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FT Permanent Optician (Eyeglasses)

Date Posted: December 9, 2020

Employer: MediPharmDirect Inc. on behalf of our client’s retail vision clinics
Job Title: FT Permanent Optician (Eyeglasses)
Contact: Jennifer Andrew, Managing Director 905-536-0630


MediPharmDirect Inc.
Canada’s Allied Health Recruitment Experts
Staff, Management, Executive Recruitment

Who are we looking for?

Job Title: Optician (Retail – Staff, Reporting to Store Manager)

Job Type: Full-time hours; Permanent (successful candidate would be our client’s employee from day one) – days, evenings, weekend shifts as per business needs; estimated number of hours per week may range from 30 – 40 hours (benefits and all perks of permanent employment are offered) – paid hourly

Vision Centre/Clinic Format: Retail, Chain

Job Location: This vision care retail centre is located in Winnipeg, MB

Estimated Start Date: ASAP

Compensation Estimate: MediPharmDirect estimates this role will offer a competitive rate of pay commensurate with experience and taking market conditions into account; the rate of pay may range from $26-31 per hour depending on experience level; comprehensive benefits program after three months, professional licensing fees paid as per company policy, competitive vacation entitlement, career growth potential, fun and engaging work atmosphere, fashionable, high-quality eyeglasses, and other elements. As this is our estimate, the hiring manager for the role may offer compensation that differs from our estimate, based on experience and other factors. All compensation elements for this specific role will be discussed in detail and confidence between the successful candidate and the hiring manager. MediPharmDirect is providing any compensation-related info as our estimate and info is provided for informational purposes only.

What will this person be responsible for?

– Providing customer and eyeglasses patient service beyond expectations
– Ensuring corporate standards are followed and making sure the vision care retail outlet operates in compliance with company and legislative requirements
– Supporting excellence in all areas of vision care service delivery in a retail setting including patient care and safety, inventory, workflow, and support of the attainment of financial goals through leveraging service and sales opportunities in a non-commission based environment
– Other duties as required

What are the qualifications for this role?

– Must possess an Optician license (eyeglasses) in any province in Canada and be in good standing, with current licensing in the province where this role is located or eligibility to have license in place within a short and clearly defined period of time
– 1 or more years’ full time work experience as an Optician in any Canadian province is preferred but not required
– Customer service mindset, attentive, organized, demonstrated collaborative approach to working with other team members, passion for opticianry and patient care, takes initiative, empathetic, works efficiently and accurately
– Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
– Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
– Two supervisory references must be able to be called as part of the recruitment process – this is non-negotiable (reference contacts do not need to appear on resume but may be requested at some point in the process).

How does a candidate apply to be considered?

Confidential resumes may be submitted via email to candidates@medipharmdirect.com

There are no costs for candidates (job seekers) whatsoever to use our services and all communication is confidential.

If you know someone who may be interested in this opportunity, professional referrals are always appreciated.
Please feel free to share this posting with them so they have our contact information.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted immediately.

Thank you for your interest in this career opportunity! Professional referrals from your network are encouraged and appreciated.

Student optician / vca Walmart Selkirk Mb.

Date Posted: November 2, 2020

Employer: Walmart vision
Job Title: Student optician / vca Walmart Selkirk Mb.
Contact: RON 2047859226


Walmart Vision in Selkirk, is currently accepting applications for a vision care associate. Check Walmart site for position.

Visual Eyes Optometry – Manitoba Clinic

Date Posted: October 7, 2020

Employer: Visual Eyes Optometry
Job Title: Part time Optometry Office Assistant
Contact: visualeyesmbclinic@gmail.com

Details:  We are seeking an energetic and extroverted addition to our team at our Manitoba Clinic location for part time employment as an Optometry Office Assistant.
This position requires exceptional interpersonal, communication and time management skills. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner who is eager to be cross trained in different areas around the office!

While working under the supervision of a licensed optometrist and optician, you will have an array of responsibilities that include the following:

  • Patient reception
  • Neutralization, repair, and adjustment of eyeglasses
  • Providing patients with ophthalmic frame and lens recommendations
  • Placing patient lens orders with our labs
  • Conducting preliminary vision tests prior to the eye health examination
  • Patient instruction for contact lens insertion, removal and hygiene
  • Managing effective patient recall systems

This position is ideal for optician students or those interested in the optical and optometry field. Experience is preferred.

At our office we offer:

  • Weekends and statutory holidays off
  • Two weeks paid vacation after one year of employment
  • Opportunity to join an extended health benefits plan
  • Opportunities for career growth and development including certification in optometric assisting or becoming a licensed optician

Hours per week: 30 hours (approximately) Start date: ASAP

If interested, please reply via email with attached resume to visualeyesmbclinic@gmail.com.

Licensed Optician or contact lens fitter

Date Posted: September 18, 2020

Employer: South Eye Centre Inc
Job Title: Licensed Optician or contact lens fitter
Contact: Joceline


Looking for a dynamic/energetic individual with a single or dual Licensed Optician in a full or part time Position to work along aside 3 optometrist at 2 locations in the south side of the city. Students in second year are welcomed. Experience is required for this position with selection of frames, lenses, dispensing of eyewear as well as individual willing to learn and preform pretesting for Optometrist. Competitive wages from $18 to $29 an hour plus benefits. Wages dependant on experience. Monday to Friday 10-6 alternate Saturdays and NO Sunday’s

Please send resume to swec5@shaw.ca

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