Ophthalmic Technician

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Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

Gainesville Eye Associates is a multispecialty ophthalmology practice. We treat each patient with a personalized approach to achieve the best visual outcome. Our practice has grown to serve the greater Northeast Georgia and Western North Carolina regions, with primary clinics in Gainesville, Braselton and Cornelia, Georgia. Satellite clinics for patient consultations are located in the Northeast Georgia communities of Blairsville, Clayton, Toccoa and Hiawassee, as well as the Western North Carolina communities of Franklin and Hayesville.

Position Summary

We are actively recruiting for an Ophthalmic Technician to join our growing team at Gainesville Eye Associates.


If you wish to join a growing team with favorable benefits and perks, while contributing to a best-in-class organization, please apply with your resume.



Being part of the Ophthalmic Team, you will be train to be responsible for assisting the ophthalmologist by gathering data pertaining to the patient’s visual status by maintaining an environment conducive to the delivery of efficient quality eye care. You will be soon able to effectively perform appropriate clinical testing.


With training, you will be able to perform the essential duties listed below:

  • History taking
  • Visual acuity measurement
  • Refractometry (measurements for the glasses prescription)
  • Tonometry (measure eye pressure)
  • Measure pupil size and reactivity
  • Test and measure eye muscle function
  • Visual field testing
  • Corneal thickness measurement
  • Corneal curvature measurement
  • Corneal topography
  • Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement
  • Retinal thickness and topography
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • A and B-scan ultrasonography
  • Assist with contact lens fitting, and patient instruction
  • Prepare for and assist with in-office procedures
  • Surgical assisting

Performed other duties as assigned.


  • Graduated from an accredited high school
  • 3 to 5 years’ customer service experience
  • Must be flexible with regards to shift as hours may vary and are dictated by clinic needs
  • Dependable transportation required to travel to other offices as required
  • Ability to pay attention to detail to recognize inconsistencies in test results
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Affable and outgoing personality with professional demeanor
  • The ability to communicate effectively to employees and patients
  • Ability to make independent, accurate decisions regarding the best use of his/her time
  • The ability to seek instruction  and advise in areas where he/she is not knowledgeable or when accuracy is uncertain, and findings are inconsistent
  • An attitude that reflects a desire to go beyond the minimum required duties and to learn

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k w/ Match
  • HSA/FSAe
  • Telemedicine
  • Generous PTO Package

We also offer the following benefits for FREE:

  • Employee Discounts and Perks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Life/AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

Gainesville Eye Associates, an affiliate of EyeSouth Partners, is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 



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