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Northwest Eye Surgeons Ophthalmic Technician - Seattle Northgate/Renton, NWES in Seattle, Washington

Need help getting certified? NWES can help! Work side by side with providers and get eye experience in our clinic!

Be part of an exciting and team-oriented, multi-specialty Ophthalmology practice! NWES provides a great work life balance with no weekends or holidays work. We are looking to hire a Full Time, 40hours per week Ophthalmic Technician for our Retina team which will be located in our Seattle-Northgate location with weekly travel to our Renton Clinic. Candidates will get great pediatric eye and multi-specialty exposure!

Responsibilities include:

  • Take patients' medical histories, perform workups, and perform ophthalmic diagnostic exams to obtain the information needed for provider to determine a diagnosis

  • Operate ophthalmic equipment, such as Auto Refractor, Retinoscopes, Phoropters, Slit Lamp, Pentacam/Topography, Wavescan, IOL master/ lenstar, Projectors, Zeiss OCT and Heidelberg OCT.

  • Assist providers in performing ophthalmic procedures and by performing clinical functions, such as room flow, status communication to patient and provider

  • May instruct the patient in care and treatment of eye conditions, apply dressings to eye, as well as assist provider with documentation of exam data.

  • Triages phone calls from patients and outside contacts in accordance with the standard of care for Ophthalmology and office policies.

An ideal candidate will be patient-focused with a love for the geriatric and pediatric communities. Northwest Eye Surgeons is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salary and full benefits packages including PTO and 401(k) matching.


  • High School diploma or equivalent; and a minimum 6 months post-secondary education and/or training

  • 1 year experience as a technician or in patient services preferred

  • Proficient with computers, Microsoft Office products, Windows environment, and strong keyboarding skills.

  • Basic knowledge of Medical Terminology

  • Basic math skills (add, subtract, etc.)

  • Demonstrate strong ability to multitask

  • Have flexibility to help in all areas and effectively work in a team environment

  • Maintain a professional presentation, patient confidentiality and have strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication for exemplary customer service

  • Strong organization and attention to detail


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off