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    Junction Optometrists
    May 6, 2018

    Junction Optometrists is looking to hire a full-time Optician/Optical/Optometric Assistant at our practice in the Junction area of west Toronto. This team member will work a schedule of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday and alternate Saturdays. The Optician/Optical/Optometric Assistant will be responsible for frame buying, assisting with patient frame selection, repairing eyewear, pre-testing and specialty testing for the optometrists, order entry and reconciliation, contact lens instruction and front desk coverage as required.  Ours is a friendly team-oriented practice with emphasis on eye health care and quality lifestyle eyewear. Join our friendly team in advancing eye health and enhancing the lives of our patients in a dynamic and rewarding environment.
     
    How You’ll Benefit

    • Competitive salary and benefits
    • A workplace culture where collaboration and happiness in the workplace are encouraged
    • Freedom from corporate mindset
    • Ongoing training and development opportunities through our Eye Recommend partners
    Responsibilities 
    • Assisting with frame purchasing for our optical dispensary display
    • Assisting with selection of frames to suit our patients' fashion and performance needs
    • Educating patients about the best eyewear choices to ensure they receive the best in value and quality
    • Interpreting optical prescriptions as written by the optometrists
    • Performing frame and lens measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning of eyewear
    • Submitting prescription eyewear requisitions to manufacturing lab and frame supplier
    • Repairing and adjusting patients’ eyewear
    • Maintaining the frame display area
    • Reconciling lab and supplier invoices
    • Patient pre-testing and specialty testing (auto-refractor, digital photography, OCT, visual fields)
    The Successful Candidate will
    • Have previous optical experience
    • Be passionate about customer experience and be a great communicator in the English language
    • Be one who can provide an exceptional patient care experience
    • Be committed to excelling as a member of a high performing team
    • Be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Have computer knowledge and be capable of learning Visual-Eyes software
     
    Do you meet our requirements for previous experience and communication skills? 
    Are you looking for job satisfaction in a supportive team environment? 
     
    If so, please send your resume with a custom cover letter indicating that you have visited our website and why you are the best candidate for this position. Kindly include your starting salary expectations.

    Reply to: [email protected]

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