Ophthalmic Technician

Silicon Valley Medical Development - San Jose, CA
Posted: March 21, 2020


San Jose, CA

Silicon Valley Medical Development is currently recruiting for qualified Ophthalmology Technicians and Ophthalmology Assistants for our outpatient practice located in San Jose.

The Ophthalmic Technician and Assistant assist physicians by obtaining patients’ history and performing diagnostic tests necessary for the evaluation of patients’ eyes in treatment-oriented procedures and administrative tasks.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of a JRCOMP (Joint Review Committee for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel) approved program for Ophthalmology Assistants and Technicians, or prior on the job training
  • COA or COT certification preferred
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Minimum of one year of experience in an ophthalmology setting
  • Knowledge of ocular diseases and systemic diseases affecting the eye
  • Knowledge of ultrasound and visual field machines
  • Knowledge of basic eye care and hygienic methods and practices involving the treatment of the eye
  • Knowledge of CPT & ICD-9 coding procedures
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to accurately type a minimum of 40 WPM
  • Strong verbal and written communications, and active listening skills
  • Solid patient/guest relation skills with the ability to communicate in a professional, courteous and efficient manner
  • Ability to perform basic math
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks in order to complete assignments within the time allotted to maintain standard workflow
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member who is flexible, cooperative and willing to assist others
  • EPIC EMR experience preferred


For consideration, please apply online at the following links:

Ophthalmology Technician:  https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/svmd#/job/243

Ophthalmology Assistant:  https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/svmd#/job/245


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Silicon Valley Medical Development

Silicon Valley Medical Development

San Jose, CA

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