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QUALITY ASSURANCE THROUGH COMPETENT & ETHICAL OPTICIANRY SERVICES
Rapid changes in health care technology, research, and healthcare consumer expectations challenges the profession to constantly maintain quality of care. Licensed Opticians need to be aware of new techniques and knowledge that may impact eye care or the services they render to clients. In addition, the public has a right to expect that registered health professionals continually demonstrate proficiency in their chosen field and are not relying on knowledge that was gained when they first entered the profession.

The Health Professions Act requires each Health Regulatory Organization to develop and administer a Quality Assurance Program to assure the quality of the practice of the profession and to promote continuing competence among the members. Currently, the College supports Licensed Opticians in maintaining acceptable ethics, standards, and competence through guidelines and mandatory continuing education (MCE) for both practicing and non-practicing registrants.

Recruiting for a Registrar
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October 13, 2017 |
An exciting leadership opportunity:

Established in 1994, under the Health Professions Act, The College of Opticians of British Columbia is the professional regulatory body established to protect British Columbia’s public by regulating the practice of Registered Opticians. As part of its mandate, the College establishes and oversees: code of ethics, registration, standards of practice, the patient relations program, quality assurance initiatives as well as addresses public concern regarding registrants. The College of Opticians regulates and improves the Opticianry practice by ensuring Licensed Opticians provide high quality, competent and professional care to help people achieve better vision.
An exciting leadership opportunity:

Established in 1994, under the Health Professions Act, The College of Opticians of British Columbia is the professional regulatory body established to protect British Columbia’s public by regulating the practice of Registered Opticians. As part of its mandate, the College establishes and oversees: code of ethics, registration, standards of practice, the patient relations program, quality assurance initiatives as well as addresses public concern regarding registrants. The College of Opticians regulates and improves the Opticianry practice by ensuring Licensed Opticians provide high quality, competent and professional care to help people achieve better vision.

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Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca


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