FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Full Time


Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist job in San Antonio, Texas. 

The Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist job is a civilian position within the military medical system supporting the military and their families striving for suicide prevention and mental health wellness. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday-Friday day schedule
  • Full-time hours
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)


Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist Job Overview:

  • Provide a wide variety of duties to assist the optometrist/ophthalmologist as appropriate to the level of certification (i.e., COA, COT, or COMT). 
  • Obtain patient histories, perform prescription verification, and maintain patient records. 
  • Assist in testing patient vision. Test far and near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception. 
  • Examine the eye, using slit lamp, for abnormalities of cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers. 
  • Apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes. 
  • Measure intraocular pressure of eyes (glaucoma test). 
  • Test field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and chart test results on graph paper. 
  • Measure axial length of eye, using ultrasound equipment. 
  • Instruct patients concerning eye care and contact lens handling. 
  • Prepares patients and performs as surgical assistant in all types of ophthalmic surgery. 
  • Prepares procedure room. 
  • Orders and maintains ophthalmologic medications, supplies and equipment for use  by the physician. Perform routine checks of medications and sterile instrument packs for expiration dates 
  • Maintains and performs required periodic calibration checks on surgical instruments and equipment. Perform user maintenance checks on specialized clinic and surgical equipment. Perform calibration checks on clinical diagnostic equipment and documents such calibration according to specification listed on equipment. 
  • Assists in administrative/clinical duties when not actively working in patient care, to include maintaining cleanliness per infection control MDWI 44-157. Performs inventory weekly or as needed. 

Ophthalmology Technician/Technologist Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • High School Graduate 
  • Completion of an ophthalmology or optometric technician course
  • Certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology or a completed a formal ophthalmic training program of the United Stated Armed Forces. 
  • One year of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist after certification, to include assisting in surgery. 
  •  Computer Competency (Microsoft applications, databases, medical records)



 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 



FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.


Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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