Ophthalmic Technician

EVP Eyecare - Dallas, TX
Posted: September 1, 2019


The role of the Ophthalmic Technician is to work collaboratively with the clinic physicians to perform basic, advanced and complex manual and automated medical tests to allow for proper medical diagnosis.  This position requires excellent computer skills and to communicate efficiently with patients, physicians and other staff members.  Must be flexible in work assignments and schedule, demonstrate commitment to ongoing training and uphold to the highest ethical principles of maintaining confidentiality. 


The essential functions of the Ophthalmic Technician include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Visual acuity measurement
  • Refractometry
  • Manual Tonometry
  • Manual Keratometry
  • Lensometry manual/auto
  • A-scan – manual/auto
  • IOL Measurements
  • Measure pupil size and reactivity
  • Test and measure eye muscle function
  • Potential acuity measurement
  • Brightness acuity test
  • Visual Field testing
  • Corneal topography
  • Retinal thickness and tomography
  • Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement
  • Ability to Scribe by documenting the patient’s medical record and inputting any recommended treatment and/or procedures that may be performed by the physician


  • Five years of Ophthalmic Technician experience in an ophthalmology setting
  • Ophthalmic Technician certification preferred – COA or COT
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in EMR and computer literacy
  • Create and provide a positive, accountable and inspired work environment
  • Well organized and attentive to detail


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds without supervision.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

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EVP Eyecare

EVP Eyecare

Dallas, TX

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