Southern Alberta Optometric Staff

Red Deer Eye Care Centre is looking for an enthusiastic Optician / Dispenser to join our team.  (200124)

We are a fast-paced, family-oriented optometry office serving thousands of Central Albertans yearly since 1940.  We take pride in customer service and providing customized eyewear solutions for our patients.  If you want to join the largest eye care provider in Central Alberta then we want to hear from you!
What we offer:
Friendly, positive work environment
Reasonable hours with all stat holidays and minimum weekend shifts
Competitive salary
Benefits including optical, dental, health, disability and life insurance
What we require:
Passion for helping people see and feel their best
Team player with a positive attitude
Optical dispensary experience*
Comfortable with sales
Knowledgeable about frame styles and lens options
Technical skills in eyeglass adjustment, fitting, and dispensing
Optician license an asset but not required
Students welcome to apply
*We are willing to train the right candidate if you are an optometric assistant looking to expand your skills, or if you are under-appreciated and under-utilized. 
Please send the following to  Attn: Koren (office manager)
Cover letter
Salary expectation
Thank you for your interest.  To learn more about our practice, visit
Please note only qualified applicants will be contacted.  No phone calls please.  Thank you.

Fun-Loving + Creative Part-Time Optometric Assistant for SE Calgary Optometry Practice (200105)

A little bit about us:
Sphere Optometry is one of Calgary’s newest optometry clinics, nestled in the resort-style neighbourhood of Westman Village in the community of Mahogany.  At Sphere we believe in making a positive difference with every patient, and in our community, our city, and the world around us.  We see the good in every situation, find beauty in the ordinary and extraordinary, and leave things a little bit better than when we found them.  We’re all about kindness and connection, ocular and wholistic wellness, and giving back to our local and global community.  
Our space brings a fresh downtown vibe to the suburbs, making it the perfect backdrop for our curated selection of hand-crafted independent eyewear, and the delivery of high-touch compassionate vision care.  At Sphere, our goal will always be to give an incredible eyewear and eye care experience.  So, if you are someone gifted with curiosity, and if you delight in delivering a pleasant surprise, if you long to make a difference and create something special and watch it grow, if you’re creative, imaginative, love fashion and love your community, then please reach out to  You just might be the perfect fit!

More perks!
Free underground parking 
Growth and learning opportunities
Part of a tight-knit retail community including Analog Coffee, Diner Deluxe, 5 Vines Wine and Create Pharmacy
Innovative, collaborative and open work environment

Looking for an Optometric Assistant/ Ophthalmic dispenser to join our team (200102)

Urban Eyecare is a growing practice: we care for patients at 2 locations. We are passionate about eye health, and provide high quality care and products. We are a tight knit team of young professionals that work together as one unit to care for our patients.
We are looking for a dynamic and strong Optometric Assistant/ Dispenser for our locations who can handle all tasks in an optometry office from reception, preliminary testing, to dispensing and quality control. Your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Working closely with our optometrists and team mates to provide excellent patient/customer care
Dispensing and educating patients on their eye wear options
Properly taking spectacle measurements manually and using the Visioffice
Optical orders, and verifications
Educating patients on eye health and related issues
Insurance and Alberta Health Care billings
Accurate and careful handling of patient files
Contact lens teaches
Patient follow up calls
Optical inventory - ordering and tracking
Reception and telephone duties
Scheduling and coordinating patient appointments and flow through the office
Preliminary testing
Data entry, accurately completing daily reports
Strong communication skills and attention to detail is a must. An ideal candidate has at least 2-3 years of experience and is self motivated to grow and learn. There is opportunity for growth in this position. Competitive wages and health benefits are offered. If this sounds like you, please submit a cover letter and resume

Busy SW Optometric Practice looking for dynamic, experienced Optician or Optical Dispenser. (190866)

License not required, will consider all relevant eye care experience.  Must have at least one year optical dispensing experience to apply, please!  We would like an individual who is great with patients, loves to help people find the perfect eyewear and enjoys supporting a hard-working team.  You should be responsible, mature and self-motivated.  Experience Pre-Test and dispensing an asset. Management experience an asset.  We are a fun office to work in with flexible hours. Two offices, close to each other.  Please send us your resume today or call for an interview!
Please email resumes to or fax resume to 403-242-0874 or call 587-892-3937

Part-Time/Full Time Optometric Assistant/Receptionist Position (190864)

We are looking for a master multi-tasker with strong communication skills and an upbeat personality.  Join us in creating a positive experience for our patients by orchestrating patient flow and completing general office administrative tasks. 
A day at North Hill Eye Clinic would involve greeting our patients, setting them up in our software system, performing pre-testing, direct billing insurance companies and taking payment. You would also complete our day end, submit AHC claims, track payments, and perform payroll.  You are someone who thrives in a busy environment and are at your best when interacting with people. 
You are:
1)      Reliable and always on time
2)      Detail oriented 
3)      Someone who has excellent customer service skills 
4)      Appreciate an organized and clean work space
5)      Seeking a position with job growth opportunities 
Minimum requirements:
1)      A High School Diploma  
2)      Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel 
Preference given to candidates with
1)      Experience in a medical office setting 
Competitive compensation based on experience and skill with opportunities for growth. 
Please submit cover letter and resume to 

Vivid Eye Care Optometric Assistant / Reception / Optician – SE Calgary (190856)

Vivid Eye Care is looking for a warm, professional team member who loves to provide a "wow" patient experience. Our work-family believes in relationships, growth, community support, and work-life balance. As we plan to grow in 2020, we will create a customized position for a fantastic candidate (like you)! Our multi-doctor clinic is a full-scope family practice with emphasis on state-of-the-art eye care, fashion-forward quality eye wear and personalized service. We will train the right person, but prefer a background in optometry or medical reception, medical or optometric assistant certification, ophthalmic technologist training, optical or optician experience and/or sales. If you enjoy working with people of all ages in person, on the phone, and online, please apply. The clinic offers a wonderful working environment, professional optometrists and a fun team to work with 2-5 days/week (we're flexible), which may include some evening and Saturday shifts. Since this is an expanding practice, there will be opportunities for professional growth and business building for all members of our cross-trained team. Our compensation package includes a bonus structure, benefits and training opportunities. Please see our website at to ensure our business, location and hours are a good fit for you. Thank you for your interest in Vivid Eye Care - applications will be handled in confidence.
To be considered, please send a resume (including your postal code) and customized cover letter showing us why you’re the best person for the position to