The Ophthalmic Technician/photographer is a member of the health
care team who, working under the supervision of the department
manager, assumes responsibility and accountability for performing
Ophthalmic technician, photography and other technical tests on
patients as requested. The Ophthalmic Technician provides safe and
knowledgeable patient care.
- Provide direct and indirect patient care associated with
physician office visits.
- Perform biometrics, visual field examinations, B scan
ultrasound evaluations, tonometry, and keratometry consistent with
Certification by Joint Commission on Allied Health personnel in
- Perform ophthalmic photography (fluorescien angiography,
external photos, stereo photos and anterior segment photos),
consistent with Certification by Ophthalmic Photographer's
- Review, identify, label and file completed photographs,
negatives and slides. Identify, read and interpret stereoscopic
slides, according to department policy.
- Set up and maintain cameras, and associated ophthalmic
equipment and instruments in proper working order on a daily
- Develop ophthalmic film.
- Store equipment in its appropriate place at the end of the
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
- Three (3) years work experience (working twenty (20) or more
hours per week) as an Ophthalmic Technician within the last five
(5) years and be fully proficient in and perform Goldman Visual
Fields, Biometrics, Fluorescein Angiography and Retinal Photography
a great majority of the time.
- One year of job experience with cameras and darkroom technique
within the past two (2) years, preferred.
- High School Diploma/GED.
- Ophthalmic Technician Certification by Joint Commission on
Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.
- Certified in Retinal Angiography by the Ophthalmic
Photographer's Society, preferred.
- Knowledge of ocular anatomy, physiology, pathology, and
- Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership
- Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the
appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
TITLE: Ophthalmic Technician II Cert - Grade 660
LOCATION: Roseville, 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.