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What is an Ophthalmic Technician?

Think of an Ophthalmic Technician as a Medical Assistant for the eyes. As an Ophthalmic Technician, you’ll play a crucial role in providing hands-on patient care, exceptional customer service, and accurate record-keeping. This career path is ideal for individuals with a science degree and customer service experience who are looking to enter a field that doesn’t require extensive years of education but still offers incredible opportunities for growth and advancement. It’s also a great fit for Medical Assistants or other medical professionals with clinical experience, although prior Ophthalmic Technician experience may be required for some roles.

Meaningful Work with a Focus on Patient Care

Working as an Ophthalmic Technician at EyeSouth Partners means being part of a fast-paced, high-volume environment where teamwork, multitasking, and attention to detail are essential. You’ll have the chance to make a meaningful impact on patient’s lives by providing quality and compassionate care to those experiencing eye-related issues. From taking detailed medical histories to conducting eye exams, administering drops, assisting in procedures, performing retinal imaging, determining glasses prescriptions, and more, your role will encompass a wide range of responsibilities that contribute to improving patients’ quality of life. Additionally, you’ll have opportunities to get involved, serve the community, and give back, making your work even more rewarding.

A Path of Growth and Specialization

With continuous education and staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the field, you can expand your knowledge and skills. There are various certifications available in the ophthalmic field, allowing you to enhance your expertise and advance your career. At EyeSouth Partners, our ophthalmic technicians have access to our comprehensive online training program as well, consisting of 13 courses led by a COMT, and supportive documents. Whether you choose to specialize in a particular area, such as research, oculoplastics, or retina, or broaden your expertise across different specialties, EyeSouth Partners supports your professional development.

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Ophthalmic Technician
Ophthalmic Scribe Certified (OSC)
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)
Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)
Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)
Certified Ophthalmic Executive (Senior Leadership Roles) (COE)

Join Our Visionary Team

At EyeSouth Partners, we believe in investing in our employees and providing a supportive and inclusive work environment. Full-time positions are available, and some roles may require travel between satellite offices, offering diverse experiences and exposure to different clinical settings. We value the contributions of our Ophthalmic Technicians and offer competitive compensation packages and benefits, including opportunities for career advancement, continuing education support, and a vibrant employee community. Discover the possibilities, make a difference in patient’s lives, and unlock your potential as an Ophthalmic Technician.

Apply today and take the first step toward an exciting and fulfilling career!

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