Vision Innovation Partners

Ophthalmic Technician

Location : Location
Select Eye Care | Towson
Clinical Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


We are seeking an Ophthalmic Technician to join our patient care team. Our ideal candidate is already a certified ophthalmic assistant or technician. However, we are willing to provide on-the-job training and experience to the right candidate as they work toward certification. In this role, your primary tasks are to assist the providers with diagnostic and treatment-oriented procedures and administrative tasks.



Responsibilities of the Ophthalmic Technician includes:

  • Take medical histories and verify information
  • Perform visual function and diagnostic tests, such as applanation tonometry, refraction, and retinoscopy
  • Utilize tools such as a Humphrey field analyzer and OCT to take eye measurements
  • Inform the ophthalmologist about changes to a patient's visual acuity and other vision issues
  • Dilate eyes to prepare patients for their eye exam
  • Explain how to properly use eye drops or other medications
  • Explain how to properly use contact lenses
  • Assist with inventory management

Requirements and Qualification:


  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Completion of an ophthalmic assistant or technician program strongly preferred (COA or COT)
  • Experience working as an ophthalmic technician or scribe is preferred
  • Experience with EMR tools a plus
  • Proficient with MS Office tools (outlook, excel, word)




  • Competitive compensation package
  • Excellent comprehensive benefits
  • 401(K)
  • Significant eye care discounts
  • Continuing education allowances
  • Career growth and development
  • PTO and holidays off


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