Initiative, Interpersonal awareness, Judgement, Organized, Reliability, Team player.

Computer and technology knowledge: MS Excel, MS Office.

Language: English is required.

 

Salary: $25.00 per hour, 40 hours per week.

 

Benefits: Vision plan, health spending account, and RRSP matching program are provided by the employer. Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate.

 

Important Information: Flexibility on schedule is required. The work schedule will be from Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and alternating Saturdays from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM. If the worker is required to work on a Saturday, they get an additional day off.

Apply by e-mail to: brenton@drloose.com

cc: envisioneyehealthclinicoptometrists@canadaemail.ca

**Please apply with the subject: Job Application – Optometric assistant**

To apply for this position please email your information to brenton@drloose.com

About Dr. B.R. Loose, Optometric Corporation O/A Envision Eye Health Clinic Optometrists

Envision Eye Health Clinic Optometrists offers primary eye health exams, specialized oculo-visual testing, neuro-optometric vision therapy, specialty contact lenses, optical dispensary, and on site optical lab. We are members of BC doctors of optometry.