Ophthalmic Technician

Northwest Eye Center - Barrington, IL
Posted: February 22, 2021


Ophthalmic Technician Position-Experienced

Northwest Eye Center

Barrington, IL

Ophthalmic Technician

We follow CDC Guidelines.

Covid has brough about many changes in our lives. Perhaps you were furloughed? Laid off? Reduced your hours reduced as a result? 

Are you now looking for a change or possibly an opportunity for career growth? We have a couple openings.

Medical/Surgical Ophthalmology Office

Ophthalmology practice seeking an experienced individual with a proven track record of success:

1. Excellent work ethics

2. Reliability

3. Organizational skills (managing schedules)

4. Possess the ability to multi-task

5. Oversee and manage flow on the floor successfully

6. Professionalism

7. Maintain a positive attitude

8. Work paper charts (not yet on EMR)

9. Work as a team!

The Tech may be responsible to assist with the scheduling of Technicians, assisting with managing the flow of multiple physicians, overseeing pretesting rooms, working as a team to ensure a smooth and efficient workflow.

Candidate should be versed in all areas of the clinic; cross-training may be required.

Duties include working up patients (history, VA, Tonometry, refracting), doing fundus photography, OCT, IOL master and visual field screening.

Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Recent Experience in the following skills required:

Refraction (manual)

Fundus photography

Optical coherence topography and specular microscopy;
Patient education
Taking measurements for cataract surgery
Prepping patients for laser procedures
IOL master
Visual fields


Building/managing Technician schedules (potentially).

Assisting with the management of the flow of patients/rooms.

Candidate must be able to document a complete ocular and medical history.

COT (Certified Ophthalmic Technician) or COA (Certified Ophthalmic Assistant) certification is not mandatory but preferred. Northwest Eye Center may agree to pay for your Certification with a reasonable employment agreement.

Salary commensurate with work experience & education.

Benefits include:

· Health Insurance-Ask for details.

· Profit sharing

· 401K

· PTO/Paid Holidays

· Employee and Family Discounts

Additional benefits:

COVID-19- We follow CDC guidelines.

· Monthly Theme Pot Lucks

· Annual Christmas Party

· Fantastic staff to work with

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 - $47,000.00 per year

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Pay: $31,200.00 - $47,000.00 per year


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Barrington, IL

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