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Available Positions

Position: Optometric Assistant

Location: Red Deer & Sylvan Lake

Our optometric assistants are a vital part of our practice. They are usually the first point of contact for new and returning patients and are, therefore, in charge of first impressions.  

Optometric assistants are responsible for collecting  and recording accurate patient data, performing diagnostic screening tests and maintaining efficient patient flow. Our optometric assistants are team players and are expected to work in a professional, and confidential, manner while maintaining a fast pace. The ability to multi-task is a must for this position.​



  • Preparing examination rooms, including sterilization and calibration of instruments.

  • Obtaining and recording patient’s preliminary case history in a professional and timely manner.

  • Performing diagnostic screenings and capturing diagnostic images. 

  • Answering phones and scheduling/confirming appointments.

  • Patient recalls and reactivations.

  • Administering eye drops.

  • Assisting patients in contact lens training, trials, ordering and follow up visits.



  • Competent with computers and email.  We will provide training for our office software.

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment.

  • Quick learner and self-starter.

  • Previous medical or optometric experience an asset but not a necessity.

Attitude & work ethic:

  • Team player.  Willing to do what is in the best interest of the team, the patients and the practice.

  • Energetic

  • Reliable and flexible.  

  • Able to remain calm under pressure, especially in the face of conflict.

  • Understand that the comfort and caring of our patients is our primary objective.  We always strive to provide the highest level of service and care.  If you are not open to change or you prefer to settle for average outcomes then we are not a good fit.

  • People person.

  • Dedicated to continual growth and learning.


Hiring and training a new staff member is a large undertaking.  As such, we prefer team members that are looking for a career and not just a job.  If this sounds like a good fit for you please apply by​ contacting Debbie via email 


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