MD EyeCare Services Corporate

Ophthalmic Technician/Medical Assistant

Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Mirage
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/16/2021 4:22 PM)
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Milauskas Eye Institute
Regular Full-Time


Milauskas Eye Institute



This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and dynamic leadership.  We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices, and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor.


Ophthalmic Technician Responsibilities:

  • Initial work up of patients such as gathering chief complaint, ocular and systemic history, past family and social history and complete review of systems.
  • Measuring visual acuities, intraocular pressures, keratometry, refraction and pachymetry.
  • External examination and slit lamp
  • Neutralizes eye glasses by either manual Lensometry or automated Lensometry. Is able to measure prism in spectacles and mark optical centers.
  • Performs Auto-Refraction prior to MD or OD exam.
  • Performs the following as needed: Ishihara Color Vision, Stereo testing, Amsler grid, Confrontational Visual Fields (CVF) and Extra Ocular Movements (EOMS).

  • Performs tear osmolarility testing as needed.

  • Performs subjective refraction: cross cylinder technique.

  • Performs Applanation or Tono Pen tonometry on patient as needed.

  • Performs angle assessment and pupil assessment prior to dilating patient.

  • Performs BAT and PAM tests as directed by MD.

  • Performs corneal Pachymetry as needed.
  • Is able to accurately perform VF’s: Humphrey Visual field.
  • Performs OCT ( ocular coherence topography).
  • Is able to take Fundus photos.
  • Is able to insert and remove both a soft and hard contact lens and to instruct patient on insertion and removal techniques for contact lenses.
  • Scribe in electronic medical records format to document the patient visit and examination.
  • Code for services.


The Ophthalmic Technician Qualifications:

  • Possess at least one year of experience in a clinical setting.
  • Experience as an ophthalmic scribe or technician preferred, but not required.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a well-organized, team-player with great attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate superior computer skills.
  • Highly energetic with positive attitude.
  • Must be willing to travel to other offices occasionally to meet the demands of business.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for eight hours.
  • Must be able to type or write legibly in a dimly-lit setting.

In Turn We Will Provide:

  • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short and long term disability.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • Paid parking where applicable.
  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected.
  • Clear career ladder opportunities.

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