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Why You'll Love This Job

Vitreoretinal Consultants of NY is the premier retinal care destination for patients across Long Island, Queens, NYC, and beyond. Founded in 1981, our team of nationally-recognized retina specialists and surgeons have established themselves as distinguished physicians, compassionate providers, and key thought leaders in the retina care community. We are committed to providing a compassionate and ethical environment that focuses on patient-centered care. From diagnostics to clinical trials, we bring clarity, transparency, and humanity to all aspects of what we do. We have a very high level of patient satisfaction and are proud of our reputation, online and in the medical community.


Position Title: Ophthalmic Technician
  • Full-Time position
  • Monday- Friday will include some Saturdays
  • Flexibility to travel between offices a must!
Job purpose:
Ensuring patient and doctor satisfaction by being a team player, working efficiently and being professional.
Specific duties and responsibilities:
  • Arriving to work on time
  • Reliable/dependable attendance
  • Documenting an accurate chief complaint
  • Checking vision
  • Updating medical history
  • Documenting medications
  • Checking intra-ocular eye pressure
  • Instilling drops
  • Seating patients in exam rooms
  • Prepping patients for injections
  • Consenting patients for treatments/procedures/surgery
  • Confirming patient insurance authorizations for treatments
  • Performing any other clerical and/or technical duties assigned
  • Must learn all aspects of the eye and eye health
  • Being personable and friendly to patients and staff
  • Working as a team player by covering shifts, traveling to other locations or changing assignments
  • Performing OCT photos
  • Stocking supplies
  • Keeping work area clean

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in the medical field (Ophthalmic Field experience a plus)
  • An understanding of the basic anatomy of the eye.
  • Capable of screening and running patients thoroughly and in a timely manor
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Kind and friendly personality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to Multitask in high pace/ high volume environment
  • Capable of taking direction
  • Basic knowledge with computers
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