Office Assisstant/Optometric Technician

EMPLOYER: Dr. Jennifer Winn, Optometrist


We are looking for an individual to work full time in a multifaceted position in our optometry office. 
The successful applicant will function as an assistant to the doctor and work directly with patients. They will be responsible for booking and managing patients' appointments, billing, and insurance processing, working within our online sales portal and email/phone communications with reps and patients. Light cleaning of the office and managing contact lens inventory will also be required. 

We work Tuesday to Friday and every other Saturday (Tues/Thurs 11-7; Wed/Fri 10-6 and Sat 10-5). There is public transportation to our location, but if you do not live in Kanata, we recommend access to a vehicle to make commuting easier. We are flexible with regards to time off throughout the summer, but we do require the employee to be available for most of the month of August to cover our regular technician's vacation. There are usually 3 weeks in August where the summer employee will be the sole technician/receptionist in the office. The position is full time during the summer and may continue part time or full time during the year if scheduling allows. 


Attention to detail, computer use including Microsoft Word and Excel/Google Docs and Sheets, good oral and written communication, able to work independently and with others. 
Previous experience in public facing positions an asset. 
We will provide training for industry specific software.  
Speak English, Read English, Write English.  
Speak French an asset, but not required. 
Masks continue to be required in our office. 
COVID vaccination plus booster strongly recommended as this is a public facing role in a healthcare office where you will be in close quarters with numerous people over the course of the day. 

Apply with resume and cover letter via email to
Willing to consider multiple part-time applicants if coverage in August can be achieved.

START DATE: 06/27/2022

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