1 FULL-TIME Optometric Assistant/optician AND 2 PART-TIME OPTOMETRIC ASSISTANTS
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
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.