Job Description

Be in the heart of it all where you can help patients see the world through state-of-the-art medical and surgical eye care.  For more than 35 years, Arizona has trusted the care of their eyes to our ophthalmology practice.  Now is your opportunity to join our growing team and be a part of changing someone’s life while using your healthcare experience.


As an Ophthalmic Assistant, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, or Certified Ophthalmic Technician we are looking for you if you:

  • Have a high degree of technical skill in caring for patients in an ophthalmic clinic.
  • Feel comfortable interacting positively with physicians, coworkers, patients, and patients’ families
  • Are adept at making decisions based on established methods, policies, and procedures
  • Are physically able to stand for long periods of time as well as walk, bend, reach, push, and lift equipment and patients 
  • Have excellent communication skills, written and oral, with staff, doctors and patients.
  • Are personable; empathetic with patient's needs and concerns.
  • Are well-organized with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy.
  • Are able to perform all skills for clinical examinations for your specialty that may entail and not limited to, performing measurements and tasks including visual acuity, manual lensometry, automated lensometry, perform confrontation visual fields, super pinhole testing, glare and contrast testing, motility, pupillary function tests, Applanation with Goldmann, Perkins and/or Tonopen, refractometry, osmolarity testing for dry eyes, assess angles w/ slit lamp, proper insertion of eye drops for dilation, pachymetry, auto refractor, OCT, fundus camera, topography.
  • Clean and organize work areas.
  • Report any broken and malfunctioning equipment to the lead.
  • Are knowledge of Meaningful Use
  • Are be a team player.
  • Act professional with patients and peers.

These are the kinds of things you can expect to do on a regular basis if you are chosen to join our team as an Ophthalmic Assistant:

  • Obtain patient histories through interviews and intake assessments, making note of findings in EHR
  • Maintain rooms, including cleaning as necessary
  • Interact with all patients using a high level of respect and professionalism
  • Attend communication meetings, in-service trainings, and educational opportunities


Naturally, we provide all the benefits you would expect from a world-class organization. Also, since we are in an office environment, you can expect weekends and holidays off so you can enjoy a beneficial work-life balance. Don’t wait to take control of your life. Contact us and tell us how you can add value to our team. We look forward to hearing from you.


Skills / Requirements

  • A high-school diploma or equivalent
  • Ophthalmic assistant training through the American Academy of Ophthalmology — JCAHPO
  • CPR certification

Important Notes

BDPEC offers a very generous and comprehensive total rewards package to include company medical, dental and vision insurance for employees, up to 19 days of paid time off per year, a 401(k), flexible spending account plan, and training opportunities.

To learn more about Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center and our career opportunities, please visit our website at . 

Pre-employment drug and background screening required prior to employment.

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP; .