Associate Optometrist - Nanaimo
Published: March 24, 2022
Vision Therapist - Training Provided
Brampton, ON, Canada | Part Time
Did you ever dream about a career that really changes the lives of people, especially children? The field of vision therapy is definitely one that changes lives. Children that were not able to focus up close to read, can start to read without any struggles. Stroke patients that suddenly lost their focus and 100% control over their eye muscles can regain their strength with vision therapy and vision rehabilitation. Our Optometric clinic is in need of a Vision Therapist now more than ever and we will give you all the tools and training needed to do this job!
The employee will be trained to become a competent vision therapist under the care of a certified optometrist. Experience working with children is a definite plus as well an educational backgroud in teaching, psychology or anatomy and physiology would be extremely beneficial to this position.
Activities are given to patients that are directed to the patient’s goals, Optometric goals and visual performance. The therapist implements the optometrist’s case decisions and will administer and score tests. The therapist is also essential to the guidance and motivation of the patient. At this time, we are willing to train a candidate who is willing to take on this rewarding work. Scheduling will be based on part-time hours however once we have filled this position with a successful candidate there will be an increase in hours commensurate with an increase in the number of patients enrolled in the program.
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