Optometric Summer Student Position

Dr. Julie Yoo North York Eye Clinic 5490 Yonge Street


Job Type: Part Time

Start: End of April 2021.

End: End of August 2021.

*2 Positions available.

Please reply asap to info@northyorkeyeclinic.com


An Optometry practice in North York, Ontario is looking for an experienced, dynamic 2 Optometry Students to work at the office this summer.

· The Optometry Student will provide a broad range of optical and practice service support as directed by the Office Manager.

· The Optometry Student will offer expertise in the dispensary areas of frame selection, lens design, measurement and fabrication, as well as adjustments, repairs, payments and data collection.


Job Description:

  • Greet patients in a friendly and professional manner while building rapport.

  • Pre-test patients with the Auto-Refractor, NCT and perform Retinal Photographs if needed

  • Administer OHIP billings and collect payment entries

  • Submit insurance claims

  • Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointments calendars

  • Assist patients with frame selection, styling, fitting, lens selection and measurements.

  • Enter lab orders and accurate patient information as well as supply insurance forms and receipts.

  • Verify prescription eyeglasses and notify patients when eyewear is ready.

  • Dispense, adjust and repair eyewear.

  • Schedule follow up appointments as needed.

  • Instruct patients on proper eyewear use and care of new eyeglass lenses.

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve eyewear concerns and issues to ensure patient satisfaction.

  • Maintain and order dispensary supplies as required.

  • Merchandise dispensary and maintain cleaning procedures and standards.

  • Monitor job status from optical labs and ensure accuracy and quality.

  • Assist the Leadership Team in the development of objectives and plans for ongoing dispensary activities and goals.

  • Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adhere to relevant health and safety procedures.

  • Keep the office and exam rooms tidy. General cleaning, mopping and dusting.


Responsibilities can change without notice, may be updated frequently and are not limited to the list above.


Requirements of the ideal candidate

  • Always professional in dress and approach**

  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal skills and telephone skills

  • Friendly telephone etiquette

  • Highly organized and has excellent time management skills

  • Has very strong attention to detail

  • Is upbeat, friendly and loves interacting with different people

  • Has proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Comfortable with taking on new tasks

  • Always goes above and beyond to provide outstanding patient service

Note * The office is entirely digital (i.e. patient files will be digital files)

* Strong computer competencies is a must


* Saturday requirements or Sunday requirements

* Remuneration will be based on experience.


We appreciate all expressions of interest, however, as a practical matter, only select candidates whose backgrounds best match requirements will be contacted

Preferred 1 year optical experience

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