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Job description

Need an Optometrist in a busy Ophthalmologist office with the latest technology. Specialized in Low Vision Rehabilitation and Dry Eye management. New graduates welcome – Part-time or Full-time – 2 locations – on shared basis.

Job Types: Permanent, Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $180,000.00 – $240,000.00 per year

Schedule: Day shift / Evenings / Morning shift

Work Location: In person

Licensed Optician – Part-time / Full-Time

Tasks : 

  • Assist patients to choose eyeglass frames, contact lens and ophthalmic lens options appropriate to the lens prescription.
  • Provides and ensures prompt, accurate and courteous service.
  • Accurately measures members for pupillary distance (PD) using a pupilometer or ruler.
  • Proficient in determining placement of multi-focal heights and bifocal heights.
  • Examines member’s eye using a slit lamp to assess the general ocular health and assist in the fitting of contact lenses.
  • Keys order into computer.
  • Places special orders to outside vendors by telephone.
  • Rings up orders for over-the-counter optical merchandise and processes payments using proper cash handling procedures for paperwork, change, cheques, and credit or debit charges.
  • Checks contact lenses and completed eyeglasses against prescription.
  • Fits and adjusts eyeglasses to the member using a frame warmer and bending with fingers.
  • Orders equipment, merchandise and supplies by keying into computer.
  • Keys receipt of special orders from outside vendors.
  • Follows safety and security procedures.
  • Stocks optical merchandise and supplies.
  • Follows department procedures and standards for production, record keeping, sales, eye health merchandising and product storage.
  • Maintains proper levels of Contact lens trials.
  • Maintains licensing requirements to ensure membership in provincial order is in good standing.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $53,712.00-$56,443.00 per year

Ophthalmic Assistant / Technician

Ophthalmic examination, diagnostics, and assisting treatment procedures along with clerical, front desk, and administrative functions.


  • Ophthalmic workup/patient screening/testing, History, Visual Acuity including EDTRS, Low vision assessment, IOP Assessment, Color Vision, Instilling drops, etc.
  • Accurately performing diagnostic testing: Fundus Photography, VF, Micro perimetry, OCT, Macular Integrity assessments, B Scan, UBM, Digital Fundus photography, PAM, ERG, Dry Eye Diagnostics, Contrast Sensitivity testing, Digital Gonioscopy.
  • Assisting in dry eye treatments, lasers, ocular aesthetics, and other office minor procedures.
  • Communicating with patients and other healthcare professionals, front desk duties.


  • 2+ years of previous experience as an ophthalmic assistant/technician.
  • Completion of your AAO/COA is an asset.

Salary: $35,000.00-$47,216.00 per year

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Education: Secondary School (preferred)


  • Ophthalmology/optometry: 1 year (required)


  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (preferred)

Voluntary position as Ophthalmic Assistant

Voluntary positions are also available for those looking to volunteer to help or want to pursue careers in Ophthalmology/optometry soon or get trained to be eligible for JHAPCO certification.

Volunteer positions are available at the main location of Calgary Eye Specialist Clinic, Deerfoot City Mall #4154, 901 64 Ave NE. Volunteers completing the tenure may be eligible for employment opportunities dependent on the requirement and their performance.

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