Ophthalmic Technician IV

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Clinical Staff
Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

Eye Center of Texas has 6 Board Certified Ophthalmologists and 8 Therapeutic Optometrist with 6 locations. Our nationally renowned physicians, combined with the most advanced medical technology, gives us the opportunity to offer our patients the highest caliber of care. We offer comprehensive medical and surgical care, including laser cataract surgery, LASIK, vision correction, glaucoma, retina and vitreous disease treatments and more.

Position Summary

We are now hiring for an Ophthalmic technician that will support a high-volume ophthalmic practice that focuses on providing quality and compassionate care to each patient needing complete eye care services.


This position requires customer service skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a degree of independent decision-making.


Ophthalmic skills include:

  • Obtaining and documenting patient history
  • Determining visual acuity
  • Performing automated and manual refraction for diagnostic purposes
  • Retinoscopy and refinement for prescribing purposes
  • Advanced lensometry
  • Logarithmic pupillary assessment
  • Static & kinetic visual field testing
  • PAM, BAT, and advanced ocular motility assessment
  • Manual keratometry
  • Osmolarity testing
  • Administering eye drops, ointments, and irrigating solutions to the eye as ordered by physician
  • Performing office duties and clinical tasks - entering data into EMR, providing patient services
  • Measurement of intraocular pressure (tonometry)
  • Pre-operative preparation of patient
  • Maintenance and repair of equipment and instruments
  • Perform ocular imaging including OCT, Topography, fundus photography
  • Preparation of surgical instruments and equipment
  • Aseptic technique
  • Operating room assistance for minor and refractive surgeries
  • Preparation and labeling of microscope slide and culture media obtained by physician
  • Performing amblyopia treatment including patching, drops, and prism
  • Intraocular lens power calculations
  • Post-operative education
  • Escalation and triage of urgent patient needs/care
  • Patient education, advanced refracting skills including over-refraction of contact lenses, contact lens fit/adjustment, advanced slit lamp technique
  • A-scan diagnostic measurements
  • Biometry measurements


  • 7 + years of ophthalmic technician experience preferred
  • COT Required/COMT Preferred
  • Dependable transportation required to travel to other offices as required
  • Must be flexible with traveling to various locations and working some weekends.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • The ability to seek instruction in areas where he/she is not knowledgeable
  • The ability to recognize inconsistencies


Education/Certifications: Graduation from an accredited high school

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k w/ Match
  • 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

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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