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Ophthalmic Technician Training

The Wilmer Eye Institute offers a variety of opportunities to those interested in becoming an ophthalmic technician. We are always looking for experienced and eager ophthalmic technicians who enjoy performing fast paced, wide ranging duties. At Wilmer you will:

  • Gain experience in multiple disciplines and technical areas
  • Work hands-on with the latest technologies in ophthalmology
  • Care for patients with a wide range of eye conditions and see new research in action
  • Have a path to leadership positions in both clinical and research areas


At Wilmer, you will be surrounded by enthusiastic and helpful colleagues who take your professional development seriously. We invest in our employees and give them every opportunity to succeed. Benefits include:

  • Nine locations in central Maryland
  • Competitive salaries
  • Full Johns Hopkins employee benefits
  • Work-life balance: 8-hour shifts, no evenings, 10 university holidays per year
  • Free training and continuing education
  • Tuition reimbursement for employees and their children
  • Uniforms provided

For Additional Information on Ophthalmic Technician Opportunities

If you are an experienced ophthalmic technician and would like additional information about opportunities at the Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore, Maryland and its satellite locations, please fill out the form below with your name, email address and years of experience.

Please note:

  • You must have ophthalmic technician experience
  • These opportunities are located in Baltimore, Maryland and nine satellite offices across Maryland.
  • You must at least age 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.
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Apply for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs

To view specific job opportunities with Wilmer and apply, please visit JHU Jobs and search for "ophthalmic technician".

Ophthalmic Technician Training Program

If you are not an experienced ophthalmic technician and are interested in the Ophthalmic Technician Training Program, an on the job paid learning experience, please visit JHU Jobs and search 'ophthalmic technician assistant'.

While no ophthalmic or medical experience is required for entry into our apprenticeship program, candidates should have:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with positive and negative numbers
  • A verifiable work history
  • An interest in the eye and in helping people

For more information on the roles and career paths for ophthalmic technicians:

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