Ophthalmic Technician

Northwest Eye Center - Barrington, IL
Posted: July 31, 2020

Ophthalmic Technician

Northwest Eye Center

Barrington, IL

LEAD Ophthalmic Technician



Are you looking for a change or possibly an opportunity for career growth?


Medical/Surgical Ophthalmology Office

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

 Excellent work ethics
Organizational skills (managing schedules)
Possess the ability to multi-task
Oversee and manage flow on the floor successfully
Maintain a positive attitude
Work paper charts (not yet on EMR)
Work as a team!


The Lead Technician is responsible scheduling of Technicians, managing the flow of multiple physicians, providing oversight of pretesting rooms, providing guidance and direction to technicians 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

Manager 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.

Salary commensurate with work experience & education (up to 52K)

Benefits include:

Health Insurance
Profit sharing
PTO/Paid Holidays
Employee and Family Discounts

Additional benefits:

Monthly Theme Pot Lucks
Annual Christmas Party
Fantastic staff to work with




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Northwest Eye Center

Northwest Eye Center

Barrington, IL

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