Optometric Technician – Training Provided! JobRio Rancho, NM

Why You’ll Love This Job

Join one of the Best Places to Work as recognized by Albuquerque Business First!

Vision Source Rio, a locally owned and operated Optometry practice in Rio Rancho, is seeking an Optometric Technician to join our growing practice.

In this entry-level role, your people skills and efficiency will be greatly appreciated by your patients as you guide them through the process of pretesting before they see the Optometrist — all within a professional and upbeat environment.

A little about us:

  • Family owned and operated practice serving the local Rio Rancho community since 1996
  • Albuquerque Business First Best Place to Work
  • CooperVision Best Practices Award of Excellence
  • 4.6 stars on Google (695+ reviews)
  • Member and leader within the Vision Source network of locally owned optometry practices across the country  
  • Modern practice employing the latest technology and a state-of-the-art facility to best serve our patients
  • Externship site for the Ohio State College of Optometry

As part of our team you also will receive perks and benefits that include:

  • PTO
  • Paid holidays (Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, and Fourth of July, when these days fall on regularly scheduled workdays)
  • Health insurance including a free gym membership
  • In-house vision and materials benefits
  • 401K plus up to 3% matching
  • A robust bonus structure

Starting pay: $14-$17 per hour. This is a Full-Time role.

Office hours Monday – Friday. Weekends off!


As a part of the Optometric Technician team, you will work with patients one-on-one to complete the diagnostic testing for their appointments.  

Key responsibilities include:  

  • Prepare patients to be seen by the Optometrist
  • Gather patient medical history
  • Complete diagnostic testing and necessary documentation
  • Assist the Optometrist as needed during examinations
  • Show patients how to properly insert, remove, and care for contact lenses
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

No prior experience is necessary. On-the-job training and continuing education will be provided.

What you will bring:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to manage time wisely; detail-oriented approach
  • Positive attitude and collaborative spirit
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills
  • Spanish language skills a plus

If you are looking to grow your career while making a difference in the lives of others, apply for our Optometric Technician role today! Please reach out to cara@visionsourcerio.com with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

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