Optometric Technician

San Diego, 92124, CA, California

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Recruiter Name: Abigail Valino

Job Description

Company: Total Vision


Position: Optometric Technician



Total Vision Tierrasanta – 5990 Santo Road, San Diego, CA 92124


Duration: Full-time, Direct Hire


Pay: $16.85 to $22.00 per hour + Monthly Bonus and Exciting benefits!!!


Total Vision is a group of highly successful optometry practices that have aligned towards a common goal of world-class eye-care results for its patients and California communities. We are a company that is seeing significant growth and are looking for top-notch team members with the passion, energy, focus, and commitment to excel in this type of environment.


Job Description


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Warmly greet incoming patients upon taking them back for pretesting before the exam.
  • Administrative duties included answering telephones, scheduling patient appointments per doctor preferences, and transcribing messages for return calls and faxes.
  • Perform pretesting including blood pressure, NCT, color and stereo, and auto perimetry
  • Advocate for overall health evaluation (i.e. Optomap)
  • Collect and relay pertinent health and ocular history to the doctor
  • Conduct contact lens insertion and removal training
  • Order various types of contact lenses 
  • Maintain and cleaned equipment and doctor’s lanes
  • Maintain proper levels of pretest/doctor supplies

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated flexibility in addressing a broad spectrum of patient requirements and preferences.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate positive patient rapport and build relationships while increasing patient retention.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with the proven ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and ensure that patient commitments/deadlines are met.
  • Proficiency in the utilization of automated equipment and systems standards in the optometry industry.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Experience in the Ophthalmic/Optometric/medical industry is a plus but is not required.
  • Amenable to reporting onsite

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  •  Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time, read a computer screen for long periods of time, reach, and lift up to 20 lbs. Hand dexterity, and eye and hand coordination are critical. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions.

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