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Ophthalmic Assistant - Ambulatory Care Program - Eye Clinic in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 4/21/2018

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Job Description

Posting #: 2018-819927


Position: Ophthalmic Assistant 

Department:  Ambulatory Care Program - Eye Clinic 

Status:  Part-time (must provide availability up to 0.6FTE)

Hours:  Monday to Friday, 8 hour shifts, Days and Evenings (subject to change based on operational requirements) 

Site:  Oakville   

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.  We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you'll be doing:

To provide care to patients and their families who visit the eye clinic. Specifically, to perform Humphrey Visual Field Testing, Pachymetry, Lensometry and Goldmann Visual Fields.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Certified J.C.A.H.P.O
  • Certification from recognized institution
  • Experience with OCT required
  • Excellent knowledge of Humphrey Visual Field Testing, including software
  • Knowledge in the use of manual Lensometer
  • Excellent skills to function independently and with the interdisciplinary team
  • Strong knowledge and skills of providing care to a full range of patients, specifically to elder care
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Satisfactory attendance and employment record

The ideal candidate is strong in attention to detail in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require an individual who is a strong communicator, interacts with co-workers and clients with care and respect and has the ability to foster a work environment that focuses on teamwork.

Date Posted: March 20, 2018

Application Deadline for Employees is: March 27, 2018

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.