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Posted August 15, 2018

Very busy Ophthalmic Practice seeks an enthusiastic person for a full-time Ophthalmic Technician- position

Gainesville Eye Associates

Please fax resumes to (770) 535 1852; Attention: Lori Burns

This position requires travel. We are looking for an organized individual with excellent written/documentation and verbal communication skills that enjoys working with people.  Furthermore, this position requires computer literacy with EHR and HIPAA-compliance knowledge. This is a full-time position. 


  • Demonstrated, advanced comprehension of the ophthalmic assistant skills as outlined by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).
  • Basic understanding of optics and the ability to perform refractometry.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Empathetic personality with concern for patients’ needs.
  • Strong organization with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Demonstrated comprehension of the principles of optics, refraction, and contact lenses.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform comprehensive work ups on three patients per hour.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy.


  • Communication and Patient Care
  • Acquaints all new patients with office procedures to which they will be exposed.
  • Informs patients of the purpose of all tests personally performed, and how the patient will be affected during the tests.
  • Obtains patient history to include chief complaint, history of present illness, past history (ocular and general), family history (ocular and general), and history of allergies and medications.
  • Performs accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks to include:
  • Visual acuity
  • Manual lensometry
  • Confrontational visual fields
  • Stereo testing
  • Evaluation of motility
  • Pupillary function tests
  • Color plates
  • Applanation tonometry
  • Refractometry
  • Dilation of pupils
  • Visual field testing
  • Optic nerve scanning (i.e. OCT, HRT, GDx)
  • Pachymetry
  • Corneal topography
  • Other tasks specific to the physician’s needs as a result of new technologies.
  • Performs duties consistent with ophthalmic writer/scribe.