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Job Summary

To perform basic visual exam and testing under the close supervision of medical and Allied Health staff.


  • Provide exceptional patient service
  • Stock and maintain exam and treatment rooms
  • Calibrate, clean and maintain equipment
  • Obtain complete medical history
  • Communicate delays to patients
  • Patient work up: Vision check, pupils, EOMS, Ancillary testing: Topography, Pentacom, Marco
  • Contact Lens insertion and removal
  • Contact Lens training
  • Orders for contacts and returns
  • Measure and polish contacts
  • Triage

Required Qualifications*

  • High School graduate
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years experience as an Optometic Technician
  • Certification is required to be obtained within one year
  • Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
  • Keyboarding skills
  • Respectful and compassionate attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Electronic Medical Record experience
  • Demonstrate integrity and commitment to meeting and exceeding the needs of our patients and referring physicians
  • Demonstrate understand and compliance with University policies and KEC guiding principles that promote Caring, Teamwork, Integrity and Innovation

Desired Qualifications*

  • Associate's degree in health area
  • Experience in field of Optometry

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; dependent on clinic operation hours

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.