Kaiser Permanente Ophthalmology Tech I - Ophthalmology - Glenlake in Atlanta, Georgia

The Ophthalmology Technician works under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, assumes the responsibility and accountability of performing Ophthalmic tests on patients as requested by Ophthalmologist.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides direct and indirect patient care associated with physician office visit.

  • Assist provider in the examination and treatment of ophthalmology patients. This assistance includes, but is not limited to the following: Examine records and forms, and prepares patients for current exam and treatments. Prepare appropriate equipment and instruments for surgery and follow-up care. Assists Ophthalmologist by performing technical tests and records results for procedures for the ophthalmologist's analysis and interpretation. Assist in refractive/diagnostic procedures to include manual manifest refractions, auto-refractometry, corneal topography, pachymetry, keratometry, ocular photography, and visual fields and papillary reflex testing.

  • Conducts vision screening tests to include, but not limited to, the following: Visual acuity, color vision, tonometry, visual fields, pupil exams, and other technical tests required by the ophthalmologist. Record data of above tests and determines need for further evaluation. Prepare procedure room.

  • Assist ophthalmologist with clinical procedures and performs as special assistant, using procedures pertaining to all types ophthalmologic surgeries.

  • Prepare patients for and performs general preparation of pre-operative patients. Provide post-operative instructions as directed by the physician.

  • Assist provider in contact lens cleaning, dispensing, insertion/removal, and patient instruction. Prepare and fit patients with special optometric devices as instructed by the provider. Instruct patients in correct care, hygiene post-procedurally.

  • Order and maintain ophthalmologic medications and supplies.

  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly Quality Initiatives for the department.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician or Ophthalmic experience combined with surgical experience.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • BLS must be obtained prior to hire date.

Additional Requirements:

  • Fully proficient in and perform Goldman Visual Fields, Biometrics, and Fluorescein Angiography.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in optical technology.


TITLE: Ophthalmology Tech I - Ophthalmology - Glenlake

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.