Practice Ophthalmic Technician

Northern Westchester Hospital Bethpage , NY 11714

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

Performs initial examination, diagnostic and other ophthalmic testing procedures such as ultrasonography, perimetery, etc. using a variety of ophthalmic instrumentation. Maintains and calibrates equipment and supplies. Assists professional staff with examinations and minor surgical procedures.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs initial examination of all patients including assessing visual acuity, obtaining medical/ophthalmic history, measuring optical power, retinoscopy and refraction.

  • Performs diagnostic and other ophthalmic testing procedures on patients, such as ultrasonography, perimetry, visual function (VER, ERG, EOG, and Dark adaptonmetry), biometry, tonometry and tonography. May also be trained in other instrumentation.

  • Schedules patient appointments testing. Maintains records and appropriate statistical data.

  • Maintains and calibrates equipment and supplies in clean and orderly condition.

  • Assists professional staff with examinations and minor surgery including instructing patients on Physician's orders.

  • Performs related duties, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Ophthalmic Technician certification, preferred OR Minimum of two (2) years full time Ophthalmic Technician experience.

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