Kaiser Permanente Eye Center Tech Certified in Baldwin Park, California

The Eye Monitoring Center Technician is a member of the health care team who, working under the direction of the Department Administrator and/or designee assumes responsibility and accountability for resulting photographic diagnostic testing under the direct supervision of the Retina Physician In Charge. THIS POSITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN THE EYE MONITORING CENTER LOCATED IN BALDWIN PARK ONLY.

Essential Functions:

  • Identify retinal hemorrhages, Exudates, Vitreous Hemorrhage, Neovascularization, Non proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy to result: Diabetic Retina Screening photos and Moderate Diabetic Retinopathy Screening photos.

  • Identify various pathologies (e.g. Optic Nerve Cup Disc, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Old Laser Treatment, Macular Edema, Retinal Detachment, Emboli, Nevus, Drusen, Myelinated Nerve Fibers, Artery and Vein Occlusion to result: Age-Related Macular Degeneration Screening photos and Glaucoma Suspect Screening photos.

  • Perform order entry for ophthalmic diagnostic testing.

  • Speak with retina physician(s) concerning results and alert retina physicians following established medical center criteria.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of work experience as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) performing various diagnostic testing (e.g. stereo

photos, disc photos, fundus photos, Ocular Coherent Tomography (Macular and Optic Nerve).


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

License, Certification, Registration

  • Certification by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel as Certified Ophthalmic Assistant required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum six (6) months working knowledge of Fundus Photography (e.g. Macula, Optic Nerve, Artery and Vein).

  • Minimum six (6) months working knowledge of ocular anatomy, physiology, pathology and terminology.

  • Pass Diabetic Image Testing (Pre-Testing).

  • Pass probationary training curriculum/testing conducted by Retina Physician upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A.


TITLE: Eye Center Tech Certified

LOCATION: Baldwin Park, California


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.