Planned Systems International

Ophthalmology Technician

Location US-TX-San Antonio
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/31/2023 9:14 PM)
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The lives of our nation’s active-duty military, veterans, and their families depend on outstanding healthcare. At QuarterLine (QL), a Planned Systems International (PSI) Company, we strive to provide highly qualified healthcare professionals to work in the heart of military medicine. As a civilian contractor working for QuarterLine, you will utilize your abilities as an Ophthalmology Technician to treat patients at Lackland Air Force Base. 

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

  • HCW has a working knowledge of ocular terminology and basic medical terminology.
  • HCW must have assessed and documented the following clinical screening tasks with proficiency within the last 12 months: ocular case history, routine vitals to include blood pressure, patient pain level, patients chief complaint, patients visual acuity (distance and near), intraocular pressure (by Tonopen and Applanation tonometry), lensometry, stereo-testing(depth perception), color vision testing, auto-refraction, manual refractions, pupillary screening, ocular motility screening, confrontational fields, anterior chamber angles and identify defects using the slip lamp, instills dilation drops, and glasses prescription checks.
  • HCW must have performed the following clinical ancillary testing tasks with proficiency within the last 12 months: Humphrey Visual Field testing, Cone Contrast Testing (CCT), Brightness Acuity Testing (BAT), Corneal Topography (TOPO), Pent-a-cam, and IOL Master.
  • Instruct patients concerning eye care and contact lens handling.
  • Prepares patients and performs as surgical assistant in all types of ophthalmic surgery and/or minor surgical procedures as required.
  • Orders and maintains ophthalmologic medications, supplies and equipment for use by the physician. Perform routine checks of medications and sterile instrument packs for expiration dates.
  • Maintains and performs required periodic calibration checks on surgical instruments and equipment. Perform user maintenance checks on specialized clinic and surgical equipment. Perform calibration checks on clinical diagnostic equipment and documents such calibration according to specification listed on equipment.
  • Assists in administrative/clinical duties when not actively working in patient care, to include maintaining cleanliness per infection control MDWI 44-157. Performs inventory weekly or as needed.

Minimum Requirements

Degree/Education: High school graduate


Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support:

  • Possess and maintain current certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)


  • Three years of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist after COA certification from JCAHPO in a Large Ophthalmic Practice (5 ophthalmologists or more).
  • Five years of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist after COA certification from JCAHPO in a Small Ophthalmic Practice (4 ophthalmologists or less).

Basic Life Support: Must hold active BLS Certification approved by AHA or Red Cross


Citizenship: US Citizenship

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements: You must be on the premises to perform the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift.


Normal Duty Hours/Shifts: The MTF hours of performance are 0600 through 1800 Monday through Friday


Scheduling: Normal hours of operation are 0700 through 1700 with a 1-hour non-paid lunch each day, not to exceed 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, deviations to these times will be only as authorized by the contracting officer representative and/or a contracting officer.


QuarterLine Consulting Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, QuarterLine is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you are unable to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs due to a disability, please email to request accommodation.

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing, or by dialing 703-575-8400.


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