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Ophthalmic Technician

Legacy Family Eyecare LLC Gainesville, GA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This position is located in Flowery Branch, GA, USA

Looking for a full-time ophthalmic technician for a busy optometrist practice located in Flowery Branch, GA. Experience is preferred but willing to train. Job duties expected but not limited to: assisting the optometrist by pretesting patients, teaching patients on insertion and removal of contact lenses, performing testing for glaucoma and macular degeneration, filing medical insurance, ordering contacts, and assisting the front staff when needed. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working with the public, has strong multitasking ability, gets along well with others, is team-oriented, and has a desire to acquire new knowledge and skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take medical histories and verify information
  • Perform visual function and diagnostic tests, such as applanation tonometry, refraction, and retinoscopy
  • Utilize tools such as a Humphrey field analyzer and OCT to take eye measurements
  • Inform ophthalmologist about changes to a patient’s visual acuity and other vision issues
  • Dilate eyes to prepare patients for their eye exam
  • Explain how to properly use eye drops or other medications
  • Explain how to properly use contact lenses
  • Assist with inventory management

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Completion of an ophthalmic assistant or technician program strongly preferred (COA or COT)
  • Experience with eye measurement tools and testing techniques
  • Experience with EMR tools a plus
  • Bilingual communication skills a plus
  • Computer literacy

Legacy Family Eyecare LLC


5900 Spout Springs Rd Suite I-9 Flowery Branch

Gainesville, GA



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