Optometric Technician JobSpokane, WA

Why You’ll Love This Job

Vision Institute Northwest is growing and we are looking for an upbeat, enthusiastic person to join our team!

Our Optometric Technicians perform a variety of tasks to help prepare the patient for the doctors.

Previous optical or medical office experience is a plus, but we hire for personality and potential above all else. The successful candidate will possess a self-starter attitude, enjoy working as part of a team, show a willingness to learn new things, is motivated, has computer skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

We have 3 locations: one in North Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Airway Heights.

We offer flexible schedule options, and we are open Monday through Saturday. There is potential for five 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: DOE

  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) matching 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Employee discount 
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Health insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Vision insurance 


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Company’s website:

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: Multiple locations


  • Test and measure patient’s acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, focus, ocular movement and color as requested by physician.
  • Measure intraocular pressure of eyes, using glaucoma test
  • Measure axial length of eye, using ultrasound equipment
  • Examine eye for abnormalities of cornea and anterior or posterior chambers, using slit lamp
  • Apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes
  • Instruct patient in eye care and use of glasses or contact lenses
  • Instruct patient in vision therapy, using eye exercises
  • Obtain and record patient’s preliminary case history
  • Adjust and repair glasses, using screwdrivers and pliers
  • Assist patient in frame selection
  • Assist in fabrication of eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • Develop visual skills, near-visual discrimination, and depth perception, using developmental glasses
  • Maintain records, schedules appointments, perform bookkeeping, correspondence, and filing
  • Maintain inventory of materials and cleans instruments. 

Skills & Qualifications


  • Day shift 
  • Saturday Availability 
  • Five 8 Hour Shifts

Work Locations:

  • North Spokane – 12 E Rowan Suite 1 Spokane WA 99207 
  • Spokane Valley – 12121 E Broadway Building 1 Spokane Valley WA 99206 
  • Airway Heights – 11919 W Sunset Hwy Suite E Airway Heights WA 99001 

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

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