optometric assistant/optician
Kingsway Eye Care Family Optometry - Toronto, ON

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

The Opportunity:

Kingsway Eye Care 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-focused office with a high-end flair.

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 Assistant and/or Optician

Hours are flexible, but evening and Saturday hours are required. Optician students are welcome. Experience in the optometry/optical industry is a preferred asset.

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/medical services environment (preferred)
  • 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 eye care industry is an asset, but not necessary, as training will be provided.

Compensation:

Remuneration will be based on experience.

TO APPLY:

Please state position applying for as “Receptionist, 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.


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