Optometrist Posted on Nov 29, 2017 by grande prairie eye care
Location Grande Prairie, AB
Earnings $130,000.00 annually
Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Mar 04, 2018
grande prairie eye care
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities
Experience an asset
Area of Specialization
- Fitting visual aids for people who are partially blind
- Correcting special vision problems
- Obtain specifications for eyeglasses or contact lenses and fit clients with prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses
- Refer patients to ophthalmologists or other physicians and surgeons when ocular or other diseases are found
- Prescribe and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses and counsel on use and care
- Prescribe treatment to conserve, improve and correct vision and other ocular disorders
- Examine patients' eyes, conduct tests and use specialized instruments to determine visual efficiency
- Counsel patients on visual hygiene, lighting arrangements, working distances and safety factors
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Mar 04, 2018
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Interest in operating specialized instruments such as ophthalmoscopes and biomicroscopes to conduct eye examinations
Interest in speaking to educate and counsel patients on contact lens use and care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements, working distance and other safety factors
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
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