Optometry Technician in Imo, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Minimum Qualification
Professional Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary

  • The Optometric Technician is considered a paraprofessional role. In this career, your work is done under the supervision and guidance of an optometrist.
  • As a technician, your main duty will be to help the optometrist with eye examinations.
  • Your job duties will also involve assisting with patient eye care and examination, helping with the maintenance of patient records and handling some technical duties involving equipment and eyeglass preparation.


  • Help prepare patients before an examination
  • Gather medical history information
  • Explain the exam process and administering tests to determine the visual capabilities of a patient
  • Perform therapy exercises or procedures with a patient under the direction of an Optometrist
  • Record keeping
  • Inventory within exam rooms/laboratory
  • Keep notes during an examination
  • Assist with minor repairs of broken or damaged glasses
  • Educate patients on how to care for their contact lenses or glasses
  • Advise during frame selection
  • Take measurements for the preparation of lenses
  • Minor maintenance and repair for examination equipment or other office equipment

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have a minimum of a Optometry Technician Certificate with current license
  • 1-2 years of experience
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Productive and quality focused
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career
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