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Optical/Optometric Assistant

Junction Optometrists is looking to hire a full-time 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 Optical/Optometric Assistant will be responsible for 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 an 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
  • No corporate attitude
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities through our Eye Recommend partners


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  • 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

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.

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