Optometric Receptionist / Optical Assistant
North York - Optometrists Office - North York, ON

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Optometric/Optical Assistant

We are a full scope Opometric practice focused on superior patient care and service, located in North York near Yonge & Finch. We are looking for the right person to join our eye care team as an optometric assistant/optician. Attention to detail and exceptional communication skill is essential. Experience in the optical industry is preferred. We are looking for a full time assistant who is experienced. Part-time will be given to inexperienced candidates until the candidate is fully trained to work Full-Time.

Duties and Responsibilities

Pre-testing patients with A/R and NCT equipment
Advising patients on lens and frame selections
Ordering glasses and contact lenses
Repairing and adjusting eyeglasses
Training contact lens patients
Keeping the office clean and tidy (Light housekeeping)
Assisting the doctors as required
Reception and telephone handling
Scheduling patients on the computer
Responding to email inquiries
Preparing charts and filing
Calling patients to confirm their appointments
Billing OHIP, third-parties and patients

Successful completion of at least a two-year post secondary certificate or diploma program or two years previous experience in an optometric office or optical
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills and work in a team environment is required
Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office suite or similar software