Vision Innovation Partners

Ophthalmic Technician

Location : Location
Ophthalmic Associates | Johnstown (Downtown)
Clinical Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Who We Are

Vision Innovation Partners provides expert management and support to the leading providers of comprehensive eye care services in the Mid-Atlantic Region. At Vision Innovation Partners, our passion is to support our practices to provide excellent vision care to patients, treating the whole person with genuine empathy and kindness. We support skilled eye care practitioners in implementing the latest operational and surgical advancements and techniques. Our priority is to enable providers to do what they do best: improve each patient’s life through supportive vision care.


Join our team, as an Ophthalmic Technician and you'll be at the forefront of providing quality patient care. Here you'll join a team of innovative and accomplished providers, surgeons, and clinical care staff. Whether you are an experienced technician or new to the field, you will be rewarded with career growth opportunities!  Training is available for candidates with great customer/patient-service experience.

What's better than a job with no weekend hours?! 

We Believe In Rewarding Excellence! For those who have related experience, education, and proven success in the field - we will reward it with competitive pay. To be successful, you'll need excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a minimum of 1 year experience in the ophthalmology field. Scribe experience is a plus! 



What You Will Do:   

  • Make introductions and establish rapport with patients. Initiate patient evaluation, documenting the chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, and all pertinent ocular findings accurately and in accordance with compliance guidelines.  
  • Perform pre-exam testing to include visual acuity assessment, including pinhole and glare testing, confrontational visual field testing, assess extra ocular muscles, pupillary evaluation, tonometry,assess angles, pupillary dilation, and all other patient services as requested by the physician including specialty tests such as color vision screening, stereopsis, dry eye testing, and exophthalmometry.  
  • Perform lensometry and specialized testing such as visual fields, keratometry, A/B scans, and ophthalmic photography optical coherence tomography (OCT), Optical Biometry (IOL Master and Lensstar), pentacam.  
  • Assist with fitting of contact lenses and instruct patients in care and insertion of lenses.  
  • Complete prior-authorizations and requests for prescription refills as authorized by physician, with full documentation in patient chart.  
  • Educate patients regarding administration of medications and pre and post-operative instructions as directed by physician.  
  • Check expiration date and inventory of medicines and replace as necessary.  
  • Maintain inventory and order diagnostic medications and supplies.  
  • Assist with maintenance of clinical examination equipment and with ordering of supplies.  
  • Inspect instruments periodically for damage, send for repair, and request a replacement as necessary.  
  • Open and close exam lanes daily, ensuring that equipment is wiped down in an appropriate manner, battery powered instruments are seated properly in re-charge wells, slit lamps and projectors are switched off under covers.  
  • Complete manual refractions.  
  • Follow all safety procedures as per guidelines.   

What We Offer

What You Will Bring:    

  • Excellent attention to detail.  
  • Be highly organized and able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities in an efficient manner with a high level of quality and energy. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Ability to maintain confidential employee and company information.  
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and work independently.  
  • Apply exceptional communication skills to interact with patients and schedule appointments and surgeries.  
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook).   


Education and Experience Requirements:   

  • COA or COT a plus but not required.  
  • Ability to Scribe is a PLUS!  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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