Ophthalmic Technician

  • Answer phones by the third ring, transfer calls, take messages, respond to voice mails, etc.

  • Greet patients

  • Answer general questions if knowledgeable, or find answer for patients

  • Instruct patients on any forms, signatures, etc., that are needed

  • Arrange for any transfer of records to or from the office

  • Ensure proper insurance information is obtained

  • Handle problem patients with tact and dignity

  • Maintain work area and patient areas in a clean and orderly manner

  • Inventory and/or order any supplies needed for your areas

  • Carry a good disposition and helpful attitude at all times

  • Assist all providers and other staff

  • Assist patients any way necessary

  • Promote the practice

  • Take responsibility for local decision-making

  • Comply with all patient confidentiality policies

  • Perform pre-testing on patients as appropriate

    • Basic history (FHx, SHx, HHx, etc.), current medications, allergies

    • Visual acuities with and without correction

    • Lensometry

    • Confrontational and computerized visual fields testing

    • Pupil testing

    • Stereo vision testing

    • Color vision testing

    • Basic eye motility testing

    • Intraocular pressure readings by applanation or Tonopen

    • Refracting with computerized station

    • Manifest refraction

  • Administer drops to patients per provider’s orders

  • Perform ancillary testing

    • Humphrey visual fields testing

    • OCT testing

    • Topography

    • Autorefraction/autokeratometry

    • Fundus photography

  • Autoclave instruments as needed

  • Keep all rooms stocked with needed supplies

  • Manage patient flow and communicate with front desk and doctors on schedule changes

  • Update computer records

  • Perform telephone triage

  • Give patients instructions and directions

  • Fulfill prescription refill requests per provider’s orders

  • Have a working knowledge of contact lenses

  • Perform insertion and removal of patient contact lenses

  • Escort discharged patients to front desk or optical as needed


Expected Hours

To be determined
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exact hours may change based on patient needs.

Application Form

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