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Burns Vision Centre Inc.
Posted 22 days ago
Port Hankesbury, NS Permanent Full-time Any experience

Optometrists, are you looking to practice while enjoying a balanced and healthy lifestyle?  We are seeking an associate optometrist to join our practice. New grads welcome!


At Burns Vision Centre, we currently have two experienced optometrists in our busy full scope optometric clinics in Port Hawkesbury and St-Joseph-du-Moine. Our main activities are family eyecare, emergency care and co-management care to our patients.


Why Live in Cape Breton region?

Cape Breton has a temperate maritime climate, with milder winters and cooler summers compared to mainland Canada, making it comfortable year-round.

The area offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and a high quality of life, making it an attractive destination for those looking to relocate. Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventure, a tight-knit community, or a serene environment, Cape Breton has much to offer.

The town of Port Hawkesbury has many facilities for recreation including an arena, walking trails, playgrounds, curling rink, pool, baseball and soccer fields, squash courts, and gym. 


Our team:

You will be actively supported by a well-trained and efficient team members: 3 licensed opticians, an office manager, and 3 Optometric Assistants. All pre-testing and billing is taken care by our staff. 


 Our office equipment includes:

  • EMR (Optosys software)
  • Humphrey field analyzer
  • OCT
  • Fundus camera
  • Auto refractor/keratometer
  • Non-contact tonometer
  • l-care tonometer
  • Pachymeter


5 Days a week, mainly in our Port Hawkesbury office, with the occasional trip to our St-Joseph-du-Moine office.

This is a full-time role for which we are also open to consider 2 Associates ODs working part time.

We offer a competitive compensation, with a revenue ranging between $125,000 to $150,000 and a signing bonus. Additional benefits include dental care, extended health care, and life insurance. We also cover your annual NSCO licensing fee (currently $1785.95).

Ability to commute/relocate to Port Hawkesbury, NS is required for this role. You must be a Canadian Board Certified Licensed Optometrist. Fluency in French would be an asset but is not required.

 Please contact us for more details about this opportunity



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