Optometric/Medical Assistant needed


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St. Marys Optometry is in need of an Optometric Assistant for their office in downtown St. Marys ON.

With 12 years of community-focused patient care, the St. Marys Optometry team takes pride in providing awesome eye care and building relationships with our patients. Our practice is growing and we continue to invest in new technology. We are proud of our team of amazing staff & optometrists – our people are everything to us!

As an Optometric Assistant your role will include administration, education, sales and service. Your responsibilities will be based on your skills and experience, and will eventually include interacting with patients in person, phone and email, preliminary testing, assisting with appropriate frame and lens selection, eyewear adjustments and repairs and possibly more depending on your interests and abilities.

If you have a positive personality and are able to make every patient smile and feel valued then you have just what we are looking for. Specific eye care experience is not necessary as we offer an extensive training program.

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education. Previous retail experience and/or optometry/optical experience is an asset. You should love helping people, enjoy a fast-paced professional environment, be comfortable with computers/technology, be a strong communicator and enjoy learning. You must be willing to work on-site for 7 to 8 hour shifts. This is a full time position of between 35-40 hours per week and includes one evening of work per week. The office is closed weekends and stat holidays.

Job type : full-time, permanent

Salary : starting at $17.00 per hour (depending on experience)

Benefits :
Flexible schedule
Bonus pay
Company events
Vision care
Store discount


If you are interested in joining our team, please bring your cover letter, resume and references to our office during normal business hours. In your cover letter, tell us what excites you about joining our team and why you would be a great fit. Only applicants who apply in person and who include an email address for correspondence will be considered.

We will be accepting applications and interviewing candidates on an ongoing basis until the position is filled so we recommend that you apply immediately.

We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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