Sutter Health Ophthalmic Technician- Optometry (Per Diem) in Santa Cruz, California

Position Overview:


The Certified Ophthalmic Technician , under general supervision, performs refractions for the ophthalmologist assists in performing minor surgical procedures, greets and identify patients, takes a preliminary history, and, as needed, performs visual fields, takes fundus photographs, dilates pupils, and performs departmental duties to improve patient flow and department function.



Education, including Licensure / Certification / Registration

  • HS Diploma or equivalent required

  • Certification as an Ophthalmic Technician required

  • Current AHA BLS/CPR certificate required


  • Two (2) years of experience as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician preferred

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Saturday

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: PER DIEM

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.