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Techincian- Full time or part time

We are presently looking for fulltime and or part time technicians. Certification is desirable but not required. Past experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is required. You would be required to work at both our Niagara Falls and Amherst offices in a variety of settings. Skill sets our technicians have include the following.

  • Taking a patient history
  • Scribing for the doctor
  • Testing vision
  • Evaluating pupils
  • Checking eye pressure with Goldman, NCT and or tonopen
  • Lensometry both manual and automated
  • Manual refractometry
  • Visual Field Testing
  • OCT
  • Fundas or retinal photography
  • IOL master
  • A Scans
  • B scan
  • EOMS,BAT,Color testing,Confrontation VF testing

If you have any or all of these skills we would like to hear from you!

Competitive wages and great benefit package is offered. Benefits include 8 paid holidays a year, 401K with employer match, dental benefits, health Insurance, and an extremely generous vacation and paid time off package. Please e mail your cover letter with resume and salary requirements to jobs@fichte.com or mail to

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare

Attn: Human Resource Dept.

2825 Niagara Falls Blvd

Suite 130

Amherst NY 14228


Scribe- Full or Part time

We are currently looking for an ophthalmic scribe. The scribe works along side the doctors noting his findings in electronic medical records. Scribes also do specialized medical coding and billing for exams and ophthalmic testing. Other aspects of the job include, typing consult letters, escorting patients to check out or testing areas, obtaining signed consent from patients before medical procedures are performed and setting patient recalls and future appointments.

The scribe is an integral part of the team. Often times scribes are promoted to technicians where the skills they learned as a scribe are expanded upon in the technician role. We realize an ophthalmic scribe is a very uniqe position and we are willing to train the right person on the job.

Scribes ideally have some type of medical background so they understand medical terminology. They also must be able to type and are computer literate.

Competitive wages and great benefit package is offered. Fulltime benefits include 8 paid holidays a year, 401K with employer match, dental benefits, health Insurance, and an extremely generous vacation and paid time off package. Part timers also have a generous benefit package. Please e mail your cover letter with resumes to jobs@fichte.com or mail to

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare

Attn. Human Resources Dept.

2825 Niagara Falls Blvd

Suite 130

Amherst NY 14228