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Why You’ll Love This Job

Vision Institute Northwest is growing and we are looking for an upbeat, enthusiastic person to join our team!

Our Optometric Technicians perform a variety of tasks to help prepare the patient for the doctors.

Previous optical or medical office experience is a plus, but we hire for personality and potential above all else. The successful candidate will possess a self-starter attitude, enjoy working as part of a team, show a willingness to learn new things, is motivated, has computer skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

We have 3 locations: one in North Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Airway Heights.

We offer flexible schedule options, and we are open Monday through Saturday. There is potential for five 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: DOE

  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) matching 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Employee discount 
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Health insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Vision insurance 


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

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Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: Multiple locations

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Test and measure patient’s acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, focus, ocular movement and color as requested by physician.
  • Measure intraocular pressure of eyes, using glaucoma test
  • Measure axial length of eye, using ultrasound equipment
  • Examine eye for abnormalities of cornea and anterior or posterior chambers, using slit lamp
  • Apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes
  • Instruct patient in eye care and use of glasses or contact lenses
  • Instruct patient in vision therapy, using eye exercises
  • Obtain and record patient’s preliminary case history
  • Adjust and repair glasses, using screwdrivers and pliers
  • Assist patient in frame selection
  • Assist in fabrication of eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • Develop visual skills, near-visual discrimination, and depth perception, using developmental glasses
  • Maintain records, schedules appointments, perform bookkeeping, correspondence, and filing
  • Maintain inventory of materials and cleans instruments. 



  • Day shift 
  • Saturday Availability 
  • Five 8 Hour Shifts

Work Locations:

  • North Spokane – 12 E Rowan Suite 1 Spokane WA 99207 
  • Spokane Valley – 12121 E Broadway Building 1 Spokane Valley WA 99206 
  • Airway Heights – 11919 W Sunset Hwy Suite E Airway Heights WA 99001 

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 123679