Ophthalmic Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512635-589047
    • Job Location: MEMPHIS, TN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 07, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: November 27, 2017
    • PCN: OPS0129
    • Position: Ophthalmic Technician
    • Date: 8/28/2017
    • FLSA Status: Non Exempt
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Job Description:

This position is responsible for the patient interview obtaining history and assisting with the examination. Assists the Physician by administering patient care as directed, and assists with office procedures including patient preparation. Performs special testing such as lensometry, auto refraction, keratometry, performs screening and threshold visual field testing with automated perimeter, performs A-scan biometry for intraocular lens calculations; provides information to patients regarding the care and handling of soft and hard contact lenses; assists physician in the fitting of contact lenses. Also, inspects equipment to ensure proper working order. Performs other duties and assignments as required.

Experience and Skills:


  • Patient assessment
  • Patient procedures
  • Patient care
  • Patient procedures
  • Patient testing
  • Patient education
  • RX authorization
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Equipment/room effectiveness
  • Chart documentation
  • Physician schedule
  • Patient triage
  • Patient flow processes




¨ High school graduate, or equivalent

¨ Previous experience as an ophthalmic assistant or technician attained through a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience.



Appointments will be based on merit as it relates to position requirements without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Successful candidates must submit documentation verifying employment eligibility and identity and successfully pass a drug test to be employed by University Clinical Health. External candidates apply online at http://universityclinicalhealth.com/careers. University Clinical Health is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resource Department at 901-866-8100 or fax 901-302-2008.