Ophthalmic Technician

Southwest Florida Eye Care - Fort Myers, FL
Posted: June 23, 2022

Southwest Florida Eye Care is a tri-ophthalmic practice providing eye care through the expertise, experience, dedication, honesty and caring of its ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, technicians and other support personnel.  When it comes to something as critically important as your vision, experience counts. We are proud to have been serving the Southwest Florida area since 2003.
 
Job Summary: If you’ve ever dreamed of working in the medical field but you weren’t sure where to start, we have an opportunity for you! As an ophthalmic technician at Southwest Florida Eye Care, you will receive intensive classroom and hands on training that prepares you for a fulfilling career in ophthalmology. Our team works side by side with renowned ophthalmic surgeons and optometrists, improving our patients’ vision and changing lives. This is an exciting opportunity for those who have a passion for helping others, and enjoy working in a professional, team-oriented environment.
In this role, you will learn the skills required to become an ophthalmic technician – one of the most sought after type of medical professionals in the country! We will train you to perform complex diagnostic testing and exams, working side by side with our doctors to provide critical medical information that assists them in providing medical and surgical treatment of our patients. Your training will provide a path for advanced, internationally recognized certification in an exciting and growth field!
 
Even if you’ve never worked in the medical field before, we would like to hear from you!
 
Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist and provide patients with excellent customer service and any necessary information regarding treatment
  • Assist experienced ophthalmic medical technicians in the maintenance and cleaning of all ophthalmic instruments

Competencies:

  • Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to learn and apply complex concepts to their daily work.
  • Ability to develop strong connections with our patients, communicating with warmth and empathy.
  • Team oriented individual who finds fulfillment in helping and supporting others.
  • Motivated and resilient individual who is on a path to grow a meaningful medical career within a successful surgical practice

Education and Experience:

  • Experience within a professional environment with a strong customer service focus
  • Previous experience within the medical field (preferred)
  • High school or equivalent education

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

  • This is a full-time position located in Fort Myers, FL.
  • Travel to other locations as necessary

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing and moving between workspaces.
  • Ability to travel between locations as necessary.

BENEFITS:
 
401(K) Company Match
Medical and Dental Insurance
Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts
Pet Insurance
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Continuing Education
Paid Time Off
 
Southwest Florida Eye Care is a US Eye partner providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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Southwest Florida Eye Care

Southwest Florida Eye Care

Fort Myers, FL

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