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Job Details

Optometrist

Employer

FYidoctors

Date Posted

November 15, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $86,115.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 15, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

FYidoctors

Languages

English

Education

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

Work setting

Clinic

Tasks

  • Examine patients' eyes, conduct tests and use specialized instruments to determine visual efficiency
  • Prescribe treatment to conserve, improve and correct vision and other ocular disorders
  • Prescribe and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses and counsel on use and care
  • Supervise staff

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Optometrist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Optometrists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating specialized instruments such as ophthalmoscopes and biomicroscopes to conduct eye examinations

SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to educate and counsel patients on contact lens use and care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements, working distance and other safety factors

DIRECTIVE

Interest in analyzing data collected from eye examinations to determine the type of prescription required, and to refer patients to ophthalmologists and other physicians and surgeons for treatment of ocular or other diseases or conditions

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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