Optometric Technician JobSarasota, FL


Gulf Coast Eye Center is seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join our team as an Optometric Technician in our Sarasota, FL location. Gulf Coast Eye Center was founded in 1999 and is dedicated to delivering exceptional eye care.

We offer the latest technology for testing and treating eye disease. You will be trained on the Heidelberg OCT, Konan cell count, Humphrey Visual Fields, LKC ERG, and B-scan. In addition to assisting with contact lens training, Lipiflow, low light level therapy, and IPL. Your rule is vital for patient care. We work hard to help our team enjoy what we do for our patients.


  • Health insurance offered after 3 months.
  • Eligibility for a matching retirement account after one year.
  • PTO and all major holidays.
  • Continued education opportunities encouraged and paid for.
  • Comprehensive eye care provided.
  • Bonuses paid quarterly.
  • Support for personal health with assistance in gym membership fees.

Join Gulf Coast Eye Center and become part of a supportive team that shares your dedication to delivering exceptional patient care. With our focus on work-life balance and professional development, you’ll have the opportunity to build a rewarding career in this Optometric Technician role in our Sarasota, FL location.

Apply now to be a part of the Gulf Coast Eye Center team!


  • Greet all office guests in a professional and friendly manner. 
  • Gather preliminary data through patient pretest, such as documenting chief complaints, gathering patient’s medical history, measuring visual acuity, eye movement, interocular pressure (IOP), retinal photos, visual fields, and optical coherence tomography (OCT). 
  • Educate the patient throughout the prescreening process about what each machine is testing for and provide 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 the patient in making decisions about frames and lenses.
  • 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
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented. 
  • Interest in healthcare
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Must present a professional appearance

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

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