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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
Job Requirements

Employer

grande prairie eye care

Languages

English

Education

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Experience

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

Work Setting

Private practice

Specific Skills

  • 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.

By e-mail:

workuse4@gmail.com

Advertised Until

Mar 04, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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