Position: Ophthalmic TechnicianThe Healthy Vision Institute is widely recognized as one of the leading total eye care centers in Tampa Bay. Our physicians are leading the way with cutting edge technology and have a 90% success rate in the treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. With three locations in the Tampa Bay area, the Healthy Vision Institute offers an exciting and high paced environment for a professional looking to take the next step in their career. A COA/COT certification is the minimum requirement, with retina experience. The candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge of the ophthalmic patient assessment as well as the skills to perform. The qualified individual must understand ophthalmic templates and patient flow. To be successful in this role, the candidate must also be customer service focused and have exemplary customer service skills.About Our Company:The Healthy Vision Institute is a dynamic organization providing highly specialized ophthalmology, optometry and optical services in Pinellas and Pasco counties. Serving over 11,000 patients per year our successful healthcare delivery model has positioned our organization for growth creating the need for this key position within our company to join our team of dedicated professionals. Qualifications and Skill Requirements:• A high school diploma or its equivalent• Completion of Ophthalmic Technician training and certification program• 2-4 years of related experience• Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.• Performs a variety of tasks.• Works well under general supervision.• A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Job Duties:• Tests and measures eye function to assist Ophthalmologist to diagnose and treat eye disorders and disease.• Preparing examination and treatment rooms• Reviewing the appointment schedule • Performing basic and routine vision screening examinations• Administering eye medications• Cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments and assisting physicians during minor surgical and laser procedures. • Tests patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception.• Examines eye for abnormalities of cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers. • Applies drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes. • Measures intraocular pressure of eyes. • Tests patient's field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and charts test results on graph paper. • Measures axial length of eye, using ultrasound equipment. • Performs other tests and measurements as requested by physician. • Gives instructions to patients concerning eye care.Compensation / Benefits:• Competitive salaries plus incentive productivity bonus to qualified applicants• Job security—We are a very stable and fast-growing company• Full training as needed• Healthcare reimbursement used for healthcare premiums, dental, vision, prescriptions / medications, disability insurance (AFLAC), and many more• PTO—Varies among positions and experience• Six paid holidays (after 90-day probationary period)• Guaranteed 3% donation into your 401K plano Example: For an employee earning $35,000 / yr., $1,050 is donated annually, tax deferred until retirement• Profit sharing plan—Averages 7-10% of salary over the last five yearso Example: For an employee earning $35,000 / yr., approximately $3,500 goes into their tax deferred retirement account• Full vision care—Optical benefits (prescription) and huge discount on glasses and sunglasses• Ophthalmic care• Education reimbursement allowance• Uniform reimbursement (as needed)• Quarterly staff appreciation events• Daily appreciation—Feeling satisfaction, as you are part of saving the eyesight for thousands of seniors and diabetics.If you feel that you are a great fit for our organization, please submit cover letter, salary expectations, and resume to jobs@healthyvision.org. Thank you for your interest in joining our dynamic team of professionals.