Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT), Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (Ophthalmic Medical Tech), Ophthalmic Technologist (Ophthalmic Tech), Surgical Coordinator
Select a military branch to see samples.
Aerospace Medical Service; Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, National Registry Paramedic; Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Flight and Operational Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Flight and Operational Medical Technician; Dental Assistant Apprentice; Health Services Management; Health Services Management Superintendent; Ophthalmic Helper; Optometrist
Eye Specialist; Medical Service Corps Officer; Ophthalmologist; Optometry
Health Services Technician; Medical Administration Specialty
Assist ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions and ophthalmic photography. Provide instruction and supervision to other ophthalmic personnel. Assist with minor surgical procedures, applying aseptic techniques and preparing instruments. May perform eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct patients in care and use of corrective lenses.
On the job, you would:
Conduct tonometry or tonography tests to measure intraocular pressure.
Take and document patients' medical histories.
Take anatomical or functional ocular measurements, such as axial length measurements, of the eye or surrounding tissue.
medicine and dentistry
Arts and Humanities
Education and Training
teaching and course design
listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
talking to others
understanding people's reactions
looking for ways to help people
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
communicate by speaking
listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
notice when problems happen
make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Attention to Detail
Concern for Others
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems EyeMD EMR
Computer aided design CAD software
Computer aided design and drafting CADD software
Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or certificate after high school usually needed