Optometric Technician JobNew Bern, NC

Why You’ll Love This Job

Are you someone who finds joy in connecting with patients and providing exceptional care? If so, we invite you to join our team at New Bern Family Eye Care! We currently have an opening for an Optometric Technician in our New Bern, NC location.

As the Optometric Technician, you’ll play a vital role in our practice, maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor as you guide patients through optical testing to assess their visual abilities. Your expertise will help patients make informed decisions about their eyewear options.

Here are a few reasons why you’ll love working with us:

  • A supportive team environment that fosters personal and professional growth
  • State-of-the-art technology to enhance patient care
  • Opportunities for ongoing education and training
  • A warm, family-centered culture that prioritizes patient-centered care

New Bern Family Eye Care is an independently owned vision clinic located in Craven County, just off HWY 70 in New Bern. Additionally, we have three other local practices – SpecialEyes Pediatric & Special Needs Vision Clinic, Pamlico Family Eye Care, and Creekside Family Eye Care – all dedicated to serving our patients with excellence.

We take pride in our commitment to building an exceptional team, investing in education, and valuing each individual’s contributions. Our goal is to make each workday challenging, rewarding, and enjoyable for all team members.

Join us at New Bern Family Eye Care and take the next step in your career as an Optometric Technician! 


  • Greet all patients in a professional and friendly manner. 
  • Gather preliminary data through pretest, such as documenting chief complaints, gathering patient’s medical history, obtaining vitals, measuring visual acuity, eye movement, interocular pressure (IOP), color vision, pupils, cover test and instilling dilation drops.
  • Run diagnostic equipment such as retinal photos, visual fields, and optical coherence tomography (OCT). 
  • Educate the patient about what each machine is testing and explain instructions to provide accurate test results. 
  • Accurately and efficiently document the results of pretesting into the current EHR program. 
  • Educate and instruct the patient on insertion, removal, and proper care of contact lenses. 
  • Assist the Optometrist as needed during examinations.
  • Assist other members of the team when needed and available. 

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 1-3 years prior optometric technician experience preferred.  
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to multitask. 
  • Timeliness and dependability.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented. 
  • Interest in healthcare. 
  • Team player
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Must present a professional appearance.  

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

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