Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in District of Columbia

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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MedStar Health - Washington, DC
Qualifications: Training from an accredited Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist site or successful completion of Ophthalmic Assistant course....
2 days ago
MedStar Health - Washington, DC
Performs complete ophthalmic history and preliminary examinations, subspecialty tests, and contact lens work....
23 days ago

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