Full Time Optometric Assistant/Optician
Kingsway Eye Care Family Optometry - Toronto, ON

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The Opportunity:
Kingsway Eye Care Family Optometry is a brand new, state of the art full-scope optometry office catering to the needs of the affluent Kingsway community. It will be a family oriented office.
We are looking for vibrant, effective and efficient individuals with friendly and positive-attitudes to fill the following positions:

  • 1 Full time optometric assistant/optician * 2 Part Time Optometric Assistants

Hours are 10-6 pm Mon-Friday, and occasional Saturday hours are required. Optician students are welcome.

Experience in the optometry/optical industry is prerequisite

Opportunity Location:
Kingsway Eye Care is located in Etobicoke, ON at the intersection of Royal York and Bloor—a 3 minute walk from the Royal York subway station.
About the Opportunity

  • Answer all in-coming calls in a professional manner regarding questions, inquiries, appointments * Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointments calendars * Greet patients and escort them to the pre testing examination area * Administer OHIP billings and collect payment entries (training provided) * Aid in frame selection, make frame adjustments, contact lens training * Keep reception, glasses dispensary and examination rooms in good order * Responsible for ordering all office supplies * Assist the Doctor with other tasks as assigned

Requirements of the ideal candidate

  • Understands the optometry environment * Always professional in dress and approach * Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills * Friendly telephone etiquette * Is high organized and has excellent time management skills * Has very strong attention to detail * Is upbeat, friendly and loves interacting with different people * Has proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office * Comfortable with taking on new tasks * Always goes above and beyond to provide outstanding patient service

Note * The office will be entirely digital (i.e. patient files will be digital files so no filing of records!!) therefore computer competencies is a must.

Knowledge of dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens is a must

Remuneration will be based on experience.
Please state position applying for as “ optometric assistant etc – Kingsway” and whether looking for full time or part-time position. Send resume by email. Also please provide days able to work
We appreciate all expressions of interest, however, as a practical matter, only select candidates whose backgrounds best match requirements will be contacted.