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Ophthalmic Medical Technologists

Assist ophthalmologists with clinical tasks.

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Wages:

Median wages for the broader occupation, Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, are $26.30 / hour.

Education:

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
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Job Title Examples:

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)
Ocular Care Technologist

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