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Published: November 24, 2022

Optometric Assistant

St. Thomas, ON, Canada | Full Time

First Optometry

Based at: First Optometry, 310 Wellington St., St. Thomas - soon moving to 1025 Talbot St., St, Thomas

Job Summary: Clinical support role - pretesting patients prior to examination

Reports to: Dr. Stephanie Millar and Dr. Ibrahim Oozeer

First Optometry is a long established, independent Optometry practice providing eye care, eye examinations, glasses, contact lenses, myopia management, dry eye treatments and other related services. We have a reputation for high standards of clinical and optical care, personalized service, a friendly atmosphere and enjoy a loyal clientele.

We are currently seeking full-time key members to join our growing team.


- You have excellent communication skills, are well presented, and confident.

-Your pleasant and caring manner will make our patients feel welcome and valued in our practice.

- You have a professional attitude and work at a steady pace to complete all necessary tasks and responsibilities without being asked.

- You work well as part of a team, willing to assist others when needed. -You are well organized, accurate in your work, and efficient. - You are self-motivated and strongly self-reliant.

- You have the ability to maintain composure, feelings and emotions when dealing with argumentative people or defensive situations. Your professionalism does not waver when presented with different personalities and/or situations.

- You are able to effectively multi-task while maintaining the highest level of customer service.

-You exhibit a strong working knowledge and understanding of modern technology. Training will be provided for our in-house system, OD Office Pro.

- You are reliable, honest and trustworthy.

- You are adaptable and love learning new things.

Duties and Responsibilities for Optometric Assistant:

Duties include but are not limited to…

- checking in patients

- measuring spectacle prescriptions

- performing non-contact tonometry, ocular coherence tomography, retinal imaging, auto-refraction

- scheduling patients

Full training will be provided to the right individual.


- Vision care

- Store discount

- Bonus pay

- Health coverage


8 hour shifts during our operation hours. Monday and Friday 8am-5pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 8am-6pm and Thursday 9am-7pm.

If we have caught your attention, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume along with a cover letter to apply.


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