Optometrist

En tant que spécialiste de la vision et des troubles de la vision, l’opticienne est la personne spécialiste que nous allons voir quand nous avons des problèmes de vue. Elle connait l’œil et ses problèmes comme sa poche et ses connaissances lui permettent de trouver les solutions nécessaires pour assurer la bonne vision chez ses patients.

Employment outlook

Excellent
Employment opportunities are excellent in Nova-Scotia

Prerequisits

Baccalauréat universitaire - Moyenne minimum de 3.3 requise

Lettre de référence (non-académique)

Entretien (non-académique)

Daily tasks

  • Prendre en charge le patient lors de son admission
  • Diagnostiquer les problèmes visuels du patient
  • Définir l’appareil visuel adapté au patient et à son problème
  • Établir des programmes de soins et de travail individualisés
  • Rédiger des prescriptions médicales à l'intention des patients
  • Rencontrer régulièrement les patients pour travailler avec eux
  • Conseiller d’autres professionnels de la santé lors de travail en équipe

Required skills

  • Analyze situations to find the best solution
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Love physical work and handling of instruments
  • Love teamwork and interdisciplinary
  • This work demands close attention to detail.

Salary

$25,16 / hour *

Annual salary at 40h per week: $52 333

Min hourly rate: $16,00 / h ($33 280)

Max hourly rate: $32,00 / h ($66 560)

* Median rate according to Statistics Canada

Work locations

  • Private clinic
  • Self-employed

Training institutions

Available scholarships in Nova Scotia

Type of diploma obtained

Master of Science

Years of study: 3

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