ISO Optometric Assistant in the beautiful BC Okanagan!

  • Company:
    Family First Optometry
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    General

Come to work with us!

Optometric assistant/optician – experienced or willing to learn

Come join our small, independent optometry practice in beautiful Vernon, BC!  We provide caring, relationship-based eye care for the whole family. Our designer boutique optical offers unique product lines across all price points.

This is a new part-time position with potential for permanent full-time for the right candidate. Our small team is led by the experienced practice owner-optometrist.  We cross-train and multi-task duties in reception, patient care, optical sales and lab. Everyone on the team works daytime, early evening and Saturday hours.

Experience is a strong asset, but not required.  Are you interested in vision, health, science, personal style, fashion and design? This optometric assistant position offers a rewarding career in a helping profession that involves both technical and fashion consultation.   

We are looking for someone who is:

consistently cheerful and friendly;
well-spoken and poised;  
non-judgmental;
dedicated to getting to know new and returning families;
sensitive and reassuring to those who are anxious during their visit;  

able to earn patients’ confidence during testing, eyewear selection and sales;   
passionate about fulfilling our patients’ needs and expectations;

Is this your work style?

career-oriented and dedicated;
responsible and reliable;
alert and helpful:
positive, calm and self-aware;
cooperative and diplomatic;
precise and conscientious;
able to organize, multi-task and set priorities in a busy environment;
willing to learn constantly and adapt to change;

Relevant experience may include:

optometry, optical or healthcare;
customer service in retail, sales or service industry;
reception and office administration;  
merchandising/creative/fashion/style.  

Minimum technical skills required:

Microsoft Office Windows   
Proficient keyboarding  
Exceptional telephone skills

Respond in confidence to: admin@familyfirstoptometry.ca.
Please write “Optometric Assistant position” in your e-mail subject line.