Ophthalmic Technician Jobs

The basic job description for an ophthalmic technician is to support the ophthalmologist (eye doctor) in providing patients with quality eye care by performing clinical tasks such as taking patient medical histories, conducting eye exams/vision measurements, assisting during surgeries, and instructing patients about medications, tests, and procedures.

The median ophthalmic technician salary is $35,910, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 19% through 2026.

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University of California - San Diego, CA
Ability to perform tonometry, field of vision, visual acuity, measurement of eye refractive error, color vision, spectacle measurement, and related tests....
23 hours ago
Retina Institute of NC - Raleigh, NC
Duties will include, but are not limited to: work-up of the patient, diagnostic and ancillary testing such as: applanation tonometry, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fluorescein angiography (...
1 day ago
Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center, Inc. - Springfield, MO
Due to continued expansion, Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center, The Best in Sight, has a full-time Ophthalmic Technician opening....
1 day ago
Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ
The Ophthalmic Technician assists in the delivery of health care and patient care management working one on one with any practice provider....
2 days ago
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
Performs diagnostic testing procedures including but not limited to: visual acuity, visual field testing (including confrontational fields), tonometry, refractions, dye disappearance tests, fundus photography...
2 days ago
Federal Staffing Resources LLC - Nellis AFB, NV
Instruct patients concerning eye care and contact lens handling....
14 hours ago
Laguna Hills, CA
Applicant must be able to do : Vision/IOP exam, OCT, Humphrey VF, IOL Master, and Refraction (preferred). Knowledge in EMR is a plus. Compensation is based on experience....
2 days ago
UCSF Medical Center - San Francisco, CA
S/he will assist in the delivery of visual field tests, pneumotonometry, visual acuity, initial patient history, cleaning equipment, stocking and cleaning procedure and exam rooms and preparing instruments...
2 days ago
Mittleman Eye - West Palm Beach, FL
Busy ophthalmology practice serving the greater West Palm Beach area seeking an energetic Ophthalmic Technician or medical assistant....
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1 day ago Mittleman Eye
Daytona Beach, FL
compensation: depending on experience employment type: full-time Ophthalmology/Optometrist Practice looking for reliable, detailed orientated, professional individual to join our team. ESSENTIAL...
1 day ago
Arch Health Medical Group - Poway, CA
Perform testing to include visual acuity measurement, color vision testing, lensometry, keratometry, testing pupil function, tonometry, automated perimetry, evaluation of EOMs, confrontation visual...
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10 hours ago Arch Health Medical Group
Lubbock Eye Clinic - Lubbock, TX
We are seeking an exceptional Ophthalmic Assistant who takes pride in their work, loves to be of servitude to others, a great team player, and an open-growth mindset. Purpose: Provides assistance...
2 days ago
Paul Phillips Eye and Surgery Center - Flemington, NJ
Experienced ophthalmic technicians needed for busy, multi specialty practice with 3 locations (Flemington, Clinton and Bridgewater)....
2 days ago
Saint Louis, MO
Perform refractometry, keratometry and topography lensometry manually. Be able to insert and remove patients contact lenses. Scribe for physicians as needed....
2 days ago
NYU Langone Medical Center - New York, NY
Slit Lamp Examinations Completes Medical History, Lensometry, Auto Refracting, Pam Testing, Glare Testing. Performs all aspects of visual acuity testing and Visual Field Testing....
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1 day ago NYU Langone Medical Center

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