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Lasik MD
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Optician/Ophthalmic Technician

Reference ID: 915
Health Care
Part Time
Victoria, BC     

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Optician/Ophthalmic Technician


Are you someone who is passionate about eye care and health? If so, then LASIK MD has the perfect opportunity for you. Rediscover what first inspired you to work in the field of vision care at Canada’s leading provider of laser vision correction!  

If you are motivated by the potential to learn technical skills in a medical environment, love connecting with people and relish the opportunity to build your career within a dynamic, fast-growing company, then why wait any longer? Set your sights on a new, exciting career opportunity today!


Your mission as an Optician/Ophthalmic Technician

A LASIK MD ophthalmic technician (OT) must   counsel pre-operative and post-operative LASIK MD patients with accuracy and judgment, all while working under the supervision of an ophthalmologist. In this position, strong communication and customer service skills are a must. Technical skills training will be provided courtesy of our specialized training program.



  • Complete the necessary testing for pre-operative and post-operative eye exams
  • Provide counselling to patients with respect to procedures and technology available at LASIK MD;
  • Promote LASIK MD technology accordingly, based on internal protocol;
  • Provide superior customer service and patient care;
  • Use appointment and patient file software, patient charts and other available tools to make accurate notes regarding patient’s eye health;
  • Be responsible for the quality and exactitude of all testing and charting completed;
  • Maintain an acceptable statistical performance based on LASIK MD standards;
  • Stay up-to-date on and adapt to changes made to protocols, procedures, products and services we offer;
  • Perform clinical study recruitment and additional testing
  • Fulfill additional tasks as per required by the Centre Director or management team;
  • Assist in special projects, as needed.

Required skills 

  • Superior communication skills, particularly verbal, with excellent “bedside manner”, professionalism, and active listening also an asset;
  • Excellent presentation skills, with an ability to adapt and respond to different patient personalities;
  • Experience using diagnostic tools and tests, including topography, refraction, slit lamp examination, etc.; Patience, approachability and a calm demeanor;
  • Ability to manage patient expectations and concerns;
  • Outgoing personality;
  • Organized and attention-to-detail;
  • Adapt to a fast-paced and often-changing environment; Team-oriented and collaborative, must demonstrate a willingness to learn and coach others;
  • Organized and efficient with sense of initiative;
  • Familiarity with computers and an ability to adapt to and learn new technology and software; entry-level experience with MS Office;
  • Comfortable working in close contact with patients;
  • Bilingual.


  • Licensed Optician;
  • COT or COMT as certified by JCAHPO;
  • Good to have: Pratical experience in an optical environment.

LASIK MD employees are always ready to go above and beyond: Sometimes, they are required to  work on ad-hoc projects or assist in tasks related to affiliated brands. Furthermore, our employees are expected to be versatile and open to the possibility of learning new skills. Most clinical cross-training or affiliated brand tasks are considered to be adjacent to the employee’s current tasks and level of responsibility. Our staff members are expected to be flexible and work a variety of shifts, including on evenings and weekends. 

Position details

This is a permanent, part-time position. A competitive compensation is offered for this position and this includes fringe benefits. Expected to be flexible & work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends (retail hours). Possibility of travelling to other clinics to help cover vacation time and sick days.


We thank all candidates for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls will be accepted regarding this position

Posted: October 13, 2016
Closes:November 15, 2016
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About Lasik MD

LASIK MD is a national provider of laser vision correction, with over 30 clinics across Canada. We have grown to be the leading laser vision correction provider in Canada, all because of people lik...

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