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Ophthalmic Technician
Ridge Eye Care, Inc. Chico, CA

Ophthalmic Technician

Ridge Eye Care, Inc.
Chico, CA
Expired: March 05, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $18 to $20 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Ridge Eye Care, Inc. is seeking an Ophthalmic Technician to facilitate the smooth and efficient processing of new and returning patients throughout the testing and treatment procedure process. The Technician will be someone who strives to anticipate the needs of patients and doctors while modeling pleasant, professional, and collaborative behavior and ensuring compliance with HIPAA regulations.

What will you do?
  • Greet patient in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • Obtain and document history in chart on EHR.
  • Perform pre-exam tests, including A/R, mini V/F, color VA's stereo vision, lensometer reading, VA's, pupil check, motility, IOP's and dilation.
  • Perform diagnostic testing - OCT, fundus and slit-lamp photos, VF.
  • Assist doctor in minor procedures.
  • Anticipate and communicate with the other technicians at all times to ensure proper flow of patients.
  • Refer patient questions regarding diagnoses or test results to the doctor.
  • Direct patient with a filled scrip to optical.
  • Open, close and clean procedure, and exam rooms.
  • Monitor cleaning of equipment-slit lamp, indirect, lenses, etc.
  • Clean and autoclave instruments.
  • Monitor and stock procedure and exam rooms.
  • Pull and file back-office patient charts.
  • Fax prescription refills and pre-authorization requests.
  • Inventory medical/back-office supplies, report low stock to Lead Technician.
  • Call and confirm next day appointments.
  • Perform recall tasks.

We offer:
  • Health Insurance Benefits
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Free parking
  • Trendsetting Designer Eyeglasses, Sunglasses and the latest in Contact Lens Technology

Company Culture:
  • Ridge Eye Care, Inc. is driven and determined by five Core Values to - Community, Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, and Patient Care.
  • Our eye doctors' pride themselves in staying updated with the latest medical advancements and breakthrough technologies in the treatment of eye disease. With state-of-the-art technology they strive to exceed the standards for eye health care.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
  • Ridge Eye Care, Inc. is committed to fostering a diverse workforce, and maintaining a workplace that is equitable, inclusive, and safe for all employees. From recruiting practices, to pay and benefits, promotions, and all other aspects of employment with us, an environment of equity is of the utmost importance.
  • We not only recognize that our employees comprise a wide range of backgrounds and characteristics, but we believe those differences should be celebrated and valued. Whether it's race, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, color, language, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, veteran status, political affiliation or any other characteristic, these are parts of each of you that contribute to your experiences as humans, and ultimately to the knowledge and expertise that make you a valuable asset to the Company.

Job Type and Salary:
  • Full-time
  • Salary Range $17.50 - $19.50
  • Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting and Location:
  • Office
  • In person

  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


What you will bring:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative and flexibility within a team environment.
  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) credential preferred.
  • Knowledge of clinical testing equipment and proper testing procedures
  • Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures to provide direction and ensure consistency within the team.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees at all levels.
  • Skilled in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment and decision making.
  • Skilled in maintaining a consistently pleasant, collaborative, and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to effectively train new employees on clinical procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all patient, company and employee information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to logically approach clinic problems/issues, establish facts and recommend appropriate resolutions.
  • Ability to maintain an organized work area and meet departmental and organizational deadlines.
  • Ability to work in situations that require prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.
  • Ability to utilize eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate clinical testing equipment, a keyboard, mouse, and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to utilize normal range of hearing and eyesight to communicate in person, by phone, or over video.
  • Ability to occasionally lift papers or boxes up to 30 pounds.

Salary Description



Ridge Eye Care, Inc.

1700 Bruce Road

Chico, CA
95928 USA



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