2285 116th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

P: 425.451.2020


145 W North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60610

P: 312.701.2020


11005 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78758

P: 512.596.2020

Job Description


Job Title:                         Ophthalmic Technician

FLSA:                                Non-Exempt

Reports To:                    Center Director

Location:                         Seattle/Bellevue

Schedule:                        Normal Business Hours M-F/Some Sat Mornings, Flexible Based on Need

Travel:                              Not Required

About the Company:

Be part of the change. Join SharpeVision and work with a national leader in refractive surgery bringing clear, unencumbered sight to people from around the world. We are modern, transformative vision- correction boutiques located in Seattle, Chicago and Austin. Our goal is to help our patients realize their full human potential. We believe in people and the magic that happens when they focus on a common goal. We believe in the power of technology to transform lives, and we believe we are here to be part of it. The day is coming when no adult will need to put plastic in their eyes or on their face to see clearly. At SharpeVision, we are bringing that day closer, one patient at a time.


SVML Ophthalmic Technicians combine exceptional work ethic, high energy and an outstanding personality, with a strong dedication to patient satisfaction. Our ophthalmic technicians are highly organized with the ability to plan and prioritize their work for optimal efficiency. They demonstrate both technical and clerical knowledge and have the ability to effectively adapt to a fast-paced team environment. They are reliable, responsible, dependable, honest and ethical. They are socially perceptive to patients’ needs and feelings. They have an understanding of their impact on Company outcomes and results and are dedicated to producing superior work.

All SharpeVision employees must continuously demonstrate our 5 Core Values:

  1. Consistently Exercise Good Judgement
  2. Be an Excellent Communicator
  3. Have Fanatical Attention to Detail
  4. Be Genuine and Authentic
  5. Be Patient-Focused

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Conduct tests to measure intraocular pressure.
  2. Measure visual acuity.
  3. Take patient medical histories.
  4. Administer topical ophthalmic medications.
  5. Conduct visual field tests.
  6. Operate, clean and maintain ophthalmic/surgical instruments, equipment and facilities.
  7. Take measurements of the eye.
  8. Measure lens power.
  9. Assist physicians in performing surgical procedures.
  10. Conduct ocular motility tests.
  11. Communicate telephonically with patients regarding scheduling or to inquire about post-operative status or recovery.
  12. Assist with Laser Vision Coordinator overflow.
  13. Execute core processes.
  14. Manage inventory process and order supplies.

In addition to a modern, progressive and friendly team culture, we offer:

  1. Competitive Pay
  2. Free LASIK
  3. Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  4. Paid Time Off Including Holidays
  5. 401(k) Plan with 6% Match
  6. Group Life Insurance
  7. Long & Short Term Disability Insurance
  8. A Beautiful Work Environment


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school graduate or GED required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred. At least one year of experience as an ophthalmic, optometric, or medical technician preferred.

Language Ability:

Fluency of the English language. Excellent oral and written comprehension and expression. Speech clarity and recognition. Active learning and listening. Ability to respond to common inquiries and provide information to patients and colleagues. Good interpersonal skills. Reading comprehension.

Math Ability:

Ability to use mathematical methods or formulas for related medical and scientific measurements and calculations. Ability to calculate percentages. Ability to compile, tabulate, or verify information or data.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to collect data and establish facts. Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form. Ability to use logic. Ability to identify information by categorizing and recognizing differences or similarities.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office Suite, Email, Calendar and Scheduling Software, Medical Software, Internet, Data Entry

Certificates and Licenses:

We prefer, but don’t require, that you are a COA, COT or COMT. But if we think you’re the perfect fit, we’ll hire you and get you certified.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position may supervise and/or assist employees relative to specific tasks or projects, but has no direct reports.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. The work environment is indoors and environmentally controlled. Work environment is structured. May have exposure to disease or infections.

Physical Demands:

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and arms to handle, grasp, position, move and control objects and tools; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; and maintain a stationary position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to make repetitive motion and demonstrate steadiness and control precision. The employee is required to operate in close quarters and have contact with patients.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

SVML is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.