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 – 5:00

One evening                        Noon – 7:00

One or two Saturdays     8:00 – Noon

Exact hours may change based on patient needs.

Application Form

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